type has great depth of personality; they are themselves complicated,
and can understand and deal with complex issues and people.
can be hard to get to know. They have an unusually rich inner life,
but they are reserved and tend not to share their reactions except
with those they trust. With their loved ones, certainly, Counselors
are not reluctant to express their feelings, their face lighting up
with the positive emotions, but darkening like a thunderhead with
because of their strong ability to take into themselves the feelings
of others, Counselors can be hurt rather easily by those around them,
which, perhaps, is one reason why they tend to be private people,
mutely withdrawing from human contact. At the same time, friends who
have known an Counselor for years may find sides emerging which come
as a surprise. Not that they are inconsistent; Counselors value their
integrity a great deal, but they have intricately woven, mysterious
personalities which sometimes puzzle even them.
have strong empathic abilities and can become aware of another's emotions
or intentions --good or evil-- even before that person is conscious
of them. This "mind-reading" can take the form of feeling the hidden
distress or illnesses of others to an extent which is difficult for
other types to comprehend. Even Counselors can seldom tell how they
came to penetrate others' feelings so keenly.
the Counselor is most likely of all the types to demonstrate an ability
to understand psychic phenomena and to have visions of human events,
past, present, or future. What is known as ESP may well be exceptional
intuitive ability - in both its forms, projection and introjection.
supernormal intuition is found frequently in the Counselor, and can
extend to people, things, and often events, taking the form of visions,
episodes of foreknowledge, premonitions, auditory and visual images
of things to come, as well as uncanny communications with certain
individuals at a distance.