About Christos
Christos J. Gianopoulos, M.A., M.P.A., has assisted business leaders, and other committed individuals to clarify their thinking about the direction and management of their enterprises. Chiristos has decades of experience in personal and professional development, leadership of community initiatives, and teaching. Christos is a Registered Counselor in the State of Maine.

Christos has worked with non-profit organizations such as the Maine Audubon Society and the Maine Lyceum. From 1981 to 1988, he was on the professional staff of the Maine Legislature. He serves as an adjunct faculty member in Political Science, Public Administration, Organizational Studies, and Philosophy at the University of Maine at Augusta, the University of Southern Maine, and Maine's Community Colleges.

Christos is a certified MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) practitioner with more than a decade of professional experience in interpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. He uses this respected instrument to help clients identify strengths, unique gifts, and areas for personal development. Christos was President of the Maine Chapter of the Association for Psychological Type from 1997 to June 2000.

Christos is active in the community. He is past President of the Auburn-Lewiston Breakfast Rotary Club, and he serves as a Director of the Kora Shrine Center Foundation in Lewiston. He is a former Selectman and Chairperson of the Planning Board in the Town on Greene, Maine. Christos served on the Board of Directors of the C.G. Jung in Brunswick, Maine from 2006-2011, in the capacity of Chairperson or Co-Chair for most of his term. He is a Vietnam veteran who served with the 3rd Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division in 1966-67. He earned the Bronze Star for meritorious service.

A graduate of Bowdoin College, Christos holds graduate degrees from American University and Syracuse University.

Accomplished Writer

Christos is also an accomplished writer. Many of his articles and papers have been published. Below is a list of articles, publications and think pieces written by Christos.

Miscellaneous Papers/Publications

  • A Meditation on the Feeling Function, July, 2004
  • Type and Individuation -- Explaining Myers-Briggs and Psychological Types (October 2003)
  • New Year Letter 2003
  • The Architecture of the Psyche: Structures of the Mind
  • The Encounter
  • Ground of Being
  • Higher Self/Lower Self
  • I Am Not I
  • Mythos: Session I
  • Mythos: Childhood
  • Aspects of the Masculine: Heroics and Beyond in The Thin Red Line. The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2000
  • Aspects of the Archetypal Feminine and Some Thoughts on Individuation
  • At Mid-life: Confronting the Dynamic Presence of Projection
  • Mythology and Type: Paper in Conference Proceedings, July 2001, International Conference, Association for Psychological Type, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mythology and Type: Presentation, July 2001, International Conference, Association for Psychological Type, Minneapolis, MN
  • Some Perspectives on Myth: Quotes
  • Myth Comes From the Mystery That Feeds The Self: a Presentation at the Bowdoin Jung Seminar, February 19, 2002. Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Papers on Business and Management Matters

  • Accountability and Productivity: an Essay on How to Get Real About Doing the Work
  • Authority and Power: the Path of Leadership
  • Creating Soulful Cultures at Work: the Task of Leadership in the New Millennium
    A Paper and An Address Delivered to the Third Biennial Leadership Conference
    Sponsored by the Center for the Application of Psychological Type
    April 15-17, 1999 Washington, D.C.
  • Emotional Intelligence: A Different Way of Being Smart
  • Incompletion: an Obstacle to Productivity
  • Occasional Papers on Information Anxiety
  • Building a Pathway to Personal Power. Some Guidance
  • Shaping the Direction of Your Business Plan
  • Who Sets the Agenda, You or the Pressure? A Meditation on Time Management
  • Vision, Mission, Goal Setting: A Template for Planning


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