The Activity of Listening       

Welcome  -  The site was updated on October 1, 2018

     This is an informational web site dedicated to educating visitors to various topics such as the activity of listening, games people play, transactional analysis, the four categories of dynamic social operations, and others. The Activity of Listening, The OK Corral: Grid for What's Happening are described in several publications, written by Franklin H. Ernst, Jr., M.D.

     They are available here for your viewing and usage. Art work, drawings and diagrams are also available here for your viewing and usage.

What's New

Who's Listening ?  Transactional Analysis of Listening

Alphabet of Behavior Newsletter:   "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 6

                                                                 "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 7

                                                                 "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 8

                                                                 "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 9

                                                                 "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 10

                                                                 "Howdy Diagram" Issue No. 11

Transactional Musings Newsletter:  

Game Codes Newsletter:  

Social Tools Newsletter:  

Letters& Newsletter:  

"Neighborhood Watch Talk" - Newsletter:  

"Our Letter" - Newsletter:  



 OK Corral  OK  Corral

    Personality Functions

    Personality Structure

    Personality Operations


 The Encounterer

A newsletter of the Golden Gate Foundation for Group Treatment, Inc.  To view the newsletters go to The Encounterer tab.



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For writings by Franklin H. Ernst Jr, M.D. go to the Publications tab.

Getting Well With Transactional Analysis
Get-On-With, Getting Well and Get (to be) Winners

Coercive Feelings - Psychological Rackets in the OK Corral

 Self Re-Kidding

Game Diagram

Genesis of Games People Play