ISFP Personality Type

The Creator Type

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What is the ISFP personality type (The Creator)?
People with an ISFP personality type tend to be creative, unconventional, and empathetic in their behavior. They have a strong grasp of their senses and often have very vivid memories. They enjoy small groups of people and have a passion for helping others.

ISFP Personality Traits

ISFP types need plenty of personal space. Though they enjoy building connections with people, they need alone time to think and recharge.

They are very observant, especially focusing on the details more than the overall view. They live in the present and tend to base decisions on what they can see right now.

Creators also prioritize emotion when making decisions. They prefer to follow what feels right.

They don’t like schedules, but instead prefer to keep their options open. They are adaptable, spontaneous, and like to challenge the need for strict rules.


In summary, ISFP personality types tend to...

  • Enjoy taking time to be alone and recharge.
  • Focus closely on the specifics of a situation.
  • Challenge the need for tradition and rules.
  • Avoid schedules to allow room for last-minute opportunities.
  • Prioritize emotion over facts and data.

ISFP Meaning

  • (I) INTROVERSION: Introverts tend to draw energy from spending time alone.
  • (S) SENSING: Sensing types usually prefer to experience new things and focus on the reality of the situation.
  • (F) FEELING: Feeling types usually prioritize emotion over logic, often choosing to follow their gut when making decisions.
  • (P) PERCEIVING: Perceiving types usually prefer to be flexible and spontaneous.

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Related Personality Types

Below are the DISC and Enneagram types that are similar to 16-Personality Type ISFP. 

DISC Type IS, Si, or S

Enneagram Type 2 or 9

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