Discover Your Type

The RHETI Test

The Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) is a scientifically validated forced-choice personality test with 144 paired statements. It provides a much higher level of accuracy than our free sample test, and much more detailed personality profiles. The test takes about 40 minutes to complete. The RHETI in booklet or online form is ideal for workshops, presentations, group settings, or for working with clients.

The Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) Version 2.5 features a newly revised edition of the highly popular questionnaire found in Discovering Your Personality Type. In this new edition of the RHETI, refinements have been made to about 10% of the questions, thereby increasing the reliability and usefulness of the test as a whole. This is the version that has been independently scientifically validated. Rather than just indicating your basic type, however, the RHETI produces a full personality profile across all nine types. This provides you with a unique portrait, indicating the relative strengths and weaknesses of the nine types within your overall personality.

“We both felt the Enneagram as represented by The Enneagram Institute was a more efficacious measure of personality traits than any other, including the DiSC and Meyers-Briggs.”

Mr. Kim and Ms. Janise Pries, El Paso, Texas
Director of Product Integrity and Reliability; Licensed Professional Counselor, Director of Guidance and Counseling

RHETI Results

There are differences in the type descriptions in the online and booklet versions of the RHETI.

Online Version: Results of your RHETI will include links to the Expanded Enneagram Type Descriptions for your top three scores. These type descriptions have been revised and updated to provide the most comprehensive type summaries available.

  • See a free sample of the extended Enneagram type description of Type Eight (“The Challenger”).
  • If there are ties among the RHETI results, or near-ties (if the scores of two types are plus or minus 1 point), we consider the results of the RHETI to be ambiguous, and you will be offered a free second take of the test at your convenience.

Booklet Version: The type descriptions provided in the RHETI booklet are shorter than those provided with the online RHETI results for production reasons. View the nine type descriptions provided in the RHETI Booklet.

For an idea of what the RHETI is like, visit the RHETI Sampler.

If you have professional interest in the RHETI and are considering purchasing an ongoing quantity of tests for your business, we’d be happy to arrange for a few free takes of the full validated RHETI for your evaluation. Please contact our office with your name, company name, position, and details about your professional interest. We hope that the RHETI will become an important component of your personality evaluation resources.

Purchase the RHETI Test.

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