Myers-Briggs Test and Adler's Theory for Treatment Plan

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I took the Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test. This test is based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typological method to assist in understanding personality type. What a person receives from this test is a 4 letter formula which helps them learn about their personality type. The test also helps them understand what career or occupation they might be interested in and what jobs would use their personality traits. I was surprised at my results and it helped me understand myself a little better. I am classified as an INFP (Introverted Intuitive Feeling and Perceiving). INFP’s tends to look at the world with rose colored glasses. They see the good in everyone. They think more with their heart rather than with their head. They have a sense of wonder and a good imagination. Sometimes the imagination can become too real to them and they suffer great disappointment when they find out it is not real. They sometimes reflect on problems for so long that they take action too late to do anything to help. Introverts usually prefer to work alone or with a few close friends. They are usually considered to be reserved or shy. Introverts tend to reflect on decisions instead of just jumping into a situation. Intuitive tend to look at the big picture then look at the facts. They are not hands on they would rather think through a problem and reflect on new possibilities. They look at new ways to do things even though they don’t know how they will initiate the new ideas. I am about one percent more intuitive than sensing so I tend to go between the two personality traits. I do believe I have the gift of interpreting technical information into laymen terms, which is the intuitive personality trait. Feeling people appear to be cari... ... middle of paper ... ...hurting her brothers will be 10 minute time outs or loss of special privileges. Being the middle child can be very difficult. Molly is going to learn that she is loved, wanted and can do many fun interesting things that her brothers might not be able to do. Her self-esteem will grow as she grows and the bond between herself and brothers will grow. Adler’s theory gives us much insight into birth order of children and adults and helps in developing the treatments that are needed to help them grow as individuals. Works Cited Personality test based on C. Jung and I. Briggs Myers type theory. (n.d.). Personality test based on C. Jung and I. Briggs Myers type theory. Retrieved May 21, 2014, from Friedman, H. S., & Schustack, M. W. (1999). Personality: classic theories and modern research. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

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