HANDWRITING ANALYSIS – Discover Your Own Vocational/Career Potential

A Guide to Discover 40 Jobs
To Fit Your Personality

David DeWitt is a Certified Graphoanalyst. As Such, Mr. DeWitt has spent decades studying, analyzing and interpreting the handwriting of countless individuals. Simply stated, he helps people to understand themselves, their personal strengths, and yes, even their weaknesses through the way they put pen to paper. I have witnessed Dave practicing his science. The insightful results that he produces by viewing one’s handwriting are astounding, as well as personally and professionally transformational. His intentions are thoroughly altruistic. So, why should Graphoanalysis be of interest to you? … In this book, Handwriting Analysis – Discover Your Own Vocational/Career Potential, Mr. DeWitt links handwriting analysis with professional satisfaction and instructs you in the analysis of your own handwriting. It is not uncommon for individuals to labor a lifetime in an occupation that they truly dislike or to which they are, at best, indifferent. Or they might move from job to job multiple times, desperately seeking a ‘career’ that is edifying. Moreover, young people just entering a sparse job market might find that they have little idea of occupations that could be personally and professionally rewarding to them. The ancient Chinese philosopher, Confucius, once stated “Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life”… Through this book, David DeWitt seeks to affirm this timeless advice.

“I endorse David Dewitt in his literary efforts and highly recommend this book to you.”

John De Mado, John De Mado Language Seminars, LLC Author/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw-Hill, Pearson


An easy to understand guide for matching one’s personality to a wide range of occupational options.”

Peter Dennis, B. Ed., M.B.A. is a certified Graphoanalyst and author of Handwriting Analysis: An Adventure in Self Discovery, Third Edition, Copyright© 2004.


extraordinarily well written, organized and presented. A unique and highly recommended addition to community library Jobs/Careers reference collections, “Handwriting Analysis: Discover Your Own Vocational/Career Potential” will prove to be of immense appeal to the non-specialist general reader with an interest in handwriting analysis.”

James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, Midwest Book Review


Review: Handwriting Analysis by David J. DeWitt

“offers many useful insights which would enhance other kinds of personality or career tests. I found it to be interesting, well written and useful for a variety of situations.”


Sarah McCubbin, Luxury Reading


Review: Library Committee of the Dutch Order of Graphologists (Nederlandse Orde van Grafologen/NOG)

(English Translation)

Handwriting Analysis

General information

Subtitle: Discover Your Own Vocational / Career Potential Publisher: Outskirts Press, America, 2015 Pages 134 , With charts, illustrations and worksheets ISBN 978-1-4787-2939-6. Price € 21.99 (via Bol.com, incl. Shipping)

Author David J. DeWitt, GA, is still active as professional graphologist and graphoanalyst. He recommends two methods: Gestalt Method which considers handwriting as a whole, and Trait Method Aka Graphoanalysis®, the registered trademark of the International Graphoanalysis Society, Inc. DeWitt has been lecturing about handwriting analysis in high schools and colleges for over 50 years.

Target audience

Handwriting Analysis is meant to be a basic guide for handwriting analysis, and was written to provide information on a particular topic – finding a job that matches personal potential. The book will help to provide guidelines in determining occupational potential and is recommended for counselors, parents and / or teachers.

It took more than eight years of research on the part of the author, including talks on ‘discovering your vocational potential’ by applying handwriting analysis to high school and college students across New England. The book is not meant to make anyone a professional writing analyst; that requires years of study.


* Why use your personality to choose a career? (Chapter 3)

* Six occupational personality types (realistic, analytical, artistic, social, enterprising, conservative) (briefly in chapter 4, in detail in Chapter 5)

* Your emotional barometer (reaction and depth of feelings) (Chapter 6)

* Thinking ((four thinking styles: cumulative, investigative, explorative, all encompassing, on the processing of information: analytical skills, fluent thinking, intellectual efficiency) (Chapter 7)

* Personality traits with examples (pp. 45-104) (Chapter 8)

* Discover your own profession potential (Chapter 9)

In detail

DeWitt tries to provide timeless advice and suggests 40 professions to align with the personal qualities of the writer. He calls graphoanalysis his own personality test because he considers the methods of among others Jung and Myers / Briggs unsuitable. With their permission, he uses – Vocational Direction Through Handwriting Analysis: The Vocational Graphoanalytic Inventory “, Irene  Lambert, 1995.

– RIASEC Holland codes, which were first described by John Holland in his “Making, Vocational   Choices’ (1996).

Before making a final assessment, handwriting as a whole, must be carefully analyzed, along with other characteristics and indications. There are no indications that hand-writing is in itself is sufficient to determine the character traits of the writer.


Handwriting Analysis provides a new perspective that is not found in traditional graphology books. During his decades-long career DeWitt has experienced that individual’s use of handwriting analysis has been the most popular application. People love to hear about themselves! That makes this book such an interesting publication.

On behalf of the Library Committee of the NOG, Annie Leisink, Martin Snippert, Dick Schermer / 22:10:15


“I found author David J. DeWitt’s book, Handwriting Analysis easy to follow, well written and cleverly designed. It made me think as well and any work that makes me think has my vote.”

Review by Peter West, Professional  Handwriting Expert/Investigator/Editor, Prediction Magazine


2 Responses to HANDWRITING ANALYSIS – Discover Your Own Vocational/Career Potential

  1. AUTHORS COMMENTS: I want to thank the the Dutch Order of Graphologist and graphologist Dick Schermer for taking the time, Interest to review my book and placing it in their Library.


  2. Pingback: New Review by the Library Committee of the Dutch Order of Graphologists (Nederlandse Orde van Grafologen/NOG) | David J. DeWitt, G.A.

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