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AusAPT 2019 pre-conference and post-conference workshops

AusAPT workshopsAt the AusAPT 2019 National Conference, we have a fabulous range of pre and post-conference workshops presented by local and international type luminaries on 21 and 24 November. Going deeper with type knowledge, skill and experience, the workshops cover facilitation, coaching for focus, using interaction styles, Jung and yoga, working with our opposites and the games different types play. We are extremely fortunate to have such skilled and experienced type practitioners, presenters, researchers and authors coming to Melbourne to share their deep knowledge with us via these practical workshops. So take advantage of this opportunity! You can access all the (more…)
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AusAPT 2020 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand

AusAPT New ZealandAUSAPT is excited to announce that our 2020 National Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand. If you’ve always wanted to visit or are planning to re-visit New Zealand, the 2020 conference offers the perfect opportunity to explore this most beautiful country and deepen your knowledge and practice of psychological type. Here are the key details: Dates: 6 to 7 November 2020 with pre-conference workshops 5 November + post-conference workshops 8 November Venue: Vaughan Park Retreat and Conference Centre, Long Bay, Auckland Vaughan Park, Auckland, New Zealand AusAPT President Joshua Knight has been actively building connection between the Australian (more…)
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Vic AusAPT community celebrates Peter Malone’s 80th birthday and stellar career

Peter MaloneMembers of the Victorian AusAPT community gathered recently to celebrate the 80th birthday of Father Peter Malone MSC, an iconic, generous contributor and co-founder of AusAPT. An avid film viewer and critic, Peter has at times watched up to 10 new films a week. He has a 50-year career spanning faith and film holding senior positions connecting both including world president of SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communication, 2001-2005. An expert on type and movies, Peter is the author of many books including Let a Viking Do It, Hagar and Family Illustrate the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and The Type and Movie Book: Personality through the lens of cinema. Peter’s (more…)
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AusAPT 2019 Conference Accommodation Update

Amora HotelIf you still need to book accommodation for the conference or wish to make a change, a Deluxe Courtyard Queen room has just become available for the full 5 days due to a cancellation. Plus there are plenty of other room options available. Please contact the Amora Hotel direct to book your accommodation at our special conference rate to or make a change to your booking! More details including prices and contact information available here. (more…)
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Learning Challenges and Misinterpretations

type + parentingSue Blair joins us at the AusAPT National Conference in Melbourne in November 2019 from New Zealand to present on ‘Learning Challenges and Misinterpretations‘: “Everyone knows someone who has struggled through the education system. There are many reasons for this, but the patterns we can see through the application of Type are proven, consistent, thought-provoking and somewhat alarming! This session will outline the challenges and explore ways to navigate the issues to find diverse and effective solutions.  “ Sue provides this introduction to ‘Learning Challenges and Misinterpretations‘ as background for her presentation in November.  Learning Challenges and Misinterpretations I believe (more…)
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Taking Type Exercises from Good to Great

type exercisesJane Kise joins us at the AusAPT National Conference in Melbourne in November 2019 from the US to present on ‘Three Keys to Effective Type Exercises‘: “Making type visible through exercises is a key tool for helping individuals and teams improve ability to communicate, collaborate, and change. However, there’s a world of difference between conducting an exercise and facilitating it successfully to change people’s mindsets. We’ll explore how to choose the “right” exercise, form groups (especially when not all types are present), and debrief. “ Jane provides this article on ‘Taking Type Exercises from Good to Great’  as background for her presentation (more…)
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Type and Emotion: A Preliminary Investigation into Meaning and Relationship

type and emotionWe are excited to publish our first article on the new AusAPT website blog today. Over the next months, as we head towards the AusAPT National Conference in November in Melbourne, we will be featuring articles and thought pieces from our speakers. The AusAPT blog is a place for new and featured articles on type and its applications. We hope you will bookmark our website and return to read, learn and share articles on psychological type. Our first featured article is by Peter Geyer. Custodian of the AusAPT Type Research and Practice Collection and AusAPT Life Member, Peter will present (more…)
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Dr Mark Toner honoured

Congratulations to accredited MBTI® practitioner and former AusAPT Victoria Treasurer Dr Mark Toner. Mark was made a Member (AM) in the General Division in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mark was acknowledged for his ‘significant service to engineering and the technological sciences.’ Mark is a Director of ‘Gender Matters’, a Victorian Management Consultancy and has presented to the local chapter of AusAPT on Unconscious Bias. (more…)