Tuning Out the OK Chorale by Susan Prudhomme

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Tuning Out the OK Chorale

Eric Berne’s Games People Play
Thomas A. Harris’s I’m OK, You’re OK
by Susan Prudhomme

I arrived at the Institute for Transactional Analysis in 1972, complete with the humanistic attitudes of the times, and eager to receive therapy under the guise of “being in training” as a practitioner. Instead of the staid, well-appointed offices I expected in an “institute,” I was taken aback to find a notably irritable receptionist presiding over a bare foyer.

This was overrun by young adults i . . .