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MBTI® Certification Training Program

MBTI® Certification Faculty

MBTI® Certification Faculty
Myers Briggs training
"I can't imagine a more comprehensive program presented any better. The instructor is absolutely amazing. Her depth of knowledge and skill as a teacher are unsurpassed. Totally loved this course."
Jo Ann Thorp
Myers Briggs training

The instructors for the MBTI® Certification Program have outstanding skills in a number of fields and are extremely qualified to present engaging and effective training programs.

  • Years of Experience. Each trainer has a minimum of 10 years of experience in using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument.
  • Proven Expertise. Our faculty members have a broad range of expertise, including specialties in such areas as team performance, leadership development, communication skills, decision making, change management, career counseling, family counseling, learning and teaching styles, and adult learning.
  • Outstanding Evaluations. Our faculty members consistently receive outstanding marks in participant evaluations. Each trainer is sensitive to the individual learning styles of participants and is dedicated to seeing that course objectives are met.

MBTI® Certification faculty members include:

SHERRIE HAYNIE, M.Ed., is a coach and performance consultant with expertise in leadership development, strategic planning, and performance management. In her current role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Sherrie works with Fortune 500 companies on developing and facilitating organizational development initiatives and team-building interventions.

With a focus on organizational results, Sherrie has worked with executives and senior leadership teams in manufacturing, finance, and customer service. She uses a variety of psychological assessments to assist with the identification of developmental opportunities. When working with organizations, her ultimate goal is to transform workgroups into high-performing teams while solving real-time business challenges.

Sherrie has a master's degree in education from the Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. Sherrie is also a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner and a qualified facilitator of CPP's MBTI® Certification and FIRO® Certification training programs.

Myers Briggs training with PATRICK L. KERWIN

PATRICK L. KERWIN, MBA, NCC, is principal of Kerwin & Associates in San Diego, California, specializing in the development of individuals, leaders, teams, and organizations.

A Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Master Practitioner, Patrick has over 20 years experience working with corporate, healthcare, education, and non-profit organizations to put the MBTI® instrument into practice for team building, communication enhancement, change management, stress management, and individual development. He has worked with organizations including Microsoft, Google, Amgen, Heinz, Suncor Energy, Conoco-Phillips, the U.S. Navy, the Air Force Space Command, Monarch Healthcare, the UCSF Center for the Health Professions, Chelan Public Utility District, University of Notre Dame, Purdue University, and Thunderbird School of Global Management. Patrick is also one of a small cadre of faculty who conducts the intensive, four-day MBTI® Certification Program in the U.S. and Canada.

In addition, Patrick is the author of the just-released book True Type Tales, a collection of real-life stories about type in action in everyday life. He also develops and delivers customized training programs and workshops, including Suncor Energy's Your MBTI® Leadership Type leadership development training program, Microsoft's MBTI-based Personality Insights corporate-wide training program, and the MBTI® Optimizing Team Performance team-building program. He is also the author of the fourth-edition Kerwin Values Survey® online career values assessment.

Patrick is founder and Past-President of SANDAPT, the San Diego chapter of the Association for Psychological Type International. Patrick holds his MBA and Career Counseling Specialist Graduate Certificate from California State University, Long Beach, and is a National Certified Counselor.

Myers Briggs training with LINDA K. KIRBY

LINDA K. KIRBY, Ph. D. works in Denver, CO, as an organization consultant, trainer, and writer. Her focuses are using the MBTI® instrument in organizations, multicultural uses of the MBTI tool, and development of MBTI training materials.

Linda's publications include Introduction to Type®, with K. D. Myers; Introduction to Type® Dynamics & Development, with K. D. Myers; The Challenge of Change in Organization, with N. J. Barger; Developing Leaders, with C. Fitzgerald; WORKTypes, with J. M. Kummerow & N. J. Barger; Type & Change: MBTI Leader's Guide & Participant Guide, with N. J. Barger; Uses of Type in Organizations, with N. J. Barger and R. R. Pearman; Type and Culture, with E. Kendall and N. J. Barger; and MBTI® Practitioner's Field Guide, with N. J. Barger.

Linda earned her master's degree and doctorate at the University of Colorado and taught at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.

Myers Briggs training with MARTA KOONZ

MARTA KOONZ, M.A. In her role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Marta draws from nearly three decades of experience in working with teams and team leaders to provide team development training and individual and team leadership coaching services. She has worked in the education sector, with state and local governments, and for corporate and not-for-profit clients across a wide range of industries.

Marta is a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner, MBTI® Certification Program Facilitator and FIRO certification program facilitator. She is an expert in training design and facilitation, and is endorsed by Global Learning Partners as a Certified Dialogue Education Teacher. She is also certified by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach and by the National Career Development Association as a Master Career Specialist.

Marta holds a master's degree in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, with an emphasis in Jungian and archetypal studies. Marta has presented multiple times at the Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies annual conference, been published in the Depth Psychology Alliance online journal and the Personality Type in Depth online journal, and lectured on Jungian psychology and typology.

Myers Briggs training with JEAN M. KUMMEROW

JEAN M. KUMMEROW, Ph.D., is a psychologist/consultant/author/trainer with her own business in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She trains professionals internationally in the use of psychological instruments and specializes in leadership/management development and coaching, team building, and career counseling applications.

She co-authored the MBTI® Step II Interpretive Report as well as Step II interpretive materials including the MBTI® Step II User's Guide, Understanding Your MBTI® Step II Results, and Working with MBTI® Step II Results. Her chapter "Uses of Type in Career Counseling" appears in the MBTI® Manual. She is co-author of Introduction to Type® in Organizations, LIFETypes, and WORKTypes. The light-hearted Type Indicator for Pets is also one of her endeavors. She has written several hand-outs for CAPT on type verification, type dynamics, communication and teams. She also blogs at Type for Life®, and she is a reviewer for the Journal of Psychological Type (JPT®).

Her doctorate is in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Her BA is from Grinnell College in Iowa. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Minnesota.

Myers Briggs training with GERALD P. MACDAID

GERALD P. MACDAID is an independent trainer and consultant. From 1981 to 1999 Jerry served on staff at the Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT), where he served in various positions including chief executive, director of research, consultant, and trainer. He worked closely with Mary McCaulley on the Manual: A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® in Higher Education, 2nd ed., running extensive databank analyses and compiling contributed studies. Other major projects at CAPT include the longitudinal Engineering Education Research Consortium, MBTI® Form AV analysis, validation studies for the Spanish and Korean translations of the MBTI® tool, and the University of Florida Freshmen Ten Year Follow-Up Study. He is a contributing author for Uses of the MBTI® Instrument in Colleges and Universities and co—authored The MBTI® Career Report Manual and CAPT's Computer Scoring Career Reports. He is the senior author of the CAPT Atlas of Type Tables, which is a compendium of type data on careers. Jerry is also extensively involved in suicide and crisis intervention for the Alachua County Crisis Center where he has been a trainer, consultant, and crisis counselor since 1979. He has collected data on the relationship between type and training for crisis counselors. Jerry also worked in student development and counseling as a residence hall director and Learning Skills Center director at the University of Florida while pursuing his degree in psychology.

Myers Briggs training with CHARLES R. MARTIN

CHARLES R. MARTIN, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist whose background includes work in personality assessment, the psychology of peak experiences and peak performance, and mind-body health. Charles' work with individuals and organizations focuses on executive coaching, leadership development, career planning, and personal coaching. He has provided services in business, educational, government, healthcare, and military settings, and his clients include Fortune 50 companies. Charles consults and delivers training workshops nationally and internationally, and is the author of Looking at Type®: Your Career and Looking at Type®: The Fundamentals. He is co-author of Out of the Box: Exercises for Mastering the Power of Type to Build Effective Teams, and Building People, Building Programs: A Practitioner's Guide for Introducing the MBTI® to Individuals and Organizations.

Charles served as the VP for Research and Development at the Center for Applications of Psychological Type, and he received his doctorate in counseling psychology at the University of Florida and his MA Education and BA degrees at Wake Forest University.

Myers Briggs and MMTIC training with ELIZABETH MURPHY

ELIZABETH MURPHY, Ed.D., is a psychologist who has worked with type concepts since the early 1980s. Her research focuses on verifying (with video support) the development of normal personality differences according to the theory of psychological type. She works extensively with families and teams of people to improve communication and resolve relationship needs. She is an internationally recognized educational authority, whose experience includes conducting training throughout the United States as well as Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia. Her contribution to and leadership in developing the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children® (MMTIC®) assessment reflects her unusual and diverse educational background. She has taught children from preschool to high school age and worked as a licensed school psychologist. She is also the author of The Developing Child. Her dissertation won the Isabel Briggs Myers Research Award, and she received the Gordon Lawrence Award for contributions to type in education. Carlow College honored her with their Alumna Award. Currently, she works as an independent consultant to schools, organizations, and families.

Myers Briggs training with CATHERINE RAINS

CATHERINE RAINS, M.S., In her role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Catherine works with Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations to develop and facilitate organizational development initiatives and team-building interventions. With over 25 years' experience as an assessment and organizational trainer, her expertise includes instructional design, stand-up training, program development, train-the-trainer sessions, and team-building strategies. Catherine is MBTI® Master Practitioner and a qualified facilitator of CPP's MBTI® Certification, FIRO® Certification and Strong Interest Inventory® Certification programs. She is also an expert on interpreting the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment and using it in combination with the MBTI® tool. During her 19-year tenure at CPP, she has been a regular speaker at numerous conferences, including those of the, National Association of Colleges and Employers, the National Career Development Association, First Year Experience, the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association.

Prior to joining CPP, Catherine was director of career services at Winthrop University in South Carolina and associate director of co-op and career development at Long Island University, where she developed expertise in using the MBTI and Strong assessments with students and adult clients. She served as president of the South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers and was professional development chair for the Southern Association of Colleges and Employers. She also worked as a market research coordinator for Business Products Consulting Group and held several other organizational marketing positions prior to discovering her life's calling as an organizational trainer and career development coach.

Catherine has a master's degree in counseling from C. W. Post, Long Island University, specializing in career development.

Myers Briggs training with MICHAEL SEGOVIA

MICHAEL SEGOVIA, M.A., is a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner and the lead facilitator for CPP's four day MBTI® Certification Program. Michael also facilitates CPP's FIRO® and Strong Interest Inventory® Certification Programs as well as customized in house trainings, working with clients in the entertainment, research & development, hospitality, technology, communications, energy, security, legal, transportation, health care and education industries.

Over his 25-year career at CPP, Michael has also served as senior brand manager for products including the Strong, CPI, and FIRO-B® instruments. He has directed CPP's qualifications processes and represented CPP on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Common Exam Revision, Exam Procedures, and Type Community committees. Prior to his current role, Michael served as CPP's divisional director of international sales.

Michael has presented both research and application sessions at the International Association of Career Management Professionals Global Conference, the National Career Development Association Conference, the Association of Psychological Type International Conference, and the International Career Development Conference. He has facilitated workshops on the MBTI, FIRO-B, and Strong instruments in the United States, China, Russia, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. He has appeared on Talk Radio, You Auto Know, The Jill Tracey Show, Dubai City 7 TV, Dubai Morning Live radio, Retirement TV's What's Next, and Wall Street Journal podcasts to discuss assessment issues in career management, training, and development, and has been quoted in publications including, Fast Company, Inc., Training, Workforce, Triple Pundit, and the Wall Street Journal.

Michael received his master's degree in clinical psychology from Trinity University, specializing in assessment administration and interpretation. He also served as chair of the Industrial and Organizational Division for the Association of Test Publishers.

Myers Briggs training with PATRICIA MIRANDA-SLOAN

PATRICIA MIRANDA-SLOAN is a Talent Management Consultant offering over twenty years of experience developing leaders at all levels of the organization. She has worked across industries including health care, financial services, technology, retail, automobile, education, publishing, legal services and not-for-profit. Pat has worked with these companies as an assessment expert to develop training programs, deliver team-building seminars, implement career development initiatives, create diversity empowerment programs, provide coaching/leadership development and address outplacement and selection.

Her goal in working across these myriad corporate environments has been to create customized approaches to meet each client’s specific needs. She is recognized for her ability to learn each culture quickly, create necessary adaptations to the approach in order to achieve meaningful results speedily and to clearly communicate in language most meaningful to each individual involved.

As an organizational leader herself in the role of National Director of Consultant Services for Consulting Psychologists Press (CPP), Pat oversaw a national team of consultants who developed and delivered assessment-based programs for top universities and Fortune 500 companies. Pat is also fully certified in these and other assessment tools and brings a psychometric foundation to each consulting project and coaching engagement. Her consulting expertise includes teambuilding, leadership development, selection and executive coaching work. She is also considered an expert in leadership assessments and applying them diagnostically at both the individual employee and organizational levels.

Pat holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology from New York University and has traveled internationally in her leadership and consulting roles.

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