This presentation will explore the impact of subtype, separate from type, on relationships. The three major instincts and the subtypes which are formed by them have a powerful impact on our style of relating. Subtype differences play an important role in personal and intimate relationships. Participants will explore a current relationship and leave the workshop with greater consciousness about this relationship as well as a better overall understanding of the influence of subtype on relationships.

A variety of teaching formats will be used. Following a brief introduction reviewing the main elements of subtype, a guided visualization will allow each participant to identify a current relationship to focus on during the program. Each of the three major groups will be further subdivided into three smaller groups according to the subtype of their chosen relationship partner. These nine subgroups will explore and record blessings/strengths, challenges/problems and how to work with the challenges. Three short panels with different subtype combinations (SP-SC, SP-SX, SC-SX) will conclude the program.

Terry Saracino, MA, MBA brings over 17 years of experience teaching the Enneagram as a tool for psychological and spiritual growth. As founder of The Enneagram Center in Denver, CO, she developed many innovative classes. Terry currently teaches internationally in the Enneagram Professional Training Program with Helen Palmer, David Daniels and Peter O’Hanrahan.

Terry Saracino


2006 IEA Global Conference

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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