What is the Enneagram?

The Enneagram is nine personality types seen on the diagram or map below. This illustration is often referred to as the Enneagram.

This map identifies nine life strategies, each distinct. It is a powerful and dynamic system. Each of these nine strategies has unique thinking, feeling, and behaving characteristics as well as a distinct way of viewing itself as part of a greater whole.

Although each strategy is unique, all individuals have some traits of each of these types. The map provides a truly holistic approach to understanding the human experience because each of these strategies are characterized by a somatic style, cognitive-emotional habits, and a likely way of seeing themselves as part of the greater human experience.