Association for Psychological Type International

The Association for Psychological Type International (APTi), founded in 1979, is an international membership organization open to any individual interested in personality type. APTi Members come from a variety of backgrounds and professions including business and industry, organizational development, religion, education, psychotherapy, and counseling. Members seek to extend the development, research, applications and ethical use of type theory. APTi is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Check out APTi Bi-Annual Conference Information! 

Conference proposals are being accepted through October 1, 2016. 

Salt Lake City, UT -- July 18-20, 2017!

Let’s lead, connect, and grow in Type July 18-20 at the beautiful Marriott Downtown at City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Certifications and pre-conference workshops will be held on July 16 and 17.....

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Volume 40, Issue 4: The Bulletin of Psychological Type is pleased to publish an article by Bob McAlpine MA. Bob’s leadership and extraordinary facilitator skills draw on over two decades’ experience as a career military officer and more than three decades as a trainer. Bob is a DDI Certified Master Assessor, and has conducted graduate research on the MBTI® instrument and Situational Leadership. Bob designed and developed the leadership assessment and development program used in the U.S. Army’s Combined Arms and Services Staff School. Bob has facilitated hundreds of workshops on applying type theory to enhance communication and team performance, and qualified thousands of Type Resources clients to use the MBTI® instrument. Bob has authored or co-authored several publications and resources for applying type theory and assessing performance.

Challenging Your Assumptions about Type Development Panel Discussion at the 2015 APTi Conference 

How do we go about type development?

Have you ever wondered about how we go about our type development? Is it sequential and linear, or do functions develop simultaneously? How much does the environment influence our type development? These are questions I’ve considered over the years. This year I researched multiple analyst and psychological type authors and presented their perspectives for discussion at the 2015 APTi conference. The perspectives examined were those of Isabel Myers, Carl Jung, Daryl Sharp, Harold Grant, Henry (Dick) Thompson, John Giannini, Angelo Spoto, Elizabeth Murphy, and John Beebe...........................

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