About Katherine

Katherine Chernick Fauvre, founder of Katherine Fauvre Consulting and Enneastyle and co founder of Enneagram Explorations  is a personality expert and an internationally recognized author, teacher, trainer, coach and researcher. Katherine’s innovative and groundbreaking work 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 1984. Her research projects began in earnest  in 1995.  Since that time she has conducted over 22 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, Archetypes, MBTI, Micro Expressions and the Self-image of the 9 Enneagram Types.

She has shared her research findings in a number of publications including: The Enneagram Monthly, Enneagram Circle, The Enneagram Educator, The Image Newworker 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, co-author of The 27 Tritypes® Revealed, and co-creator of the Enneagram Enneacards Testing Instrument.  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. You can also find her in a number of interviews discussing diverse aspects of the Enneagram on Youtube.

She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the IEA.  Katherine has had the unique opportunity to study directly with Enneagram Creators: Ichazo, and Naranjo and is a certified teacher with Palmer-Daniels, Riso-Hudson and Hurley-Donson. Her diverse backgound included studying with Condon, Jaxon-Bear, Wolinski and other Enneagram teachers across the globe.

Katherine has been a invited presenter at conferences such as the International Enneagram Association Conferences since 1997. She has conducted professional Enneagram trainings 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 is the most skilled and knowledgeable coach and teacher I've encountered. I have attended numerous trainings and find that her expertise, knowledge synthesis and charismatic and compassionate delivery is exemplary in every way. I write this with the highest recommendation possible.
-Sterlin Mosley Ph.d

 Katherine also offers one on one Skype and Zoom coaching

Why the Enneagram?

• 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.


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Co-host of Wave Award Winning Educational TV Series:
Types: Your Personality Revealed
Show 1: 9 Enneagram Types
Show 2: Types and Core Fears
Show 3: Tritype
Show 4: Instinctual Types
Show 5: Enneagram Master Roundtable Discussion
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Over 22 Research Studies including:
Enneastyle: The 9 Languages of EnneagramType
Enneagram Instinctual Subtypes
The 27 Tritypes® Revealed
Enneagram Enneacards Testing Instrument
Guiding the 9 Enneagram Types to Change
(Can be found on Products Page)

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 key words 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 other and one's self.
Typing Interviews, Type, Tritype and Instinctual Type

Specialties: Personality Expert, Enneagram Type, Tritype®, Enneagram Research, Instinctual Types and Subtypes, Archetypes, How to Type, Micro- Expressions, Body Language, Lexicon/Language Use,Testing, Consulting, Team Building, Conflict Resolution, Innovative Applications

Join Katherine online for Enneagram Courses and Coaching Sessions

Join Katherine online for Enneagram Courses and Coaching Sessions