Carl Jung's Theory Of Personality Development

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MBTI Assessment:
Upon taking the Myers-Briggs assessment, I received the type ISFJ, which means I am Introvert (50%), sensing (1%), feeling (47%) and judging (28%). I in most ways agree with this test. I have done some research on ISFJ in the past because I have taken this test before and already knew my type. ISFJ’s are very giving, love to serve others, they have a need to be needed and this describes me completely. They are defenders or nurtures and have a tendency to be introverts. ISFJ’s live in a world of kindness. They are genuinely kind hearted people who are warm toward others and want to believe that everyone has good intentions. They believe in organization, teamwork, have great empathy and are sensitive to others feelings. Although
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Carl Jung believed that people are extremely complex beings who possess a variety of opposing qualities, such as introversion and extraversion, masculinity and femininity, and rational and irrational drives. (http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072316799/student_view0/part2/chapter4/chapter_outline.html)
This test can help determine the type of personality a person has. We are born with our personalities. We can see this in babies. Some are more laid back than others and some need constant attention. As we progress in life, we adapt our personalities to fit a situation. Sometimes we are forced to go beyond our comfort level, maybe in our job for instance. But we still maintain our individual personality. This never changes.
I think the MBTI test would be very beneficial to any counselor, while helping their patients. I personally would like to incorporate this test with my clients, as I believe this would help me discover who they are as an individual. You can find out a lot about a person’s personality and what weaknesses and strengths they might have. It can help people to become more self aware, understand their individual character, how they can help themselves and how to best organize their
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The child is experiencing temper tantrums, disobedience and acts of violence towards their siblings. The child might be feeling in competition with the other children, according to Adler’s birth chart. (http://pws.cablespeed.com/~htstein/birthord.htm)
I will need to find out the family history, in order to fully treat my patient. Is there any history of drug or alcohol abuse, physical abuse or neglect in the home? Children who come from homes with any of these things can have emotional and or behavior problems. A child is more likely to act out if they have experienced a traumatic event. If the parent is not consistent with their discipline or use unkind forms of parenting, this can also trigger behavior problems or it could possibly just be a case of middle child syndrome.
In many cases, children who show signs of behavioral issues on a regular basis may have a complicated time with expressing their emotions or feelings and would it would do them good to learn about these emotions, which in turn would help them to be able to manage their feelings and be more aware of their response and help them learn to vocally communicate their emotions and feelings, instead of using physical
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