Exploring the MBTI and Myers Briggs Personality Types and applications | Personality Pathways

Workshops, Conferences & Other Resources for Coaches, Counselors and Organizational Development Practitioners interested in the MBTI, Myers Briggs Applications, and personality type

Upcoming Educational Conferences on MBTI, Personality Type, and Applications of Carl Jung's model of Psychological Type

Interntional Association for Psychological Type
2020 Conference

"Transforming Lives With Type: Theories, Tools and Techniques to Navigate the Modern World"
Chicago, Illinois
July 23- 26, 2020
(more info to follow later)

British Association for Psychological Type (BAPT)
2018 BAPT Conference - "TRENDING: #Type in the Digital Age"
Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes, UK
April 12 - 14, 2018

British Association for Psychological Type



Workshops on Personality Type & MBTI Training

Event Calendar Association for Psychological Type


Qualifying. Org
Offers Coaching Certificate and Master Class Certification in the MBTI ® for coaching, organizational development, and mental health/wellness professionals. This education organization and its companion organization, Leadership Performance Systems, also offers training & certification programs in a variety of other professional assessment tools, including the Strong Interest Inventory™, Type 360™, the BarOn EI™ measure, and the California Psychological Inventory™.
For more information, call 336-774-0330 or

High Performance Systems, Inc.
Developed the Communication Wheel ®, an innovative system using an understanding of Myers Briggs Personality Types to improve communications and relationships. HPS offers custom in-house or general public workshops on applying the MBTI and Myers-Briggs & Jungian methodologies to leadership, teams, communication, conflict and the New Sciences.
For more information, call 706-769-5836

Type Resources, Inc.
Offers interactive web-based training as well as face-face workshops are offered to enable responsible, professional use of the MBTI and the Majors Type Indicator plus learn exercises and techniques to apply knowledge of type to a broad range of personal, career, team building, leadership and organizational development issues.
For more information, call 800-456-6284 or

Association for Psychological Type
Regularly presents qualifying workshops at various times and locations throughout the country. Also presents advanced application workshops focused on selected areas of professional practice involving counseling, executive coaching, career planning, team work, human and organizational development.
For more information, call 804-288-2950 or www.aptinternational.org

MBTI Personality Type Training & Programs - Events Calendar
Chapter Events - Find a local chapter or meeting in your area
invisible (Membership optional, chapters welcome guests at meetings and events)

Chicago Association for Psychological Type
A Chicago area chapter of the International Type Association offering programs and workshops. Guests are welcome. Its goals are:

  • Expand knowledge and applications of personality type and the use of the personality assessment tools, such as the MBTI®.

  • Network with others interested in the same personality type issues and uses.

  • Learn creative new ways to apply personality type information and concepts in your professional, family, and personal life.


MBTI Advantage Workshops - MasterClass

The MBTI Masterclass program includes all the facets of the standard MBTI Qualification Workshop plus an additional day focusing on coaching, team and leadership development strategies with the MBTI® instrument.
For more information, call 336-774-0330 or visit: http://www.qualifying.org/about/mbti.php

The Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT).
Presents a full schedule of workshops throughout the country on a variety of advanced MBTI application topics. CAPT also presents MBTI Certification programs and will custom design in-house training programs.
For more information, call 800/777-2278 or e-mail training@capt.org or visit http://www.capt.org/training-workshops/training-schedules.htm

MBTI Certification Program
For more information and registration

Differentiated Coaching : A Framework for Helping Teachers Change

Differentiated Coaching: A teacher's guide for Helping Teachers Change
Book Reviews and Ordering Information Here.

Book Reviews on Type and Personality Type Applications

Book Review: "Facets of Type: Activities to Develop the Type Preferences" by Margaret & Gary Hartzler

Book Review by Peter Geyer: "The Cult of Personality: How Personality Tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies and misunderstand ourselves." by Annie Murphy Paul

A second review by Steve Myers: "The Cult of Personality" book . . . should it be renamed "Cult of Journalism?"

See our MBTI & Myers Briggs Personality Type Book Recommendations for more reviews

Other Links to Personality Type Resources


Personality Type In Depth
An online Journal edited by Carol Shumate and Mark Hunziker on Personality Type and related psychological thought and research. The journal also includes articles on applications to modern living and work environments. Of interest to both professionals and a more a general audience with an interest in Personality Type and/or its applications.



Journal of Psychological Type
Convenient electronic version of the venerable journal of psychological type. Also links to past articles and help for researchers.
> > > A sample JPT Electronic Article



BarOn test of Emotional Intelligence
Tests designed to measure emotional intelligence by directly assessing a person's ability to identify emotions in others, use emotions to facilitate thought, understand emotional vocabulary and meanings, and know how to manage emotions.
> > > See our article on Emotions, Feeling and Emotional Intelligence




Mary McCaulley Remembered
Myers Briggs and MBTI Pioneer Mary McCaulley passed away in her sleep on August 26, 2003. A memorial service was held in her honor in Gainesville, Florida on October 18th - the date of Isabel Myers' birthday.



Matha Wilson Alcock Remembered
On June 15, 2005 the Psychological Type community lost an energetic and compassionate friend, researcher and leader who courageously battled cancer to the end.



A Conversation with Katharine Myers on the MBTI ® and Personality Type
Katharine Myers, daughter-in-law of Isabel Myers and an important contributor to the Myers Briggs tradition, is interviewed by Jeanne Marlowe.



The Cult of Personality - reviews of Annie Paul's controversial book
- A review by Peter Geyer, INTP
- A review by Steve Myers, INFP


Responding to Critics of the MBTI and Myers Briggs Type Indicator
- Roger Pearman on the MBTI and Psychological Assessments


Pete Mockaitis - Team Building and Leadership Development Workshops using the Myers-Briggs & MBTI ®

Go Here for a directory of Coaches, Counselors and Organizational Development Practitioners certified to use the MBTI, Myers-Briggs Applications, and psychological type.

® MBTI, Myers-Briggs, Meyers Briggs, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Trust in the United States and other countries (aka meyer briggs or myers briggs).

Gifts Differing: Isabel Myers

Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type
- Kindle eBook -

"8 Keys to Self Leadership: From Awareness to Action"

Dario Nardi provides a handbook on self-improvement using the four mental functions and our introverted and extraverted selves as a template for self-development. I've also found the book helpful in understanding the "inner workings" of folks whose mental wiring is different from my own.

Roger Pearman The real meaning of the 16 personality types
"I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the Sixteen Personality Types
" By Roger Pearman

While not strictly an introductory book, it is an easy read for the lay person with an interest in learning about Personality Types and applying it to every day situations at home or work. Roger Pearman is one of the giants in the field of teaching practical applications of the MBTI & Myer's Personality Type. [More Info Here on ordering this and other books on Personality Type]


Differentiated Coaching: A Framework for Helping Teachers Change

Differentiated Coaching: A Framework for Helping Teachers Change

This is an ideal handbook for instructional coaches and those responsible for teacher staff development. It applies the latest research and theory of personality types, multiple intelligences, experiential learning models, and mind styles models to create a differentiated approach for staff development. Jane Kise has worked with teachers and school districts helping them apply the concepts of Personality Type to enhance their teaching style and techniques. [Ordering Info Here]

© Published by Ross Reinhold & Reinhold Development 1997 - 2023
invisiblePrivacy Policy About Us