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Submit your Session Proposal for AusAPT 2020 Thrive Conference

AusAPT 2020We welcome your submission to present at the AusAPT 2020 Conference on 5-8 November in Auckland New Zealand due by 30 April. First up, we acknowledge the challenges of considering to present at a conference in these unprecedented times and offer the following advice. About the Coronavirus and our conference planning We are monitoring the current situation closely and considering the impacts of the Coronavirus in our planning for NZ 2020 as the situation changes.Given the current uncertainties, the timeline for proposals due to us has moved to 30 April (originally 20 March)This will give the AusAPT National and Conference (more…)
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AusAPT 2020 Conference Presenter Proposals due date extended to 30 April

We are monitoring the current situation and considering the impacts of the Coronavirus in our planning for THRIVE AusAPT in NZ 2020. Given the current uncertainties, the due date for presenter proposals has been extended to 30 April. This will give the AusAPT National and Conference Committees time to review the situation further then. If you are interested in presenting, this gives you more time to draft and submit a conference session proposal. We encourage you to submit. We know these are uncertain times but you have nothing to lose by submitting and indicating your intentions and expertise. You’ll have (more…)
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Australian APT 2019 National Conference ‘Going Deeper with Psychological Type’ Report – Angelina Bennet

ANGELINA BENNET (INTJ), Past President, British Association for Psychological Type (BAPT) This article first appeared in TYPEFACE, the journal of the British Association of Psychological Type, Vol 31, no 1, Winter 2020, 22-24 and is reproduced here with kind permission of BAPT and the author. The AusAPT Conferences have been going from strength to strength over the last few years. I attended my first official AusAPT Conference in 2017, having co-presented the Best of British mini conference the previous year with Susan Nash. Since then there has been a noticeable increase in the number of international experts from all over (more…)
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Media Puzzle: Responding to Claims about the MBTI® and Psychological Type – Peter Geyer

AusAPT Type Research and Practice Collection Occasional Papers (#1 – February 2020) A response to False Portraits by Jennifer V Fayard Psychology Today January 2020 Peter Geyer  peter@petergeyer.com.au Werribee, Australia This article is also available as a pdf download here: Media-PuzzleDownload To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle  George Orwell  [Campbell 2011 p187] There’s something about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) and the notion of types of people that provokes a consistent stream of criticism, whether it be about the questionnaire itself, or the ideas attached to it. Sometimes this prompts defences from various interested parties, (more…)
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2019 Conference Resources LIVE + 50% off Membership opportunity for 2019/20

conference resourcesGo deeper with type through the rich video and presentation resources created by our 2019 Conference presenters. Our 2019 AusAPT Conference in Melbourne in late November was an opportunity to go deeper into psychological type and connect with a friendly community of type practitioners, researchers and writers. It was a great success – enriching, informative and enjoyable. The presenter resources – videos of presentations, presentation notes and handouts – from the Conference are now LIVE on the AusAPT website for the information of conference participants and current AusAPT members. Our sincere thanks to the presenters for generously sharing their learning and these resources. (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode 4: How to close the influence gap in our interactions – with Catherine Stothart

interaction stylesAusAPT is excited to share the fourth episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Catherine Stothart, author of How to Get on With Anyone. The focus is how to close the influence gap and the cues and miscues in how we interact with others. Catherine is presenting a session at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on Closing the Influence Gap: How Type helps you get on better with yourself and others as well as leading a half-day workshop on ‘Tips and Tools for Using Interaction Styles. Overview of conference (more…)
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Flawless Facilitation – with Susan Nash

Susan NashWant to learn how to facilitate and manage the needs of diverse participants with skill? Join us for Flawless Facilitation, a special one-day workshop expertly led by Susan Nash on Sunday 24 November, 9am – 5pm in Melbourne. Susan has extensive experience of facilitation and especially catering for the needs of different personality types within a group. Over the past 27 years, Susan Nash has successfully introduced Type to a range of both large and small organizations. During this time, she has developed and refined a learning design and delivery methodology that seems to appeal to all Types.This learning design methodology encapsulates: Defining (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode 3: Type in Education, Learning Challenges + Misinterpretations with Sue Blair

type and educationAusAPT is excited to share the third episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Sue Blair, Director of Personality Dynamics and author of The Personality Puzzle resources. The focus is educational settings, learning challenges and the impact of mismatch between teachers and learners and how type can provide solutions. Sue is presenting at the AusAPT 2019 Conference 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 (more…)
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The Deep Dive Series Episode II: Type, Relationships and Family of Origin with Meredith Fuller + Brian Walsh

AusAPT is excited to share the second episode in The Deep Dive Series of videos in advance of the AusAPT 2019 Conference in Melbourne, 22-23 November. AusAPT National President, Joshua Knight, interviews Author and Psychologist, Meredith Fuller and Film-maker and Psychologist, Brian Walsh. The focus is our deep inner relationships with ourselves, our families and our intimate partners and how type interacts within our relationships and family of origin. Meredith and Brain are presenting together at the AusAPT 2019 Conference on LOVE: Family of ORIGIN and Partner Attraction: This activity and discussion-based session focuses on creating your Type Family of Origin Tree (who you grew (more…)