Welcome to ICTA
INSTITUTE FOR COUNSELLING AND TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS (ICTA),registered under the Societies Registration Act XII of 1955, was established by Fr. George Kandathil SJ, TM in 1973, with the objectives of - promoting the study of Transactional Analysis and its applications in Psychotherapy, counselling, education and organizations. promoting the study of Counselling methods. disseminating knowledge of Counseling and Psychotherapy
FR. GEORGE KANDATHIL SJ, TM (1910 -2011) is the FATHER OF TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS IN INDIA. He brought TA to India and spent the rest of his life – more than40 years - in teaching and spreading TA.
ICTA is fully committed to the emotional well-being - psychologically healthier and balanced lives - of individuals and institutions. It offers services to facilitate personal growth and development, academic and life-skills training, effective communication, interpersonal skills, adaptation to changes, managing relationships, decision making, assertiveness positivity in life, coping with stress, solution - orientation…
Three essential values of transactional analysis are:
- Equality of all human beings;
- Right to open-communication and the free exchange of information and ideas between people;
- Right and responsibility of individuals to choose how they will live their lives.
A BRIEF HISTORY
Transactional Analysis was brought to India in the year 1971 by Fr. George Kandathil SJ, who was trained under Muriel James and Claude Steiner, the first disciples of Dr. Eric Berne. Fr. Kandathil was a teaching member accredited by the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA), California, USA. - Read More »
ICTA envisions a world where people rooted in different traditions of religion, race and region live together as brothers and sisters; where there is basic unity and mutual respect for the differences of individuals and groups. Where respect is a mutual affirmation of the other’s uniqueness, an attitude that does not attempt or even want to change the other person. - Read More »
The mission of ICTA is to promote the study of Transactional Analysis and its application in personal growth, organizational behavior, education, counselling and psychotherapy
Santigram trust was formed in 1997; it was born out of a mutual understanding and agreement between ICTA and the Kerala Jesuit Society. The Trust is expected to function with the selfsame objectives as those of ICTA – in both conducting training programs and managing the facilities at Kalamassery. - Read More »