MBTI® Type Descriptions



Type descriptions are important tools for the MBTI® professional and for anyone who wants to learn more about their personality type. CAPT offers a full range of products that include illustrative and well-researched type descriptions — from detailed and comprehensive to crisp and concise. CAPT's type descriptions are designed to offer the maximum information for class participants and clients at the most reasonable price.

MBTI Personality Type Icon Placards
MBTI Personality Type Icon Placards

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

MBTI Personality Type Placards
MBTI Personality Type Placards

Stimulate conversation about type with these placards from CAPT. The classic understated design of these placards make sharing type easy in workshops, offices, meetings, and classes. The back side includes an evocative and relevant description of your type, along with four carefully chosen words that elegantly create a portrait of your personality type.

16 Types Icon Placard Set
16 Types Icon Placard Set

Display your personality type with these colorful placards, designed to inspire conversation about type with people of all ages. Your type is shown in the middle of a quadrangle with lively illustrations representing each of your preferences, including a brief type description on the back of the card.

16 Types Personality Type Placard Set
16 Types Personality Type Placard Set

Stimulate conversation about type with these new placards from CAPT. The classic understated design of these placards make sharing type easy in workshops, offices, meetings, and classes. The back side includes an evocative and relevant description of your type, along with four carefully chosen words that elegantly create a portrait of your personality type.

Building Better Relationships
Building Better Relationships

Making your relationship work is one of your most important and challenging life goals, and using the lens of personality can help couples thrive. Insights related to your personality type can be very helpful for improving your close relationships because the foundation of type theory is that different ways of seeing the world and making decisions are all natural and all equally valuable.

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.

Discovering You
Discovering You

The Discovering You guide will help you understand the role psychological type plays in everyday living. Whether you simply want to learn more about yourself, examine your relationships with others at home or in the workplace, or explore your career options, the information in this report can be very helpful for you.

Looking at Type® and Learning Styles
Looking at Type® and Learning Styles

Written for both students and teachers, this book helps gain insight into personal learning styles in order to develop more effective study and test-taking strategies and help teachers facilitate learning. Discusses strengths, key motivators, and blind spots for different preferences and provides guidelines to assist teachers in curriculum development and delivery.

Looking at Type® and Spirituality
Looking at Type® and Spirituality

Are you excited by active expression of your spirituality, or are you more interested in opportunities for reflection upon the divine? Learn more about how these preferences can have a powerful impact on how you express your spirituality, common stumbling blocks to spirituality, and how your spirituality can grow deeper.

Looking at Type® Booklet
Looking at Type® Booklet

The crisp graphics of this revised edition bring a contemporary sparkle to this proven classic material that explains personality type with easy-to-understand illustrations and keywords. Looking at Type® is designed for MBTI® professionals and MMTIC™ facilitators who deliver individual feedback to clients or students, or conduct introductory workshop sessions on psychological type.

Looking at Type® in the Workplace
Looking at Type® in the Workplace

A fundamental introduction to how an individual's psychological type affects daily interactions at work and can influence everyday workplace activities such as responding to conflict, work style, being part of a team, making decisions, dealing with change, and communication.

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® Talking Points
Looking at Type® Talking Points

This ready-to-go script, designed for an introductory MBTI® workshop, is written in an easy to use speech-style format. It includes all of the information necessary for an effective presentation. The sixteen personality preferences are clearly outlined and the script includes several sample exercises.

Looking at Type® Training Kit
Looking at Type® Training Kit

This three-part training kit provides the perfect combination of tools for an explanation of psychological type to individuals and groups. It has been designed for both MBTI® and MMTIC® consultants, facilitators, teachers, and other professionals who want a complete system for presenting an easy-to-use introductory workshop or feedback session.

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.

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.

Navigating Your Career
Navigating Your Career

The Navigating Your Career guide is intended to help you use your results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment in your career exploration, decision making, and development. Whether you are making early career decisions, thinking about a career change, or exploring your options for career development, the information in this report can be helpful for you.

Profile of Your MBTI® Results
Profile of Your MBTI® Results

This updated handout is a perfect all-in-one tool for trainers to use in a variety of settings. It includes forms for verifying type, descriptions of all sixteen types, what each type has to offer, and priorities for the four mental functions. Includes a leader's guide.

Resolving Conflict
Resolving Conflict

Living and working together can be a challenge. Managing and resolving conflict through mutual understanding becomes easier once you know about your personality type. The Resolving Conflict guide will help you identify your natural inclinations and skills when a conflict occurs and explore how to build on those strengths to negotiate a resolution more effectively, especially with people who grasp information and make decisions differently from you.

Type and Families Kit
Type and Families Kit

Keeping your family on an even keel can be incredibly challenging. The Type and Families Kit will help you embrace and respect differences in your partner, your children—and yourself! The Type and Families Kit includes: Intimacy and Type by Jane Hardy Jones and Ruth G. Sherman MotherStyles by Janet P.

Type and Spirituality Kit
Type and Spirituality Kit

Your personality type can impact the way to express your spirituality, and each type may be inclined toward some sort of prayer, mediation, or belief. This collection of thoughtful books will help you find your own unique spiritual path. The Type and Spirituality Kit includes: Looking at Type® and Spiritualityby Sandra K.

Type Dynamics
Type Dynamics

Now that you know your four-letter type, what is next? After the initial introduction to psychological type via the MBTI® instrument the next level of understanding can involve type dynamics—the study of how type can further influence and enhance our lives. Type dynamics identifies the "core of the personality or the hallmarks of the person," and this handout offers a very clear picture of how type dynamics works, including a look at how the dominant, auxiliary, tertiary, and inferior functions are represented for each of the sixteen whole types.

Your Results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Instrument
Your Results from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Instrument

For people first learning their MBTI results, especially when the MBTI instrument has been handscored. Includes a profile for verifying their type before receiving their scores. The handout contains essential facts about type and the MBTI assessment, which people new to type may forget or ignore if not reminded, also includes Brief Descriptions of the Sixteen Types and a leader's guide.