ESFJ - Facilitator Caretaker

*Adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi, Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the Personality Type Code (Used with permission)


The theme for ESFJs is providing and ensuring that physical needs are met.

Talents lie in supporting others and supplying them with what they need.

Genuinely concerned about the welfare of others, making sure they are comfortable and involved.

Use their sociability to nurture established institutions.

Warm, considerate, thoughtful, friendly.

Want to please and maintain harmonious relationships.

Thrive on helping others and bringing people together.

ESFJ - Pattern of Processes

Leading Extraverted Feeling Connecting and considering others and the group
Supporting Introverted Sensing Reviewing and recalling past experiences and seeking detailed data
Relief Extraverted iNtuiting Interpreting situations and relationships and pickup meanings and interconnections to other contexts
Aspirational Introverted Thinking Analyzing, categorizing, and evaluating according to principles
Opposing Introverted Feeling Valuing and considering importance, beliefs, and worth
Critical Parent Extraverted Sensing Experiencing and acting in the immediate context.
Deceiving Introverted iNtuiting Foreseeing implications, transformations, and likely effects
Devilish Extraverted Thinking Segmenting, organizing for efficiency, and systematizing



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