John T. Cocoris, Th.M., Psy.D.
As a result of 35 years of research with a diverse
population, Dr. Cocoris identified new insights into
people's behavior using the temperament model. Since the mid
1970s John has personally tested and interviewed thousands
of people in the business community and as a therapist. Dr.
Profile Dynamics in 1984 to research, develop and promote the
Temperament Model of Behavior. As a consultant, John helps
companies use the temperament model to hire and develop
employees. He has taught new salespeople how to use the
temperament model in sales for years.
As a licensed therapist for a
mental health hospital, John interviewed nearly one thousand
people in emergency rooms and hospitals gaining insights
into behavior. While at the mental health hospital, Dr.
Cocoris worked with every group, including adults, children,
those with multiple-personalities and those in intensive
care. This extensive research has led to the publishing of
two books, five manuals, the DISC II Temperament Assessment
The DISC II Temperament
Assessment was validated by the
Dr. Cocoris developed the DISC3 Temperament Assessment in 2013 for exclusive use by Minus Zero, a California based leadership development company; http://minuszero.com/team.html. The DISC3 is being independently validated by Mark C. Frame, Ph.D, now with Middle Tennessee State University. The project is expected to take a year to complete.
Two new books coming (release date to be determined):
The DISC II Temperament Assessment (on-line version includes a report)