Books on Counseling



A Princess and Her Garden
A Princess and Her Garden

Winner of two Silver Nautilus Book Awards for 2012, A Princess and Her Garden is a fable that reflects the stories of many women—and some men—who learn to put other people's needs before their own, until one day they come to realize they feel lost or unhappy because they have forgotten, or perhaps never learned, how to care for themselves.



Adaptive Coaching
Adaptive Coaching

Competitive advantage comes not from new products, strategy, or process, but from ordinary people achieving extraordinary results. Adaptive Coaching offers a research-based approach to creating individualized, tailor-made learning opportunities that close the gap between what companies and clients expect from coaching and the results it delivers.



Applications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® in Counseling
Applications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® in Counseling

Through her extensive use of the MBTI instrument in college counseling and in private practice, Judith Provost, Ph.D., shares her counseling experiences with 18 clients representing all 16 types and a wide range of ages. Written with the counselor in mind, this book recommends ways to help students and couples and explores the applications of multicultural counseling principles when using the Indicator.



Career Counselor's Package
Career Counselor's Package

Reinventing careers is especially important these days, and this package provides the right mix of CAPT handouts, exercises, and booklets necessary to create a successful workshop or individual career counseling session. Learn how the KGI® assessment helps strengthen leadership and group skills, which can help make you and your clients more successful in business, organizational, and educational settings.



Depth Coaching
Depth Coaching

Discover your own hero's journey and how to encourage others on their paths to self-understanding. In Depth Coaching, author Pat Adson explores the skills and attitudes needed to assist people in developing their full potential. As a detailed guide for therapists, life coaches and any one interested in helping others on the journey, this book provides the tools for an intense study of personal developmental issues.



Differentiated Coaching
Differentiated Coaching

An exciting new book from an author well-versed in psychological type and its various applications. Here Kise explores the keys for how change can be facilitated so that everyone involved gets the most out of the process and the results. Focusing on teachers and the many demands of the classroom, administration, and community, Kise offers sound advice for helping teachers cope and excel in a complicated and often frustrating environment.



Differentiation Through Personality Types
Differentiation Through Personality Types

This new, comprehensive resource by Jane Kise, author of Differentiated Coaching and Find Your Fit, presents an easy-to-implement, usable framework that assists K-12 teachers in achieving success in the classroom. Readers will find clear direction in appealing to different learning personalities and practical ideas and activities for immediate application in the classroom.



Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment
Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Assessment

Well-known author and psychologist Naomi Quenk gives valuable advise in this succinct guide designed for mental health practitioners needing quick, comprehensive instruction on the clinical application of the MBTI® instrument. It contains information on how to avoid common pitfalls with clients, as well as suggested methods on the administration, scoring, interpretation, and reporting of the Indicator.



Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best
Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best And Your Best

Written at the elementary school level, Exploring Personality Type: Discovering My Best and Your Best is about how students might like to learn, think, and act. This is a great resource to help children better understand their MMTIC® results and psychological type at home or in the classroom. Students will see themselves in some of the descriptions of different personality types and learning styles.



Intimacy and Type
Intimacy and Type

A good relationship with another person is one of the most essential ingredients for a satisfying life. Nurturing that relationship so it will grow is not always easy—it’s good to have help! Intimacy and Type uses the principles of psychological type to give couples common ground for understanding how their individual personalities impact their interactions in relationships.



Let's Split the Difference
Let's Split the Difference

Understanding the subtle differences between similar personality types can be a challenge. Susan Nash’s book, Let's Split the Difference, is designed as a resource for trainers, consultants, coaches, and leaders to help individuals assess their best-fit type, and gain greater access to their innate strengths.



Looking at Type® Series
Looking at Type® Series

The Looking at Type® series includes one each of Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals, Looking at Type®: Your Career, Looking at Type® and Learning Styles, Looking at Type® and Spirituality, and Looking at Type® in the Workplace. This package contains all the information you will need to help your clients understand and learn to apply type in all facets of their lives.



Looking at Type®: Your Career
Looking at Type®: Your Career

The standard for MBTI® feedback in career counseling, this book describes how type is useful in career selection, linking type to interests, values, skills, decision making, and action planning. Teachers and MMTIC® facilitators will also find this resource helpful to students approaching high school graduation to gain insight into job responsibilities and career paths more likely to be personally satisfying.



Making a Difference by Being Yourself
Making a Difference by Being Yourself

There are so many ways to make a difference in the world. We all are hardwired to seek purpose and happiness, and what brings meaning to one person versus another remains a mystery. Making a Difference by Being Yourself deconstructs the puzzle by honing in on how our unique personality types frame the actions we take to impact others.



People Types & Tiger Stripes
People Types & Tiger Stripes

People’s behavior often seems randomly varied—but according to Carl G. Jung, behavior actually follows patterns. Jung called these patterns "psychological types," and he wrote extensively about these types. Isabel Briggs Myers brought Jung’s concepts into the mainstream through development of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument which helps a person figure out his or her psychological type.



Portraits of Self-Esteem
Portraits of Self-Esteem

Through an exploration of the 16 psychological types, author Bonnie Golden offers a unique and useful guide to enhancing self-esteem. Her work is based on surveys from more than 300 community college students, who comprise the composite profiles of how self-esteem is expressed by each of the 16 types.



Recovery From Loss
Recovery From Loss

The process of grief is different for everyone and understanding how those differences are manifested in actions and thoughts can be the key to healing from the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of loss. Through Mr. Tagliaferre's insightful perspective of his own poignant journey and Dr.



Self-Promotion for Introverts®
Self-Promotion for Introverts®

All too often, introverts get passed over for job offers and promotions while their more extroverted colleagues get all of the recognition. But it doesn’t have to be this way. In Self-Promotion for Introverts®, business communication coach and intrepid introvert Nancy Ancowitz helps introverts tap into their quiet strengths, articulate their accomplishments, and launch an action plan for gaining career advancement.



Still True to Type
Still True to Type

A follow-up book to Jeffries earlier True to Type, this book is aimed at the professional counselor and the human resources manager and answers 66 questions about administering and interpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument. The author is an acclaimed business consultant who has used the Indicator in many countries over the last seventeen years.



The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child
The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child

Introverted children are often misunderstood, even by their parents, who worry about them. Parents fret that they are unhappy and maladjusted. But the truth is quite different: Introverted children are creative problem solvers. Introverted children love to learn. They take time to stop and smell the roses, and they are dependable, persistent, and flexible.



Three Keys to Self-Understanding
Three Keys to Self-Understanding

Self-discovery can be an elusive process. Some people never fully express their true personalities because of obstacles from the past. Others float through life with a set of defense mechanisms that seem adequate until something happens to shake that pattern. In this groundbreaking work, Pat Wyman combines techniques from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument, the Enneagram, and Inner-Child Healing to create a method of self-discovery that has helped countless women overcome trauma and move on to productive and fulfilling lives.



Type in Education Kit
Type in Education Kit

Everyone wins when personality type enters the picture in the education process. Teachers, counselors, administrators, parents, and students learn there are many paths to success, and embracing differences yields a love of learning that carries on for life. These three books from CAPT provide a wealth of information for educators who want to help students discover their unique potential, including the foundation of type theory and practical exercises for workshops and the classroom.



Working with Teams Package
Working with Teams Package

Jumpstart your team workshops with this useful package of CAPT handouts, exercises, and ready-to-go programs designed to improve team performance. This package gives you a comprehensive set of practical tools to take any group through the process of using type as a way to improve their effectiveness as a team.



YOU
YOU

Based on MBTI® personality type and the 20 underlying facets of the Step II instrument, You is full of tips and tools designed to help people become more personally and professionally effective. Suggested self-management strategies are based on research and the collective knowledge of the authors, resulting in an outstanding resource for professionals and individuals.