Contact:  YTCi Course Director Dave Spenceley

TA Training with YTCi  - Bucharest

TA Training can lead to external examinations to qualify as a

Certified Transaction Analyst

Using TA philosophy and practice we create a supportive atmosphere in which you can safely develop professionally and personally. Providing you with an opportunity to reflect on your professional practice and to develop your professional skills and techniques.  

TA training is focused on professional and personal growth. The workshops include theoretical input, discussions, supervision and self experience. You will learn TA concepts and methodology and apply the theory to your personal life and professional practice.  

You will develop your skills and competence in TA analysis, contracting and develop strategies for planning psychotherapeutic / coaching interventions effectively when working with individuals and groups.

The training is process orientated, offering you the opportunity for personal reflection on areas which have an impact on your professional work.  

Training can lead to qualification as a TA Psychotherapist (CTA p) or TA Counsellor (CTA c) - the counselling field in TA whivh includes coaching, team building, leadership development, conflict resolution as well as psych-social counselling and couples work.  

Read the description of the aims and methodology of TA training at YTCi - pdf file

The TA 101 course  - online - the official Introduction to TA:

Understanding the core TA concepts: Provides an overview of TA theory and practice with participants how they can apply TA professionally and personally.

Attending the 101 course is a requirement prior to joining the foundation course or advanced training groups.


There is a new structure to the TA training programme in 2022:-

TA Foundation course - 16 modules over a two year period - leading to a YTCi certificate in TA concepts. The concepts covered provide the foundation for all TA psychotherapy, coaching, leadership development and counselling work.



Advanced and Professional TA training Groups: Developing TA knowledge, personal development, professional application and CTA exam preparation for either psychotherapy or counselling fields.

Note the counselling field in TA covers areas such as leadership development, conflict resolution and coaching as well as psycho-social counselling.  

Changed format: In 2022 these groups will meet for 20 days in 9 modules - two of the modules will last for 3 days.

Professional Development group: This group will meet 9 times for one day, with the focus on professional development issues requested in advance by the group participants - including theory and supervision topics.

Participants commitment: To the full year of training from the date they join the group. The year starts in January.

Practice in Romania: There is often much confusion and miss-information regarding the requirements and process for applying for certification to practice under supervision in Romania and the requirements for qualification as a CTA.

YTCi has created this pdf description of all the requirements along with a description of the relationship between the various professional bodies and a description of the process of application - along with the relevant links to follow.  YTCi uses the information received from ARAT regarding requirements for recognition in Romania. Trainees are responsible for ensuring that they fulfil the current requirements by both ARAT and other professional bodies within Romania.

Requirements for certification in Romania and to become a CTA (pdf download)

Six stages of training and development in the learning process: In this model the first three areas are seen as beginning stages, with the second three stages as being advanced. This model is based on an article by Bruce Loria 1983 TAJ, in which he quotes early educational works.

Basic: - preparing to practice

Advanced: - preparing for qualification as a CTA