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INFJ – The Counselor

INFJ – The Counselor

INFJ - The Counselor

Who is the INFJ?

INFJ is an abbreviation used to refer to one of 16 personality types. It belongs to The Optimists group, which shares the traits NF. The letters refer to four basic preferences that belong to this profile: Introversion, Intuition, Feeling, Judging. The personality types theory was conceived by the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung at the beginning of the 20th century. From his work, Katharine Cook Briggs and his daughter Isabel Briggs Myers developed the personality types indicators which have inspired our work.

Keep reading to find out if INFJ is your profile.


The first preference is Introversion (I)

The INFJ, as an Introvert, is reserved and reflective. He loves taking some time for himself and being alone. Indeed, he prefers to recharge by quiet time alone or with people close to him. This is not to say he doesn’t enjoy the company of others, although he may find it psychologically draining at times.


The second preference is Intuition (N)

The INFJ, as an Intuitive type, takes in information through is instinct. He focuses on the big picture looking at the future and forgets about the here-and-now. He values imagination and inspiration. Indeed, he has an abstract nature that leads him to always reading between the lines. Moreover, when making decisions he’s able to remove himself from the situation and find the most logical solution.


The third preference is Feeling (F)

The INFJ, as a Feeling type, seeks harmony and avoids conflict at all costs. His heart rules everything he does. He makes decisions based on his personal principles and values and then starts analysing the objective facts. When making choices, the feeler thinks about the welfare of people involved. Moreover, he has an high emotional intelligence and he’s very tactful towards others. Indeed, he emphasizes with the other people’s reality to understand their perspectives and points of view.


The fourth preference is Judging (J)

The INFJ, as a Judger, wants to be in full control of his life. He seeks structure and a set schedule. Indeed, the judging type likes to be organized and follow rules and expectations. He also likes to have one task at a time with a deadline to meet. Indeed, he focuses on his goal until he reaches it. 

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INFJ you may know

Cate Blanchett
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“Things present themselves to you, and it’s how you choose to deal with them that reveals who you are.”

Cate Blanchett, 

Actress and Theatre director.

Jamie Foxx
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“Whatever it is you want to do, you go out and do it.”

Jamie Foxx, 

Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer and Comedian.


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