CONTENTSHistoryCarl Jung and his theoryMBTIBalance of personalities
HISTORY•Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist .•His theory was built on a notion thatpeople are fundamentally different but alsoalike.•Acc to him the whole population is divided intwo basic types- extrovert and introvert•His theory is a part of psychodynamic theory.
3 Levels of Consciousness:Ego: conscious level; carries out dailyactivities;Personal Unconscious: individual’sthoughts, memories, wishes, impulses; likeCollective Unconscious: storehouse ofmemories inherited from the commonancestors of the whole human race;
Extraversion/Introversion Characteristics An Extravert… An Introvert…Expresses Thoughts Keeps Thoughts andand Emotions Freely Emotions PrivateNeeds Relationships (May be at Risk of Saying too little)Gives Breadth toLife Needs PrivacyE’s may Seem Gives Depth to LifeShallow to I’s I’s may SeemIs Often Friendly, Withdrawn to E’sTalkative, Easy to Is Often Reserved,Know Quiet, Hard to Know
Extravert Introvert Extraversion Introversion Active Reflective Outward Inward Sociable Reserved People Privacy Expressive Quiet
Why Do We Care about our Type?The daughter-mother ,Isabel and Catherinebriggs , developed CJ theory into usablemethodology & system for understanding andinterpreting personality in 1942.Set up Dichotomies to reflect Carl Jung’s theory ofPsychological TypesDichotomies E/I; S/N; T/F; J/P The MBTI is a powerful personality profile thatgives you insight into your own and otherpreferences for how you learn, how you makedecisions, for how you communicate, and formanaging time and energy. This effects everyaspect of your life.
Thinking: naming and interpretingexperience.Feeling: evaluating an experience for itsemotional worth to us.Sensing: experiencing the world throughthe senses without interpreting orevaluating it.Intuiting: relating directly to the worldwithout physical sensation, reasoning, orinterpretation.
Sensing/IntuitionA Sensor… An Intuitor…Sees Specific Parts Sees Patterns andAnd Pieces RelationshipsLives in the Present Lives Toward theEnjoying What’s There. Future, AnticipatingPrefers Handling What Might BePractical Matters Prefers ImagingLikes Things That Are PossibilitiesDefinite, Measureable Likes Opportunities forS’s may seem Being InventiveMaterialistic and N’s May Seem Fickle,Literal Minded to Ns Impractical Dreamers to S’s
BalanceJudgment Needs Perception for Balance.Judging Types use Both J and P But theyPrefer JPerception Needs Judgment for Balance.Perceiving Types use Both J and P But theyPrefer PThinking Needs Feeling for Balance. ThinkingTypes use Both T and F But they Prefer T.Feeling Needs Thinking for Balance. FeelingTypes use Both T and F But they Prefer F.Sensing Types use Both S and N But theyPrefer S. Sensing Needs Intuition for BalanceIntuition Needs Sensing for Balance. IntuitiveTypes use Both S and N But they Prefer N