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Psycho·Geometrics®

Getting to know the
Shapes Assessment system

Take a few moments and get to know a little bit more about the Shapes Assessment system and find the answers to the “Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why”.
What:
Psycho·Geometrics® is a communications system, featuring five shapes used to identify traits and behaviors, specifically in terms of how one is described, acts and relates to others.
Who:
Created by Susan Dellinger, Ph.D, in 1978, then in 1984 conducted a 3-year research study to validate her tool.
When:
In 2004 Dr. Dellinger partnered with Jack Wolf, Ph.D, and had The University of California Santa Cruz conduct a factor analysis of Psycho·Geometrics®. In 2005 Dr. Wolf created and developed the first written assessment, and in 2010 the first online assessment was created and launched. In 2020 Dr. Dellinger sold Psycho·Geometrics® LLC, including intellectual property, copyrights and trademark to Susan Hite, founder and President of Hite Resources, Inc. since 2001, and Psycho·Geometrics® licensed consultant and certified facilitator since 2002.
Where:
Psycho·Geometrics® has been shared and used by more than 1 million people, in more than 30 countries and in more than 1,000 corporations, companies, schools and universities, non-profit organizations and government agencies around the world.
How:
Participants take a 15-minute assessment that identifies their traits, behaviors and interactions with others. This information can be immediately applied using virtual and written applications to strengthen communication.
Why:
93% of communication is what you see and what you hear. Words are only 7% of communication; so WHAT you Say AND HOW you Say it is important for effective communication. Psycho·Geometrics® gives people the tools to have a powerful, influential and effective voice on any platform with any audience, while still being authentic.
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