DISC Profile: The Specialist

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

The Specialist


Specialists prefer to be reactive rather than pro-active.


Specialists are comfortable working alone.


Specialists are usually calm and controlled.


Specialists are more comfortable when following a plan.

Specialists are considerate, patient and willing to help others - particularly your special band of friends.

Here are some keywords people use to describe a Specialist:

Self-reliant; unassuming; factual; logical; stable; deliberate; patient; analytical; conventional; systematic; accurate.

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Other DISC Profiles

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

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

You may well be The Specialist! You can find out more by taking our DISC personality test or learn more by reading the online article What is DISC?.