The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has come under criticism for not being a reliable tool for diagnosis. However, there is an argument for the Enneagram System of Personalities instead.
The Enneagram uses a numerical figure to describe nine behavioral styles that are both healthy and unhealthy. Some of these styles include: “The Peace Seeker,” “The Asserter,” “The Questioner,” and, “The Observer.” The argument is that counselors could use the graphic and written descriptions to help them make a diagnosis.
Read the full article here:: Criticism of the DSM-5 and a Suggestion, II.