How do therapists characterize personality types?

How do therapists classify the type of personality their clients have? What characteristics do they look at to decide what type of personality the client has? I've read about this online, but I'd like to understand this from a therapist's point of view.

Dr. Timothy Paul
Dr. Timothy Paul
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Not very well :)

So, you got the Jungians, and you got the Big Fiver's, and you got every manner of Ivory-Tower Orc in between, loosening the chains on their drooling, snarling Pet Theories...

The real truth is, does it matter?  If it does, what does it matter?

If it's still of keen interest to you, I would presume that God designed most of his creatures with a "simpler set" of personality blueprints; not a complex set as theorized by man;

Also realize that this level of reality is dualistic in nature; that means there is two of everything;

So, imagine that whatever personalities you observe, and whatever words come to mind, also think of the opposite word, and you'll have a good sense of what actual personalities look like :)

Then, share your findings; it'll be pretty neat to see what you come up with.
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