DISC Profile: The Counselor

By the 123test team. Updated September 2023

To help interpretation, communication and understanding, DISC Personality Model experts have defined - through statistical analysis of the graph combinations - fifteen DISC 'Patterns' or 'Classifications'.

The Counselor is one of the fifteen profiles of the DISC personality test. On this page you will find a description of The Counselor's personality traits.

The Counselor


Counselors prefer to let others initiate action.


Counselors are interested in meeting and being with people.


Counselors are usually calm and controlled.


Counselors feel restrained by rules and restrictions.

Counselors have an inner need to develop and maintain friendships - at work and at play.

Here are some keywords people use to describe a Counselor:

Warm; enthusiastic; caring; modest; trusting; influential; team-player; loyal; patient; sensitive.

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Other DISC Profiles

Besides The Counselor, there are fourteen other profiles within the DISC typology. These are:

The Achiever, The Coach, The Creator, The Enthusiast, The Evaluator, The Individualist, The Inspirational, The Investigator, The Objective Thinker, The Perfectionist, The Persuader, The Practitioner, The Results-Oriented and The Specialist

You can take an online and free DISC personality test or read more in the article What is DISC?.