Discovering Your Personality Type: The Essential Introduction to the Enneagram, Revised and Expanded (Paperback)
Discover the nine personality types of the human psyche — and how to determine your own set of characteristics — with this revised edition of the classic, indispensable introduction to the Enneagram.
The leading experts in the field, Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson have set the standard for determining personality type using the Enneagram. Their studies of this ancient symbol and their progress in determining type with increasing accuracy are known, taught, and emulated worldwide. Discovering Your Personality Type is the essential introduction to this system, a psychological framework that can be used practically, in many aspects of daily life.
This revised and updated edition features the scientifically validated Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI), and has also been refined and simplified to appeal especially to beginners and anyone interested in unlocking the secrets of personality. The most reliable, most accurate, and most accessible way to identify type, the improved Enneagram questionnaire helps identify fundamental character traits, revealing invaluable directions for change and growth. The profile that emerges is useful for a wide variety of purposes: professional development, education, relationships, vocational counseling, and more.
Discovering Your Personality Type is the book readers need in order to begin to see the possibilties made available by understanding personality types.
About the Author
DON RICHARD RISO, M.A. (1946-2012) was the foremost writer and developer of the Enneagram in the world and the most-published and bestselling author in the field. The president of Enneagram Personality Types, Inc., and co-founder of The Enneagram Institute, he taught the Enneagram for more than twenty years, pioneering a revolutionary new approach to ego psychology through his 1977 discovery of the Levels of Development. His five bestselling books with Russ Hudson have been published in more than a dozen countries and languages. Mr. Riso was a Jesuit for thirteen years, with degrees in English and philosophy, was elected to the Jesuit Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Nu, and was a Ford Foundation Fellow at Stanford University in communications (social psychology).
RUSS HUDSON is coauthor of five bestselling Enneagram books with Don Richard Riso, including Discovering Your Personality Type, published in more than a dozen countries and languages. The co-founder of The Enneagram Institute and a Founding Director of the International Enneagram Association, he co-developed the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) personality test.