Members-only Webinars 2021-2022

Group discussion, photo by Startup Stock on PexelsWe are delighted to present this series of interactive webinars for members.  It’s an opportunity to delve more deeply into the practical applications of type, the things that matter to all of us: how to get on with children and partners, how to develop oneself, and how to work ethically with type.  Join us for a stimulating series of webinars, delivered by experts in their field and learn how to make type truly relevant to life in the 21st century.

Please Register for each webinar separately, in advance of the event.

These are members-only events (also open to other APTs) but you can join now until September 2022 for just £45.  Join here, then register for the webinars.

Speaker Topic Date Time
David Hodgson Back to School for Parents 14th Sep 2021 6pm
Susan Nash Dating, Mating and Relating 9th Nov 2021 5pm
Angelina Bennet Type and the Ladder of Ego Development 18th Jan 2022 7pm
Jerry Gilpin How to Use Type Ethically 10th Feb 2022 6pm


All listings are UK times. (US time zones: 6pm = 1pm EDT / 11 am MDT / 10am PDT)

Back to School for Parents

Tuesday 14 Sept, 6:00pm: David Hodgson

Teens on phones, PixabayHow can parents support their teenagers?

David has worked in schools with students, teachers and parents for over 30 years. He has applied the personality type model to help everyone get along better! All relationships can be difficult. Being a teacher, parent or teenager can be incredibly stressful and difficult as we navigate such important years.

In this session David will share insights that help us understand each other better, improve communication, relationships, learning and motivation by applying some of the best bits of personality type. By exploring the four big chunks of personality, and perhaps even the fifth, plus David Keirsey’s temperaments model; David will offer positive, practical tips and ideas that improve relationships.

The ideas can be easily applied to support us in all of our important relationships including parenting young children, marriages, siblings, work colleagues.

David HodgsonDavid is a training consultant and author. He mostly works with teenagers, teachers and careers advisers in schools and universities across the UK. He uses his own version of personality type, the buzz (see https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/) to help motivate and inspire children to make more informed decisions about their future. He is ENFP and writes for BAPT’s Typeface on education.

Register for 14 Sep

Dating, Mating and Relating

Tuesday 9 Nov, 5:00pm: Susan Nash

Young family, Photo by Keira Burton from Pexels

Fact: Divorce rates are rising. Fact: Nearly half of all marriages end in divorce.

Creating successful personal relationships can be a challenge for individuals in today’s busy world. The premise of Dating, Mating and Relating is that we can use our knowledge of type and temperament as a framework for understanding how we view the world and how our partner might approach the same situations differently. By comprehending human differences, we can diagnose potential issues, depersonalize possible conflicts and identify strategies to communicate more effectively with each other.

In this interactive, fun session, participants will be introduced to the three stages in successful relationships: Dating, Mating and Relating. Against this backdrop we will then describe the four temperaments and begin to build an understanding of the strengths and challenges each brings to and faces in relationships. Participants will leave with a heightened appreciation for all four temperaments, a broader perspective of type differences and straightforward tools to communicate more positively in relationships with those who are different to us.

Susan NashSusan Nash is an international expert in business applications of Type and Temperament. Author of 11 books, she specializes in helping organizations achieve better business results by capitalizing on individual personality differences. Susan combines practical business management experience with strong facilitation skills to make applying Type in organizations and in home life fun and relevant to all.

Register for 9 Nov

Type and the Ladder of Ego Development

Tuesday 18 Jan, 7:00pm: Angelina Bennet

'Who Are You' on tiles, Photo by Brett Jordan from PexelsWhile it is true that no Type is any better than any other, there are visible differences in how we express our Type. Obviously, some of this is due to our environment, experience, upbringing and general individuality; however, the effectiveness with which we use our Type can often be linked to our stage of development and/or ability to cope with pressure. In this session, Angelina will describe Ego Development Theory (Loevinger; Cook-Greuter) and how we can combine this with Type to give a ‘vertical’ dimension to our understanding of Type. Parallels with Jung’s and Myers’ theories of type development and a brief look at the empirical support for this theory will be included.

Angelina Bennet

Angelina is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with expertise in personality from a variety of perspectives. She has been using type for over 20 years and has a particular interest in Type Development. Her doctoral thesis was based on combining Type with Ego Development theory, adding another dimension to Type. As well as running a consultancy business, Angelina is co-director of Type Pro Ltd – a training company that qualifies people to be Type practitioners. She is the author of The Shadows of Type: Type thorough Seven Levels of Development and a past president of BAPT. In her other life, she is a yoga enthusiast, a budding guitarist and the mother of two delightful boys.

Register for 18 Jan

How to Use Type Ethically

Thursday 10 Feb, 6:00pm: Jerry Gilpin

Ethics discussion, photo by Dani Hart of PexelsType practitioners have all come across examples of bad use of type – when people have been limited, defined or ‘othered’ by type language; when organisations have used type to manipulate or select or exclude individuals. But how do we ‘do type’ well? What does good practice look like? None of us will be perfect; but this webinar is a chance to share best practice and to learn from one another about how we can deliver an ethical type experience that focusses on the person and their preferences, and how we can put type into practice in the way we act as professionals.

Jerry Gilpin

Jerry Gilpin is the Board secretary of BAPT and an independent coach, supervisor, facilitator and consultant based in Bristol UK. The session will be interactive and involve other members of the BAPT Board.

Register for 10 Feb

If you are not a member of BAPT but would like to be, JOIN NOW through our online joining form – only £45 (£30 for students or retired) until the end of September 2022. Includes our quarterly online magazine TypeFace. We have members from around the world, so you will be welcomed.

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Originally formed in 1989, the British Association for Psychological Type (BAPT) is a charity which aims to provide a forum for practitioners and enthusiasts of psychological type systems – from HR professionals to self-employed coaches, students and people with a simple interest in Type – to come together to discuss, promote and enjoy exploration of the endlessly compelling world of type theory.

Through conferences, regional meetings, events, webinars, workshops, ongoing publications and resource archiving, the committed volunteers in BAPT encourage lively debate in a friendly, cooperative atmosphere where members can enjoy sharing their journey and growth within this stimulating subject.

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