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We are our stories. Discover the transformational power of archetypes.

The PMAI® (Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator®) is the world’s first scientifically validated archetype assessment tool that can help open a window into the patterns of our unconscious stories and provide a path to self-understanding.

Identifying which archetypes are influential in our lives can thus lead us to self-discovery, self-awareness, growth, and self-actualization. Consciously choosing the right archetype for each chapter in our life story can create a more fulfilling, successful life, where we use our archetypes instead of being controlled by them.

The Center for Applications of Psychological Type, Inc. (CAPT®) offers a scientifically validated assessment instrument, available online, that measures archetypes and brings their unconscious influence to our awareness.

The Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator® (PMAI®) assessment, created by Carol Pearson, Ph.D., and Hugh Marr, Ph.D., is designed for use by individuals. Personal reports show the relative influence of twelve archetypal patterns in your life. Awareness allows you to intentionally write your life story to be the best it can be. The accompanying workbook guides you in consciously deciding which archetypes to use, when to use them, and which to develop.

Reports are available in a variety of formats, including online or print, and in single or group packages. After taking the assessment, and it is very affordable to do so, you get a self-explanatory report (the online version is emailed to you immediately), along with a copy of the 55-page interpretive guidebook, Introduction to Archetypes.

Learn more about the PMAI® archetypes here.