The Temperament Approach
The Arno Profile System assists Christian counselors, ministers, and other leadership by looking at and identifying a persons' spiritual genetics.
The Arno Profile System (APS) is the tool used to identify a person's temperament. The APS helps us understand Internal Conflict and External Conflict and the different ways that people deal with these conflicts, appropriately and inappropriately.
Temperament, in simple terms, is the inborn part of man that determines how he reacts to people, places and things. Temperament pinpoints our perception of ourselves and the people around us. It is also the determining factor in how well we handle the stresses and pressures of life.
Temperament can best be defined as spiritual genetics or God's imprint upon each one of us.
Here is a diagram that illustrates the difference between Temperament, Character and Personality: