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Psycho·Geometrics®

The past and present
of Psycho·Geometrics®

Take a few moments and learn where we started, the research, the data and how these concepts have shaped the mission of our work today.

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History of Psycho·Geometrics®

  • 1875-1961
Dr.Carl Jung – Founder of analytical psychology

Psycho·Geometrics® was inspired by brain chemistry and the work of Swiss Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst Dr. Carl Jung, the founder of analytical psychology. Analytical psychology then inspired the development of psychometric tests, used to identify and measure one’s characteristics, aptitude or cognitive ability and often used to determine the suitability of a role or job.

  • 1978
The Concept of Psycho·Geometrics®
Psycho·Geometrics® was created Dr. Susan E. Dellinger. She presented her concept as a logical reasoning approach to identify one’s personal communication style based on the selection of one of five geometric shapes. Dr. Dellinger supported her assumption by combining her knowledge of the personal style analysis tests on the current market (MBTI, DISC, Wilson Learning, DrakeBeamMorin) with her doctoral research in the classical Jungian psyche types, left/right brain dominance and the current interpersonal communication models. The result was the creation of five “communication styles,” each with its own distinct traits and characteristics.
  • 1984-1986
The Validation of Psycho·Geometrics®
During a three-year research period, Dr. Dellinger partnered with Dr. Jack Wolf to scientifically validate her work, followed by the development of the Psycho·Geometrics® written assessment and the online version in 2005. To date, more than 40,000 written assessments and 18,000 online assessments have been used by people from 60+ countries. A full research report is available, including the methodology, process, and results of the scientific study.
  • 2002-2020
Susan Hite is licensed and uses Psycho·Geometrics® with her clients for 18 years
Susan Hite, founder of professional development and training company Hite Resources, Inc. was “virtually” introduced to Psycho·Geometrics® just prior to delivering a keynote at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Durham, NC. Employees were watching Dr. Dellinger present Psycho-Geometrics® via VHS tape. Impressed with such a simple, yet profound concept and validated tool, Hite flew to Tampa to meet Dr. Dellinger and has since shared Psycho·Geometrics® with more than 25,000 employees of more than 200 companies in eight countries.
  • 2020
Rebrand and Introduction of the Psycho·Geometrics® System
Susan Hite and Hite Resources, Inc. purchased Psycho·Geometrics® LLC, including its Intellectual Property, Copyrights and Trademarks. As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with nearly 20 years of experience using Psycho·Geometrics®, Susan Hite introduces the Psycho·Geometrics System®, which includes the WHAT and HOW of strengthening communication, complete with an online digital learning series.
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