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In Dynamics of Personality Type, content expert Dr. Linda Berens introduces you to Jung's eight cognitive processes and the roles they play within your personality type. You are guided to explore the processes through applications to learning, problem solving, and communicating.
This book provides the user with . . .
* an introduction to Jung's eight cognitive processes
* an interactive process to help individuals discover their preferred pattern of processes.
* worksheets to help individuals better understand themselves and others, with applications to learning, problem solving, and communicating.
* full page descriptions for each process with examples and exercises
* an overview on the roles the processes play in our life
* descriptions for discovering your preferred learning style
* worksheet for cracking the MBTI code.
* appendices for a brief overview of the Essential Qualities of the 16 Type Patterns.
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Like trees in a forest, we depend on processes to sustain our very being. It is easy to see the water on a leaf of a tree and be reminded of some of the tree's life-sustaining processes like evaporation and photosynthesis. Humans have more than physical needs of air, food and water. We have psychological and social needs. We have ways of processing information that keep us psychologically alive. We are not like the trees--planted firmly in the ground and at the mercy of the forces of nature and dependent on the cycles of rain for that which nurtures us. We have some conscious control over our life-sustaining processes--if only we understand them and rise to the challenge of using this understanding in our daily lives.
While there is consistency to our personality type pattern, it is also fluid. We are dynamic--adaptable and responsive to the needs of the moment. And we are constantly developing-- growing and evolving in relation to the demands placed on us. Understanding the dynamics of our personality can help us better express our own individuality, take charge of our learning and growth, and get ourselves out of the swamps and quicksands of interpersonal relationships and life's challenges.
Dynamics of Personality Type: Understanding and Applying Jung's Cognitive Processes takes you deeper on your journey of self-discovery. It explains how you access and gather information and how you evaluate that information. These are the two basic processes you use every minute of every day in every situation. They are your ways of "knowing" that sustain you. They are also the tools you have to help you step outside the limits of your inborn tendencies and the environmental forces that can unconsciously shape your behavior. This book requires your active participation to unlock the dynamics behind the pattern of your own individuality. Use it to help you achieve your life's goal--the complete expression of you.About the Author:
Linda V. Berens
Linda V. Berens, Ph.D. is the Director and Founder of Temperament Research Institute, which provides organizational consulting, training and MBTI qualifying programs. She is the author of Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to Temperament, and coauthor of The 16 Personality Types: Descriptions for Self-Discovery, and Working Together: A Personality Approach to Management as well as numerous training materials. As an organizational development consultant, she applies systems thinking and understanding individual differences to solving organizational problems. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Educational Psychologist, and has over twenty-five years experience using temperament and type with individuals and teams and teaching these theories to professionals. Linda is recognized internationally for her contributions to the field of psychological type, for integrating temperament and Jungs typology, and for developing user friendly training materials for practical application of those theories.
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