Shadow Types Survey

How often do you ask yourself “why did I do that?”

or have someone tell you that you show up for them in a way that doesn’t align with your sense of self? When our actions don’t match up with how we think about ourselves it means we have shadow work to do! ! One of the best places to start is by understanding the types of shadows you have, which will allow you to explore the unconscious patterns you build into your life. Once you understand where you’re coming from, you can be empowered to make different choices.

The Shadow Type Survey identifies which archetypal behaviors, or “ways of being,” take over your life when you’re stressed or overwhelmed. It also shines a spotlight on which ways of being you are unable to access in those circumstances. Understanding your Shadow Type allows you to make conscious choices to live a life aligned with your internal values. Discovering the patterns and internal logic of your behavior is key to handling “difficult” people in your life with more grace and integrity by removing the “hooks” that trigger you. This empowers you to act instead of react, and develop compassion for yourself and others.

Knowing your Shadow Types can also help you silence your negative inner voices, handle stress and difficult situations in a more productive way as well as create a healthy, balanced life of awareness, joy, power, and connection.

When you understand why you act and behave the way you do, you are able to make new decisions, make more powerful choices and come to appreciate and love who you are!

Why take the survey:

(How do the results help or how can they be used/ Benefits)

  • Learn to appreciate and honor your strengths.
  • Re-frame your perceived weaknesses as your gifts and superpower.
  • Develop compassion for yourself and others.
  • Remove your triggers.
  • Learn to love all of who you are and your unique ways of interacting in the world.
  • It will open your eyes to see people in a more compassionate way. You will recognize common patterns of acting and reacting that different kinds of people have.
  • You will understand what someone’s basic approach to life is and how best to connect with them.
  • You will create awareness of your shadow behaviors and how to best handle them so they don’t throw you off balance.
  • You gain freedom to create what you want for yourself rather than reacting unconsciously out of habit and recreating what you don’t want.
  • You gain freedom to relate to others more meaningfully, more intimately, more lovingly.
  • Having knowledge of the Shadow Types broadens your choices about how you live your life and how you relate to other people.

What past test takers have said:


I would recommend this to anyone on the path to soul growth and continued evolution. It’s a very unique way to uncover the deeper hidden parts of ourselves.

~ Laura Tam

It gave me the opportunity to embrace all my side’s as well as uncover some deeper shadows that were hidden. If it wasn’t for the Shadow Types Survey and going through it I don’t believe they would have ever been noticed. It’s as if my shadows set up a challenge for me to find them.

~ Natalie

It’s beyond fascinating and reminds you of a mix of psychology and spirituality. I encountered so many ah-ha moments understanding why I feel the way I do about certain things, and also how I choose to think.

~ Anna

After getting back the results from the Shadow type survey I was honestly blown away yet at the same time felt confirmed, by confirming this deeper connection that I’ve felt I have with myself, it made me feel whole.

~ L. B.

I found the Shadow Types model and the session with Karin so helpful. The model itself very accessible and practical and Karin brings a beautiful balance of creating a supportive atmosphere where she reflects back and affirms your gifts whilst at the same sharing, in a very non-shaming way, how your less developed sides might hold you back and she gives highly practical suggestions for ways to develop these sides. I enjoyed our session and felt inspired and energized to go forward and live the fullest version of me!

~Jayne B.

How the survey works:

The Shadow Types Survey identifies 12 innate tendencies that we all have. Our personality results from which of these tendencies we favor and which ones we avoid. The survey gives you a multi dimensional portrait of your own, unique combination of these tendencies as well as your dominant Shadow Type.

Each portrait is a map to how your personality formed around your core wounds and reveals a particular pattern of the experiences that wounded you. Our experiences, especially early in life, drive much of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and also show how your unique Shadow Type typically reacts to stress and what challenges you likely face in your daily life. These wounds are not inherently bad things, but being aware of them and the patterns they create allows you to understand your personal patterns and strengths so that you can set yourself up for success.

These insights into your inner dynamics prepare you to make considerable progress on your journey of personal and professional growth.
While knowledge is amazing, and these insights can be helpful by themselves. I provide a session to help you understand how your shadow type gets triggered into reaction, and help you to integrate the knowledge in a way that allows you to choose a different way of responding that is in alignment with your goals and authentic self.

Shadow Types Process (What to expect)

Shadow Types Survey is a process of exploring what archetypal energy you have put into shadow, and how it is affecting your life. It takes about 20 minutes to complete and once you have your results we will meet for a 2 hour session to help you understand the unconscious forces that drive your behaviors, how they relate to the shadow types, and when and why they get put into shadow. With that understanding you can develop a greater awareness of how to access your inner wisdom and use those unconscious forces to help you reach your goals. During this session you will be given specific tools to recognize when a trait shows up in your life and how to stop it from running the show from your unconscious. You will also learn how to access other traits that you have put into Shadow and blocked off from yourself.

You will walk away from this session with a deeper understanding of, and compassion for, who you are, and with a set of tools to continue your transformation.


This includes:

  • Access to the Shadow Types 108-question survey
  • A 2-hour coaching session to discuss and integrate the results into your life

After purchase, you will receive an email to access the survey and a link to schedule your coaching session.

Shadow Types for couples or business partners

Understanding your partner’s Shadow Type is a powerful source for deepening your understanding of each other and improving communication. You will explore your individual results first separately, then together.

This includes:

  • Access to the Shadow Types 108-question survey
  • Two 1.5 – hour coaching sessions to individually discuss and integrate the results
  • A 2-hour session to explore your results together

After purchase, you will receive an email to access the survey and a link to schedule your coaching session.


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