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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:


DR. LEANNE HARRIS is a lead consultant with the Learning Design and Delivery Team at The Myers-Briggs® Company. She has been a type practitioner for over 25 years and has been a member of the MBTI training faculty since 1995. She is currently course manager of the MBTI® Foundation Program for the UK and Europe. Prior to joining The Myers-Briggs® Company, she worked as an independent consultant in the area of facilitating individual and team development in organizations and her main activities include executive coaching and workshop design and delivery. Leanne has also been researching type for many years and carried out her doctoral research on type and problem-solving styles. She has published and presented internationally on her particular areas of interest in type development and type and creativity. She is particularly interested in the areas of type dynamics and type development, how these can be applied in an executive coaching context and has contributed to a book chapter on using the MBTI in coaching.


Leanne's background is in occupational psychology and she is a Chartered Psychologist. She started her career at Saville and Holdsworth Ltd, where she was involved in psychometric test training and development as well as consultancy. She then moved to PA Consulting Group where she worked for a wide range of clients in the area of assessment and development. She has also worked as a senior lecturer in occupational psychology at the University of Hertfordshire where she taught in the area of psychometrics and personality assessment and development in organizations.


Certifications and Qualifications include:

  • BA Hons (Oxon) Psychology
  • Doctorate on Psychological Type
  • Chartered Psychologist
  • BPS TUOA and TUOP
  • Psychometrics – 16PF, MBTI Step I & II, CPI260, FIRO, EJI


Myers Briggs training with SHERRIE HAYNIE

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 The Myers-Briggs® 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 The Myers-Briggs®'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 MARTA KOONZ

MARTA KOONZ, Ph.D. - In her role as Professional Services Senior Consultant for The Myers-Briggs Company, 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 and a member of the faculty for The Myers-Briggs Company's MBTI® Certification, FIRO® Certification, and Strong Certification programs. She is an expert in training design and facilitation and is endorsed by Global Learning Partners as a Certified Dialogue Education Teacher. She is certified by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach and provides volunteer career coaching for Stand Beside Them, an organization that provides free coaching services for U.S. military veterans and their families.


Marta holds a doctoral 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.


Certifications and Qualifications

  • Faculty Member, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Step I and II Certification Program
  • MBTI® Step III Certified Practitioner
  • MBTI® Master Practitioner
  • Faculty Member, Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO-B®) Certification Program
  • Faculty Member, Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Program
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®) Practitioner
  • Certified Dialogue Education Teacher (Global Learning Partners)
  • Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation)


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 YVONNE NELSON-REID

YVONNE NELSON-REID, B.ED., M.A., Ph.D. DOCTORAL CANDIDATE, is a depth psychologist, career coach, teacher, and writer. She holds a B.Ed. in secondary education, a M.A. in Educational Research with emphasis on Jungian Theory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® tool (Thesis—Experiencing Psychological Type: Interactive Insights into the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® tool), a M.A. in Depth Psychology with emphasis in Jungian and Archetypal Studies and is currently completing her Ph.D. in the same field. Teaching, coaching, and parenting have taught her a great deal about relationships and the importance of communication.


As a certified MBTI® and MMTIC® (Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children®) professional, she uses typology as a tool for helping others understand differences and communicate more effectively. As a career coach, she assists others in discovering careers that suit their personality. Yvonne has over 20 years of experience in working with and using the MBTI® tool both professionally and personally. Academically, she has studied type theory in both her M.A. and Ph.D. programs. Currently, she owns her own consulting business, is a writer for CAPT (Center for Applications of Psychological Type), and an Associate Consultant for The Myers-Briggs® Company.


Along with her typology certifications, Yvonne is certified in the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment tool and has participated in additional advanced workshops on: MBTI® Step II, Exploring the Wisdom of Type and Diversity, and Combining the Strong Interest Inventory® and MBTI® Tools in Career Counseling and Consulting.


Yvonne has presented academic papers at conferences in the US and Canada through the Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies (JSSS) and the International Association for Jungian Studies (IAJS) and has been invited to present a paper at the IAJS conference in Frankfurt, Germany summer 2018.


Myers Briggs training with GIL PARSONS

GIL PARSONS is a lead trainer at The Myers-Briggs® Company and as a Chartered Occupational Psychologist is highly experienced at working with clients across a wide range of sectors to support organizational and individual development in the areas of individual and team development, coaching and leading change.


She has been involved in the design of a number of courses and course manages MBTI Step II and the MBTI and Coaching courses.


Gil has designed and facilitated team events for executives and Boards choosing to use psychometric tools where appropriate. She is also an executive coach working with leaders in a range of industries. She regularly works with clients across a range of levels and can provide deep expertise in working with our tools and their interpretation in complex commercial environments. Gil also provides supervision to other executive coaches.


Gil uses MBTI Step I, II and III, and FiroB in coaching, leadership development, team building and career transition, ensuring the information gained is used to enhance individual and team learning. After an early career in education Gil was General Motors' Training and Development Manager at Luton, playing a critical role in a successful cultural change program. As Industrial Fellow for Assessment and Development she taught on Masters programs in Guidance and Counselling for Adults. Later she was a Director of Professional Practice at an international HR consultancy, with responsibilities including the formal accreditation to professional standards of several hundred consultants nationwide.


Gil trains a number of courses including MBTI® Foundation Program and Step II, MBTI and coaching: Integrating the MBTI instrument and Leveraging Type Dynamics, Coaching Skills for Business, Type Dynamics, Firo-B, TKI and various application webinars.


Certifications and Qualifications include:

  • Chartered Psychologist
  • Advanced Diploma in Coaching Supervision, Middlesex University
  • MBA, University of Luton
  • MSc Occupational Psychology, University of Hertfordshire
  • PGCert in Education, University of Hertfordshire
  • BA Psychology, University of Exeter
  • BPS TUOA and TUOP (Level A and B)
  • BarOn EQ-i 2.0® Certified Practitioner
  • Psychometrics – MBTI Step I, II and III 16PF, CPI, FIRO, TKI, OPQ, Birkman
  • Fellow of RSA


Background:

  • A Lead Consultant at The Myers-Briggs® Company
  • Director of Professional Practice, Right Management
  • Managing Consultant, London, Coutts
  • Training Manager, Vauxhall Motors, Luton Plant
  • Industrial Fellow for Assessment and Personal Development, University of Luton
  • Assistant Head of Guidance Services, Beds County Council
  • Coordinator of Bedfordshire Educational Guidance for Adults Network
  • Adult numeracy and literacy tutor, Beds County Council
  • Teacher, Homefields Special School, Stevenage


Myers Briggs training with CATHERINE RAINS

CATHERINE RAINS, M.S., works with Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations to develop and facilitate organizational development initiatives and teambuilding interventions. As an assessment and organizational trainer, Catherine's 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 The Myers-Briggs Company'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, and 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. Catherine served on staff for The Myers-Briggs Company, publisher of the MBTI assessment, as a professional consultant for over two decades, she 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.


Certifications and Qualifications include:

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Step I and Step II Certification Program Facilitator
  • MBTI® Master Practitioner
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation–Behavior (FIRO–B®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Certification Program Facilitator
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner
  • Completed "Foundations of Dialogue Education: From Principles to Practice" Training offered by Global Learning Partners


Myers Briggs training with HELEN RAYNER

HELEN RAYNER is a lead consultant at The Myers-Briggs® Company and works within the Learning Design and Delivery Team.


Helen has run numerous development and assessment projects. She holds a wealth of knowledge related to the application of occupational psychology in many industries. Helen has a particular interest and specialism to the application of occupational psychology in the healthcare sector. Helen regularly trains workshops and facilitates in one-to-one coaching, team and group settings.


Certifications and Qualifications include:

  • MSc Occupational Psychology, University of Leicester
  • Dip Psych (Open) Psychology, Open University
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Business Management, Oxford Brookes University
  • British Psychological Society Level A and B
  • Psychometrics–MBTI Step I & II, CPI260, FIRO, EJI, 16PF
  • Certificate in NLP


Background:

  • Currently working towards Chartered Status with the British Psychological Society.
  • Undertaken return on investment studies to evaluate the effectiveness of leadership development programs.
  • Previous research projects have involved investigating the effects of mindfulness practice on trait-based anxiety, as measured by the 16PF tool.
  • Prior to joining The Myers-Briggs® Company, Helen worked in the fields of mental health and learning disability nursing.


Myers Briggs training with MICHAEL SEGOVIA

MICHAEL SEGOVIA, M.A., is a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner and the lead facilitator for The Myers-Briggs®'s four day MBTI® Certification Program. Michael also facilitates The Myers-Briggs®'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 The Myers-Briggs®, Michael has also served as senior brand manager for products including the Strong, CPI, and FIRO-B® instruments. He has directed The Myers-Briggs®'s qualifications processes and represented The Myers-Briggs® on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Common Exam Revision, Exam Procedures, and Type Community committees. Prior to his current role, Michael served as The Myers-Briggs®'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 (The Myers-Briggs®), 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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