Research regarding optimal human personal development has identified specific steps regarding this form of growth process experienced in one way or another by all humans. In an opposite vein, the research regarding the human deficiencies and dysfunctions we want to overcome indicates these crippling factors are individualised, not experienced by all, and are dependent on nature (our inborn cognitive preferences) and our nurture. This session will broadly outline dysfunctions typical for each psychological type and the overarching steps involved in optimal growth. It will then set about, by group discussion, to explore our individual lived experiences in this process.
Alex MacFarlane Alex MacFarlane is a clinical and consultant psychologist specialised in the application of psychological type and temperament as a core therapeutic tool in clinical practice and consulting. Her work has involved private practice, teaching, training, research and consulting. Her ongoing PhD studies the relationship of psychological type and pathways to optimal functioning.
This session is part of the AusAPT Online 2020 Conference. It’s just $75AU for AusAPT members and reciprocal members and $100AU for guests for all 12 sessions. Or you can purchase a new member + conference package at $125AU.
You can find the full conference program and details here:
How can we really encourage people to attend to type development? Traditionally, opposites are shown along a spectrum, implying people find a balancing point. But Jung observed a “transcendent” function that is a novel “alchemical” synthesis of opposites, leading to a new result. In this workshop, we use a Magic Diamond shape with four facets, such as Thinking, Feeling, undifferentiated, and synthesis. This shape invites people to fill in the synthesis facet. We will go over examples for the types and look at a typical coaching arc that goes from strengths to the shadow to overcoming one-sidedness through new habits.
Dario Nardi, PhD is an internationally renowned researcher, speaker, and instructor in neuroscience, personality, and education. He was certified in type in 1994 and has authored many books including ‘Neuroscience of Personality’, ‘8 Keys to Self-Leadership, ‘Jung on Yoga’, ’16 Personality Types: Descriptions for Self-Discovery’ and recently, ‘The Magic Diamond.’
For pre-reading and insights into The Magic Diamond, head over to:
AUSAPT 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: 5 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…)