Enneagram type 6 personality traits: Ennea-type VI - The Persecuted Persecutor

Enneagram type 6 personality traits

Enneatype VI

A psychiatrist named Claudio Naranjo evolved Oscar Ichazo's ego-types into the Enneagram personality types as we use them today. Naranjo largely based the types on Ichazo's passions.

Naranjo outlined the following trait structure for type 6 (Ennea-type VI) in his books Ennea-type Structures and Character and Neurosis.

  • The Persecuted Persecutor - Fear and Suspiciousness

    • Fear, Cowardice and Anxiety
    • Over-Alert Hyperintentionality
    • Theoretical Orientation
    • Ingratiating Friendliness
    • Rigidity
    • Pugnacity
    • Orientation to Authority and Ideals
    • Accusation of Self and Others
    • Doubt and Ambivalence


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