"There really is something wrong in Denmark folks!" The INFJ, a personality profile found in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, is frequently misunderstood as detached, moody, silently angry, and even depressed. INFJs themselves regularly make a direct connection between their personalty … [Read more...] about MBTI Profile: INFJ Depression (Is It Real?)
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), or "MBTI Test," was derived from Jungian psychodynamic theory in the 1920s (also known as, "Shadow Type"). It measures preference for how individuals orient themselves in both their internal and external worlds. The application is broad and profound. The MBTI provides a framework for how we understand ourselves, and therefore, how we understand each other. The model promotes communication sensitive to the types we engage with every day.
"What's the nature of the therapeutic relationship? It's complicated!" Everyone Wants To Know (Or Do They?) The therapeutic relationship is complicated. I have been on both sides of the counselling scenario (as both a client and psychotherapist). These are two entirely different points of view. … [Read more...] about The Therapist’s Confessional – What We Think About Our Clients
Conflict At Work Is Inevitable We are spending an average of 2000 hours per year at the office, assuming you work a full time position. Work is a central part of our lives. Just like the relationships we have at home, work relationships also require care and attention. Conflict is sure to arise, no matter how … [Read more...] about Using Personality Psychology For Improved Relationships At Work (5 Tips)
Personality Tests and Cultural Narcissism We love to learn about ourselves through tests, especially when the results are supported by evidence-based research. Let's face it, if you really think about it, personality testing is narcissistic in nature. We take tests regardless of their statistical integrity (validity … [Read more...] about MBTI – The Personality Test That Changed Everything!