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Become an MBTI® Certified Practitioner.

About The MBTI Certification Program

You continually strive to be better at what you do. By becoming certified to administer and interpret the world's most trusted personality instrument—the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment, you'll not only enrich yourself, you'll improve the performance of your people, teams and organization. Let us help you grow professionally so that you can help others be their best.


You now have two ways to become MBTI® Certified


Open-enrollment courses are presented by
The Myers & Briggs Foundation


CPP and The Myers & Briggs Foundation have collaborated to launch The MBTI Training Institute through which the Foundation will conduct all open-enrollment MBTI Certification courses in the U.S. With courses all over the country, you'll find a program that fits your needs.

The Myers & Briggs Foundation will maintain the same excellent course content developed by CPP and will use a group of distinguished, highly qualified faculty members – including CPP’s current faculty – to deliver an engaging learning experience.

Click here to go directly to the registration page of the MBTI Training Institute and sign up to become MBTI Certified.

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On-site courses are available
through CPP, Inc.


CPP can deliver our four-day MBTI® Certification Program at your site for 10 or more people saving you valuable time and money.

To find out more or to schedule a program call 800.624.1765 or click the button below.

Learn More About On-Site Programs

Meet the Instructors

As the exclusive publisher of the MBTI assessment, our on-site experts provide training experiences that are both engaging and highly informative.

Michael Segovia
Michael Segovia is a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner and the lead facilitator for CPP’s four day MBTI® Certification Program... More >

Sherrie Haynie
In her current role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Sherrie works with Fortune 500 companies on developing and... More >

Catherine Rains
In her current role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Catherine works with Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit... More >

Pamela Valencia
In her current role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Pamela facilitates MBTI® and FIRO® Certification... More >

Michael R. Segovia, M.A.

Michael Segovia is a credentialed MBTI® Master Practitioner and the lead facilitator for CPP’s four day MBTI® Certification Program. Michael also facilitates CPP’s 2 day FIRO® Certification Program as well as customized in house workshops, 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 CPP, Michael has also served as senior brand manager for products including the Strong Interest Inventory®, CPI, and FIRO-B® instruments, as well as SkillsOne.com, CPP’s Web delivery assessment site. He has directed CPP’s qualifications processes and represented CPP on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Common Exam Revision, Exam Procedures, and Type Community committees. Prior to his current role, Michael served as CPP’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.

Certifications and Qualifications

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Step I and II Certification Program Facilitator
  • MBTI® Step III Certified Practitioner
  • MBTI® Master Practitioner
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation–Behavior (FIRO-B®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Practitioner
  • DiSC® Certified Practitioner
  • BarOn EQ-i 2.0® Certified Practitioner
  • The Birkman Method® Certified Practitioner
  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect (Lominger) Certified Practitioner

Sherrie Haynie, M.Ed.

Sherrie Haynie is a coach and performance consultant with expertise in leadership development, strategic planning, and performance management. In her current role as a CPP 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 CPP’s MBTI® Certification and FIRO® Certification training programs.

Certifications and Qualifications


  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • MBTI® Master Practitioner
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Practitioner
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) practitioner
  • Marshall Goldsmith Executive Coaching Certification
  • Linkage Organizational Development Certification
  • Linkage Leadership Development Certification

Catherine Rains, M.S., Counseling

In her role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Catherine works with Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations to develop and facilitate organizational development initiatives and team-building interventions. With over 25 years’ experience as an assessment and organizational trainer, her 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 CPP’s MBTI® Certification and FIRO® Certification training programs. She is also an expert on interpreting the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment and using it in combination with the MBTI® tool. During her 17-year tenure at CPP, she has been 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.

Prior to joining CPP, Catherine 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

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • MBTI® Master Practitioner
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation–Behavior (FIRO-B®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner

Pamela Valencia

Pamela Valencia is a leadership and team development consultant who works with Fortune 500 companies and other consultants as an assessment expert. In her current role as a CPP Professional Services Solutions Consultant, Pamela facilitates MBTI® and FIRO® Certification training programs as well as customized in house trainings for clients in the entertainment, research & development, hospitality, technology, communications, energy, security, legal, transportation, health care and education industries.

A former VP of learning and development, Pamela has partnered with senior and mid-level managers for more than twenty years to design and implement customized training programs aimed at elevating skills and knowledge, team cohesiveness, and the effectiveness of leaders. Her expertise includes instructional design, stand-up training, program development, train-the-trainer sessions, and team-building strategies. She has extensive experience in the financial industry.

Pamela has also had the opportunity to work with California Achievement for Performance Excellence (CAPE) examiners for nonprofit organizations. She was instrumental in the strategic alignment of cascading goals throughout the organization she served, as well as in competency implementation, training metrics, high-potential selection, development, and succession planning. The company won a CAPE silver award.

Certifications and Qualifications

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation–Behavior (FIRO-B®) Certification Program Facilitator
  • CPI 260® Certified Practitioner
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) practitioner
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 4 Disciplines of Execution, Focus/Time Management Certified Practitioner
  • Achieving Stellar Relations, Leadership, Coaching for Performance Certified Practitioner
  • Situational Leadership Train the Trainer
  • Yellow Belt, Six Sigma

Presentations

  • National ASTD and SIOPs speaker (2012)
  • Association for Psychological Type (APT) presenter (2008–present)
  • California Credit Union League, Tri-County chapter, VP Programs, chair and presenter (2004–06)
  • California Credit Union League Annual Conference speaker (2006)
  • Riverside County’s Women’s Conference speaker (2003–04)
  • APT, Washington chapter, presenter (2008–09)