Katherine Fauvre | Creator of Tritype®

Katherine Fauvre is a IEA Accredited Professional with Distinction. In May 2023 she was inducted into the prestigious Marquis Who’s Who in America Biographical Registry. In August 2023 she was inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals and awarded the Top Enneagram Coach of the Year for 2024.

Katherine of Katherine Fauvre Consulting is a IEA Accredited Professional with Distinction. In May 2023 she was inducted into the prestigious Marquis Who’s Who in America Biographical Registry. In August 2023 she was inducted into the International Association of Top Professionals and awarded the Top Enneagram Coach of the Year for 2023.


Katherine, the founder of Katherine Fauvre Consulting and Enneastyle and co-founder of Enneagram Explorations and Fauvre Research, is a personality expert and an internationally recognized author, teacher, trainer, coach, and researcher. Katherine’s innovative and groundbreaking work on Tritype® and Instinctual Stackings has made her a thought leader in the Enneagram field.

She works with businesses, families, couples, and individuals. Katherine began her study of the Enneagram in 1985. Her research projects began in earnest in 1992-1995. Since that time, she has conducted over 23 research studies exploring many facets of the Enneagram including; The Enneagram Instinctual Subtypes, Tritype®, Core Fears, Enneagram and Spirituality, Enneagram and Intimacy, Enneagram Lexicon Usage, Core Energetics, Visual Archetypes, MBTI, Micro-Expressions and the Self-image of the 9 Enneagram Types and much more...www.katherinefauvre.com/products.


She has shared her research findings in a number of publications, including The Enneagram Monthly, Enneagram Circle, The Enneagram Educator, The Image Networker, and The Enneagram Journal. In 2012, Katherine's original work with the internal experience of the Enneagram Types, Tritypes®, Instinctual Types, and Subtypes as seen through the lens of the Enneastyle Questionnaire, was outlined in her detailed article, Exploring Enneagram Tritype®: Theory and Practice in the International Enneagram Association's Enneagram Journal.

Katherine is the author of 17 Enneagram products, including: Enneastyle: The 9 Languages of Enneagram Type, Enneagram Instinctual Types and Subtypes, TrueType, Enneagram Enneacards Testing Instrument ©2015, The 27 Tritypes® Revealed, and co-creator of the Enneagram Enneacards Testing Instrument ©1995-2003.

Her most comprehensive Enneagram Tritype® Test is now available. She is co-creator of the Enneagram Professional Intensives and the Enneagram and Spirituality Intensives. She is also co-creator and co-host of the non-profit, Wave award-winning television series Types: Your Personality Revealed. She has co-produced 5 TV shows covering diverse topics such as the Enneagram Types and Core Fears, Tritype®, Instinctual Types, and a Roundtable of Enneagram Master Teachers. She regularly presents her findings at the International Enneagram Association Conferences and is an invited presenter at the Enneagram Global Summit.

Katherine's Education, Accreditation and Certifications

You can also find her in a number of interviews discussing diverse aspects of the Enneagram on YouTube. Katherine is a former member of the Board of Directors of the International Enneagram Association (IEA). She is an IEA Accredited Professional Teacher with Distinction.

Katherine has had the unique opportunity to attend intensives directly with Enneagram Creators: Oscar Ichazo, and Dr. Claudio Naranjo and is a certified teacher with Palmer-Daniels, Riso-Hudson, and Hurley-Donson. Her diverse background included studying with many of the pioneers in the self-help field along with other Enneagram teachers across the globe, including, Condon, Jaxon-Bear, and Wolinski. Katherine has been an invited presenter at conferences such as the International Enneagram Association Conferences since 1997. She has conducted professional Enneagram training throughout the USA as well as in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Israel, Italy, Portugal, and the United Kingdom.


“Katherine's Enneagram expertise and instruction increased our team's ability to relate with another on a business level. Moreover, her teachings at the Federal Reserve Bank over the years helped me understand more about myself as a person, and I've taken her instruction with me well after I took her classes. Working with Katherine was a profound and important milestone in my life.”
April 14, 2011, hired Katherine more than once as a Business Consultant
Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
-Keane Li

Katherine also offers one on one Zoom coaching. See more endorsements.

Why use the Enneagram?

How is the Enneagram Helpful? The Enneagram is helpful because:

  • Honors personality diversity
  • Recognizes 9 views of reality, all of which are inherently valid
  • Identifies why you do what you do
  • Helps you to develop critical self-awareness
  • Improves your relationships with others
  • Helps to build cohesive groups, families, and teams
  • A greater catalyst for change than any other personality typology

Your Personality Revealed

Co-host of Wave Award Winning Educational TV Series:

  • Show 1: 9 Enneagram Types
  • Show 2: Types and Core Fears
  • Show 3: Tritype®
  • Show 4: Instinctual Types
  • Show 5: Enneagram Master Round-table Discussion

Watch free Enneagram videos on Katherine's YouTube Channel

Author of Over 22 Research Studies including

  • Enneastyle: The 9 Languages of Enneagram Type
  • Enneagram Instinctual Subtypes
  • The 27 Tritypes® Revealed
  • Enneagram Enneacards Testing Instrument (Free)
  • Guiding the 9 Enneagram Types to Change

Katherine's Type Specialties

  • Personality Expert
  • Enneagram Type
  • Tritype®
  • TrueType™
  • Enneagram Research
  • Instinctual Types and Subtypes
  • Visual Archetypes
  • How to Type
  • Micro- Expressions
  • Body Language
  • Lexicon/Language Use
  • Enneagram Tritype® Test Evaluations
  • Business Consulting
  • Team Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Innovative Applications Using the Enneagram

Katherine Fauvre Teaches

  • How to take advantage of the Enneagram Tritype® Test
  • Enneagram Professional Certification Intensives
  • Enneagram and Spirituality Intensives
  • Tools for Change and Compassion
  • Tritype®-Dominant Type in each Center
  • Enneagram Coaching
  • 3 Enneagram Instinctual Types and 27 Subtypes
  • Instinctual Subtypes and Intimacy-Validated Study
  • Enneagram Idealized Self Image and Core Fears
  • Enneagram & Psychotherapy
  • Enneagram Talk Styles
  • Enneagram in Business
  • 9 Languages of Communication
  • Lexicon of Type–The keywords used by each Enneagram Type
  • Enneagram and Core Energetics
  • On All 4s- An In-depth Exploration of Type 4
  • Presentation and Language Usage
  • Enneastyle–The 9 Languages of the Enneagram Types
  • Micro-expressions and the Enneagram
  • The influence of 7 Visual Archetypes
  • Enneagram of Process and Archetypes
  • Enneagram Type, Social Roles, and Communication Styles
  • Enneagram Wing Theory
  • Enneagram Spiritual journey- Consciousness and Inner Work
  • How to Type–12 Key Considerations when typing others and oneself
  • Typing Interviews, Type, Tritype® and Instinctual
  • Enneagram Defense Strategies
  • Enneagram Subtype Countertypes


Join Katherine online for Enneagram Courses and Coaching Sessions. Learn more about Katherine's products and offerings at katherinefauvre.com.