General Interest Books



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.



Awakening the Heroes Within
Awakening the Heroes Within

In this original work, based on 20 years of research, Carol Pearson shows that the heroic quest is available to every person. We all have access to the common archetypes that enhance personal development. Part I introduces the heroic quest as a journey of consciousness and traces the way archetypes aid in constructing and balancing the psyche as they help a person form the Ego, connect with the Soul, develop a sense of true self, and finally express that self in the world.



Compass of the Soul
Compass of the Soul

In this groundbreaking work, author John Giannini offers an in-depth and often philosophical and autobiographical exploration of psychological type that seeks to reconcile type and archetype in Jung's original and subsequent works. Developing the larger implications of the functional couplings is one of Giannini's main objectives in Compass of the Soul.



Creative You
Creative You

Whether you can admit it to yourself or not, you are creative. In today’s complex world, creativity is the key to finding and living your passion. Whatever that passion is—cooking, technology, writing, or even plumbing—Creative You reveals your own personal style of creativity to help you build an environment of innovation at work and home.



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.



Discovering Type with Teens
Discovering Type with Teens

It’s not easy being a teen. Looking back on those days we often say, "If only I knew then what I know now." That statement resonates even more when we think about all the insights gained from our knowledge of personality type. In this era of constant connectedness, but less actual human contact, personality type can help teens find real connections to their peers and to themselves.



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.



Father, Son and Healing Ghosts
Father, Son and Healing Ghosts

"My Father was killed the first night the Marines landed on Saipan. I was two months old. He was twenty-three. This is the story of my search for him and, finally, for myself."Father, Son, and Healing Ghosts is a story of soul work, of finding one's self, and of healing lifelong wounds. Employing the rich Jungian symbolism from the movie "Field of Dreams," as well as his own experiences with Jung's philosophy, Anthony T.



Finding the Zone
Finding the Zone

“In the zone” – we know it when it happens, especially if we just let go. Our senses are heightened, our minds are clear, our vision is focused, and everything blends in a way that makes our work seem almost effortless. The “zone” is elusive but in Finding the Zone, author and renowned type expert Gordon Lawrence, demonstrates how we can learn to cultivate zone experiences in our daily lives.



Flex® Care
Flex® Care

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop, using the Flex® Leader's Guide, this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



Flex® Leader's Guide
Flex® Leader's Guide



Flex® Sell
Flex® Sell

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop, using the Flex® Leader's Guide this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



Flex® Talk
Flex® Talk

Developed for use in a FLEX® workshop using the Flex® Leader's Guide, this workbook teaches how to recognize your own preferred style of communication, how to recognize behavior cues that indicate personal interaction styles in others, and how to adjust—or "flex"—your style to better respond to particular individuals.



Health Care Communication Using Personality Type
Health Care Communication Using Personality Type

In a field where effective and empathic communication is crucial, an approach that recognizes and values different styles of communication is imperative. Using integrated research, actual examples from health care workers and patients, the tenets of type, and principles from the FLEX Care® program, the authors introduce a remarkable human model that acknowledges individual personalities.



Ideas and Evidence
Ideas and Evidence

Author Rowan Bayne evaluates and explores theory and practice in the world of the MBTI instrument. Bayne delves into a variety of type-related topics and prompts readers to examine the research surrounding personality terminology and descriptors. Discover how MBTI theory relates to critical thinking and research skills.



Juris Types
Juris Types

Written by law school professors and psychological type experts Don and Martha Peters, Juris Types: Learning Law Through Self-Understanding goes beyond general study tips to help you find learning strategies ideally suited to your unique personality. Juris Types includes a CD-ROM of reproducible step-by-step exercises to help guide you through each chapter.



LIFETypes
LIFETypes

A popular introduction to type describing the preferences with styles of communication, relationships, work, and careers. Each of the 16 types is characterized using examples from the seven L's — Living, Learning, Laboring, Leading, Leisure, Loving, and, when under pressure, Losing out. Full of real-life examples that bring type theory to life.



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®: The Fundamentals
Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals

Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals is designed to give a clearer picture of results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment or the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® assessment. This insight can enrich relationships, aid the decision-making process, and increase sense of self-worth and personal competence.



Magic at Work
Magic at Work

Could your company use a little magic? Let these authors share their knowledge and investigation of how to tap creative energies and talents in the workplace. By exploring the lore and habits of great magicians, Pearson and Seivert explain, "true magic is not a means of control or manipulation or evil sorcery.



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.



MotherStyles
MotherStyles

Janet Penley, author of The M.O.M.S.® Handbook, offers MotherStyles, a new inspirational tool to help every mother understand herself, break the myth of the ideal mother, and find the strength to develop her own style. Through use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) instrument, the most extensively researched and widely used personality inventory in the history of psychological type, MotherStyles aims to strengthen the parent-child relationship.



Murder Yet To Come
Murder Yet To Come

Great mysteries are driven by great characters, and Isabel Myers' mastery of personality served her well in winning the 1929 national Detective Murder Mystery Contest with Murder Yet to Come. Her first and only sojourn into fiction beat a field of contenders, including an entry from the soon-to-be-famous "Ellery Queen" (a nom de plume).



One of a Kind
One of a Kind

Every child is unique and through the understanding of psychological type, parents can learn to recognize their children's special gifts and separate personalities. As one of the first books to focus on type in children, One of Kind offers clear and practical information for developing a deeper understanding of personality type.



Pathways to Integrity
Pathways to Integrity

Life presents us with many ambiguous situations in which we ask ourselves two fundamental questions: "What should I do?" and "How should I decide?" Psychological type affects our habitual patterns of ethical choice making—patterns that can be made conscious, leading to expanded knowledge of self and to greater moral integration and wholeness.



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.



Please Understand Me II
Please Understand Me II

This greatly expanded edition presents a more comprehensive approach to the four temperaments. In it, Keirsey continues to investigate personality differences that refine his temperament theory and define the facets of character that distinguish each of the four from another. Focusing on the four kinds of intelligence&madsh;tactical, logistical, diplomatic, and strategic—Keirsey explains how one approach interests each of us more than another.



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.



Portraits of Type
Portraits of Type

The authors summarize more than 30 years of research with the MBTI assessment tool at the Institute of Personality Assessment and Research (IPAR). The IPAR method of assessing personality includes self-report personality and cognitive instruments, as well as observational measures. The results provide an unparalleled depth of information about the MBTI instrument and about the 16 types as seen by others.



Psychological Types
Psychological Types

Jung reviews concepts of type in classical and medieval thought and in modern philosophy, poetry, aesthetics, psychopathology, and biography, and goes on to discuss his own epoch-shaping ideas. Volume 6 of Jung's Collected Works is the first and most complete formulation of his ideas. The appendix includes four papers on type from lectures in 1913, 1923, 1931, and 1936.



Psychological Types at Work
Psychological Types at Work

Understanding others in the workplace is essential in order to succeed. Psychological Types at Work explores the effect of personality types and the relationships that form because of them. Author Rowan Bayne presents his research of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument and discusses how an understanding of that instrument and personality types can improve recruitment, communication, health, stress management, and counseling.



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.



Soul Types
Soul Types

Through stories, examples, and practical exercises, this revised edition of SoulTypes will help people discover which approach to spirituality, or "soul work," is most natural to each personality type. Jane Kise and Sandra Hirsh, coauthors of LifeKeys, explain what made past spiritual experiences meaningful, joyful, hollow, or even painful and uncover new paths for soul work that can add fullness to life at every stage of our journey, even in the midst of difficulties.



Statistics & Measurement
Statistics & Measurement

In this new edition of Statistics and Measurement: An Introduction, Ray Zeissett offers a fresh approach to the study of statistical research with step-by-step instructions, practical definitions of key terms, and quizzes to test understanding. Originally published to support psychologists in the study of test manuals and research literature, this revised edition provides a broader scope that includes examples from a variety of interest areas and a new section about how to critically read and evaluate research papers.



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.



Sundial
Sundial

Sundial is an interdisciplinary work about cognition and health that encompasses the disciplines of psychology, medicine, complementary healthcare, and spirituality. Author Barbara E. Bryden, Ph.D., considers the possible connections between psychological type and disease in a way that appeals to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® practitioner.



The 4 Temperaments Workbook
The 4 Temperaments Workbook

A participant workbook is also available as a companion piece to The 4 Temperaments DVD presentation. In addition to basic type information, it has descriptions for each of the temperaments that include Pathways, Pitfalls, Leadership Style, Influencing Strategies, Learning Style, and Teaching Style.



The Art of Dialogue
The Art of Dialogue

An MBTI book with a dynamic explanation of psychological type and communication researched and crafted by leading type expert, Carolyn Zeisset. Through the observation and recording of hundreds of dialogues, the author identifies the nuances and key phrases that determine different styles of communication.



The Chemistry of Personality
The Chemistry of Personality

Every student learns differently. The Chemistry of Personality is every teacher's invaluable guide to a powerful and simple method of understanding such diversity, exploring a positive approach to personality differences with their students, and using effective teaching methods that reach and engage every young mind.



The Developing Child
The Developing Child

In this pioneering work, Elizabeth Murphy uses personality type as theorized by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung to facilitate our understanding of naturally occurring differences in children. This book provides adults with the opportunity to examine well-tested paths for developing positive relationships with the children in their lives.



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.



The Introvert Advantage
The Introvert Advantage

Calling all introverts—and you know who you are! Here's a book that will help you recognize your inner strengths and uniqueness, as well as boost your confidence as you learn to live true to form. Covering relationships, parenting (including parenting the introverted child), socializing, and the workplace, The Introvert Advantage presents coping strategies, tactics for managing energy, and hundreds of other tips for successfully living in an extrovert world.



The Undiscovered Self
The Undiscovered Self

The Undiscovered Self outlines one of Jung's lifelong social and psychological concerns: the relationship between the individual and society. By encouraging us to explore our inner nature—the undiscovered self—we may be able to help insure the survival of civilization, according to Jung.



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.



Type Tales (Hardcover)
Type Tales (Hardcover)

Author and artist Diane Farris uses innovative photography to illustrate four charming tales about canine friends Millie and Momo. Written for children grades one through five, these engaging stories address type in a way children will understand. By following Millie and Momo's daily adventures, children learn about the differences in personalities.



Type Tales (Paperback)
Type Tales (Paperback)

Author and artist Diane Farris uses innovative photography to illustrate four charming tales about canine friends Millie and Momo. Written for children grades one through five, these engaging stories address type in a way children will understand. By following Millie and Momo's daily adventures, children learn about the differences in personalities.



Was That Really Me?
Was That Really Me?

This revised edition of the best-selling Beside Ourselves offers the same dynamic information about the tertiary and inferior functions, but explores more deeply new information about work-related stress and what happens when we operate in the stress mode for too long. Contains an easy-to-understand explanation of type dynamics and development and includes new discussions and stories about how each type functions at work.



What Story Are You Living?
What Story Are You Living?

Discover the archetypal patterns and themes that influence daily life with this expanded companion guide to the Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator® assessment. Awaken your unrealized potential and hidden strengths to improve personal and business relationships, find new direction in career planning, or replace unproductive life patterns.



Women and the Leadership Q
Women and the Leadership Q

Although this book focuses on women, it is, in fact, a primer for anyone wishing to become a stronger leader and to excel in any competitive environment. Drawing from her own uniquely derived type system, Shoya Zichy presents a method of using type that is clear, innovative, and completely practical.



Write from the Start
Write from the Start

Learn how to break writer's block and reduce writing anxiety through the power of psychological type. This practical and enjoyable workbook helps make the writing process easier and more effective through an abundance of tools, examples, and exercises. Author Ann Loomis helps readers discover their natural gifts and relate better to their audiences.



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.



Your Pet's Personality!
Your Pet's Personality!

Here is your chance to identify your pet's unique personality! Contains questions, answer sheet, and scoring key, plus sections on implications, eating patterns, and names (matched to the 16 MBTI® personality types).