In many indigenous traditions, a person seeking answers to questions would approach a medicine man or woman sitting by the fire and ask what they should do to resolve their dilemma. He or she classically would respond to this request by saying, “Let me tell you a story.” Moms, dads, mentors, and friends can do this, too…. In new situations, often what is needed is a new story that can help supply a map for the new journey and a toehold when that journey feels like climbing up a steep and dangerous mountain.
Carol S. Pearson – Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within
PMAI® Manual, co-author Hugh Marr, (Gainesville, FL: Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT), 2004) describes the design and testing of the PMAI® instrument.