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Myers Briggs

Jacquelyn uses personality inventories to help her clients understand themselves and their relationships. This page contains information about the tools she uses.

What is the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory?
What is the Murphy-Meisgier?
What can the Myers-Briggs and the Murphy-Meisgier do for my family?

 

By developing individual strengths, guarding against known weaknesses, and appreciating the strengths of the other types, life will be more amusing, more interesting, and more of a daily adventure than it could possibly be if everyone were alike. 

- Isabel Myers
Gifts Differing


What is the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory?

Are you an introvert or an extravert? A feeler or a thinker? The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) is a widely used tool which provides a framework to better understand similarities and differences among people. Jacquelyn is certified to use this tool in her work with clients.

The MBTI was developed after 45 years of research by Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers, a mother-daughter team, and it incorporates the well known work of Carl Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist.

Organization/Companies

  • Career Development & Transition
    (What I need for career fulfillment)
  • Enhanced communications
  • Conflict resolution and creative teamwork
  • Improved decision making
  • Leadership development
  • Maximizing morale and productivity

Education

  • Learning styles
  • Instruction styles
  • Creative teamwork

Counseling

  • Career and life choices
  • Conflict resolution>
  • Premarital discussion/marital growth
  • Relationship enhancement
    (Couples, families, work and leisure)
  • Spiritual Development

Options: Available in quick, easy to score version ($160) and a more extensive 24 page report version ($180). Each version comes with 1.5 hours of counseling/interpretation time plus numerous handouts.

Please call 970-484-0840 or email info@lifeworks.com
for prices and information.

Each step toward full command of one's natural gifts is rewarding. Good type development is a journey which opens up new abilities and understanding. 

- Isabel Briggs-Myers

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What is the Murphy-Meisgier?

The Murphy-Meisgier Type Indicator for Children (grades 2 through 6) was first conceptualized in 1980 by Elizabeth Murphy, Ed.D. and Charles Meisgier, Ed.D. It is based on the same concepts and preferences as the Myers-Briggs. The final instrument was completed in 1987. It:

  • contributes to the parenting, teaching and overall understanding of children and their development
  • facilitates improved relationships between children and teachers, children and parents, and children and their relationships
  • helps children understand and value their unique qualities while also learning to appreciate those who are different
  • improves self-esteem, achievement and social interaction by identifying individual strengths, and selecting areas for growth

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What can the Myers-Briggs & the Murphy-Meisgier
do for my family?

Depending upon personal goals identified by your family, the following are the possibilities you can explore and achieve through these two self-discovery instruments.

  • Assist parents who are striving to help their children develop from within
  • Decrease sibling rivalry
  • Explore communication styles and patterns, enhancing when necessary
  • Explain why not to parent your children in exactly the same way
  • Identify your child's learning style, strengths, and weaknesses
  • Improve communications, self-esteem, mutual respect and cooperation among all family members
  • Increase enjoyment and meaning of family life for all members
  • Understand and deal more effectively with conflicts
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Contact Jacquelyn Strickland, LPC for more information
(970) 484-0840      Jacquelyn@hspgatheringretreats.com


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"Whatever the circumstances of your life, whatever your personal ties, work, and responsibilities, the understanding of type can make your perceptions clearer, your judgments sounder, and your life closer to your heart’s desire."

     Isabel Myers
     Gifts Differing
      

 

 

 

"Good teamwork calls for recognition and use of certain valuable differences between members of the team (family..relationship ... words added..)"

  Isabel Myers
  Type & Teamwork
  (1974)