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Personality as a Path to Better Relationships: Applying the Enneagram to Create Conscious Connections

  The best foundation for the future is the ability to create conscious relationships; whether they are intimate partnerships, work colleagues, or friendships. Today we face a crisis of connection. In political gridlock, high rates of suicide and addiction, and wars around the world, we see increasingly entrenched problems stemming from our inability to connect deeply and compassionately with [...]

By |2019-08-05T05:09:05+00:00July 25, 2019|2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|Comments Off on Personality as a Path to Better Relationships: Applying the Enneagram to Create Conscious Connections

The Enneagram and Business

The first panel topic is Building Bridges between the Enneagram and Business, facilitated by Beatrice Chestnut, author of the recently published The 9 Types of Leadership: Mastering the Art of People in the 21st Century Workplace. Beatrice Chestnut Tod Tappert Deni Tato Ginger Lapid-Bogda Martin Salzwedel 2018 2018 IEA Global Conference Cincinnati, Ohio, USA [memberonly label="Attended 2018 IEA Global,Streamed [...]

By |2019-07-06T00:01:02+00:00July 20, 2018|2018 IEA Global Conference, Video|Comments Off on The Enneagram and Business

The Top 9 Signs You are Really Using the Enneagram for Psychological Growth

The Enneagram system is a powerful tool that can aid us in achieving real psychological transformation. However, a big problem connected to the Enneagram is that some people believe they are using the system for psychological growth when they are really only using it in a superficial way, as a method for diagnosis, description, or even as an unconscious [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:11:18+00:00July 20, 2018|2018 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Top 9 Signs You are Really Using the Enneagram for Psychological Growth

Bea Chestnut at the Norwegian IEA Affiliate

On Friday 9 and Saturday the 10 of September the Norwegian branch of IEA arranged an exciting workshop with Beatrice Chestnut about the 27 subtypes of the Enneagram. The workshop was both packed with information and offered new angles to well-known themes. The participants included both professional Enneagram experts and other enthusiasts who attended the workshop to become even [...]

By |2019-07-04T07:11:08+00:00October 23, 2016|From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|Comments Off on Bea Chestnut at the Norwegian IEA Affiliate

Exploring the Clarifying Power of the Enneagram’s 27 Instinctual Subtypes

According to the Enneagram model of personality, for each of the nine Enneagram types, there are three instinctual subtypes. This session will describe the three subtypes of all nine types, but we will explore the three subtypes of three of the nine types in more depth, through panels of people talking about how they see their subtype at work [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:11:27+00:00July 22, 2016|2016 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Exploring the Clarifying Power of the Enneagram’s 27 Instinctual Subtypes

Three Realms, Four Perspectives: How the Dynamics of Instincts/Subtypes Deepen Our Understanding of Enneagram Type

While a map is not the territory it is nevertheless very useful for finding our way. In this panel four "mapmakers" with very different perspectives will share their models of the three fundamental instincts and how they impact expression of traits and tendencies within the nine Enneagram types. We will ask them to share the intellectual sources and personal [...]

By |2019-07-06T00:12:45+00:00July 22, 2016|2016 IEA Global Conference, Video|Comments Off on Three Realms, Four Perspectives: How the Dynamics of Instincts/Subtypes Deepen Our Understanding of Enneagram Type

Encountering the Enneagram’s Nine “Counter-type” Subtypes

[NO RECORDING] According to pioneering Enneagram author Claudio Naranjo, for each of the nine Enneagram types, there are three instinctual subtypes, and for each of nine groups of three subtypes, there is one that is the "counter-type." Each of these nine "counter-types," appears to be "upside-down" and goes against the predominant energetic flow of the (passion-fueled) expression of the [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:29:57+00:00July 31, 2015|2015 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Encountering the Enneagram’s Nine “Counter-type” Subtypes

An Introduction to the Enneagram’s 27 Subtype Personalities Through Panels of Experienced Self-Observers

A clear picture of the Enneagram's instinct-based subtypes is vital to a deep understanding of the Enneagram system and our ability to type ourselves and others accurately. Based on the most up-to-date subtype descriptions from seminal Enneagram author Claudio Naranjo, this session will present the specific nuances of the three instinctual subtype versions of each of the nine Enneagram [...]

By |2019-07-04T03:30:58+00:00July 24, 2014|2014 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on An Introduction to the Enneagram’s 27 Subtype Personalities Through Panels of Experienced Self-Observers

The Enneagram Path of Transformation in Light of Dante’s The Divine Comedy

Just as Homer's Odyssey tells a parallel story of homecoming that is found within Enneagram teachings, Dante's epic poem, The Divine Comedy, offers a great deal of insight into the path of personal growth encoded in the Enneagram symbol. Both in the larger vision of waking up out of the "dark wood" of unconsciousness to work toward higher consciousness [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:11:56+00:00August 1, 2013|2013 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Enneagram Path of Transformation in Light of Dante’s The Divine Comedy

Encountering Naranjo’s Current Conception of the Enneagram’s 27 Personality Types: Using the Instinctual Subtypes to Deepen Our Self Awareness

According to seminal Enneagram author and psycho-spiritual teacher Claudio Naranjo's 21st century description of the Enneagram's instinct-based subtypes, each of the 27 subtypes represents a distinct character type, as each expresses one of the nine passions through a driving need fueled primarily by one of three fundamental instincts. The original source of much of the Enneagram-related information available today, [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:12:09+00:00July 26, 2012|2012 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Encountering Naranjo’s Current Conception of the Enneagram’s 27 Personality Types: Using the Instinctual Subtypes to Deepen Our Self Awareness

The Enneagram Instinctual Subtype Countertypes

For each of the nine Enneagram types, there are three instinctual subtypes. And for each of nine groups of three subtypes, there is one that is the counter-type, one that, as Naranjo says, is "upside-down" and goes against the predominant energetic flow of the type. The counter-phobic Six is only the most famous of these nine counter-types. Knowledge of [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:12:33+00:00July 29, 2010|2010 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Enneagram Instinctual Subtype Countertypes

The Enneagram of Society: Healing the Soul to Heal the World

In the slim volume that is The Enneagram of Society, Claudio Naranjo accomplishes several profound and important tasks: he provides a concise, yet multi-faceted summation of the Enneagram's "passions," he reviews the circle of the nine basic characters associated with the passions, he provides a provocative account of the "disturbances of love" rendered by the nine personality patterns, and [...]

By |2019-07-05T23:40:03+00:00October 1, 2009|2009 IEA Enneagram Journal|Comments Off on The Enneagram of Society: Healing the Soul to Heal the World

At the Intersection of Instinct and Passion: Investigating the Twenty-Seven Enneagram Subtypes

[NO RECORDING] Many of us in the Enneagram community have been studying the Enneagram instinctual subtypes for years. In 2004, Claudio Naranjo presented an updated description of the 27 subtypes. Through lecture, group discussion and exemplars, we will discuss this version of the instinctual subtypes, with the goal of getting a deeper and more thorough understanding each of the [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:09+00:00July 31, 2009|2009 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on At the Intersection of Instinct and Passion: Investigating the Twenty-Seven Enneagram Subtypes

Understanding the Development of Personality Type: Integrating Object Relations Theory and the Enneagram System

The Enneagram system describes the nine different sets of patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that get in the way of the creative and free-flowing expression of a person's real, creative self. These nine archetypes fit together with existing threefold theories of psychological development. The integration of the Enneagram system of personality and three three-phase developmental object relations theories [...]

By |2019-07-04T03:33:07+00:00October 1, 2008|2008 IEA Enneagram Journal|Comments Off on Understanding the Development of Personality Type: Integrating Object Relations Theory and the Enneagram System

Identifying and Understanding the 27 Enneagram Subtypes

Through lecture, group discussion, and panels, this session will describe the distinct characteristics of the 27 Enneagram subtypes as articulated by Claudio Naranjo. While many studies of the subtypes focus on the generic nature of the three instinctual tendencies, self-preservation, social, and one-to-one, or the way they manifest dynamically in terms of "stacking," this presentation will highlight the defining [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:15:18+00:00July 31, 2008|2008 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Identifying and Understanding the 27 Enneagram Subtypes

Delving Deeper into the Dialectic of Development: Integrating the Enneagram and Object Relations Theory

By describing in detail the links between established developmental theories and the Enneagram, we enhance our knowledge of the psychological operation of the nine types, we clarify and integrate existing theories of personality, and validate and legitimate the Enneagram as a universal psychological map. This presentation will provide further evidence of the connections between psychoanalytic developmental theory (object relations [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:15:41+00:00August 2, 2007|2007 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Delving Deeper into the Dialectic of Development: Integrating the Enneagram and Object Relations Theory

Spiraling Out Into Greater Global Consciousness: Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going? Psychology and Psychotherapy

A Series of Expert Panels Examining the "State of the Art" of Enneagram-related Work in the World Today The theme of this year's IEA conference is "Spiraling out into Greater Consciousness." Spiral Dynamics offers a model through which we can understand the spiraling levels of the evolution of humanity. In this rare pre-conference day event, we will come together [...]

By |2019-07-06T03:01:39+00:00August 3, 2006|2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on Spiraling Out Into Greater Global Consciousness: Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going? Psychology and Psychotherapy

The Psychological Dimension of the Enneagram: Using Object Relations Theory to Understand the Psychodynamics of the Nine Personality Types

Object Relations theory is the major theory in Western psychology that describes the development of a human from birth to adulthood and offers many insights into the formation and operation of personality. By integrating Object Relations theories with the Enneagram system's map of personality, both views of human personality are expanded and refined. In this presentation, we will explore [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:15:58+00:00August 3, 2006|2006 IEA Global Conference, Audio|Comments Off on The Psychological Dimension of the Enneagram: Using Object Relations Theory to Understand the Psychodynamics of the Nine Personality Types

An Introduction to the Nine Enneagram Personality Types: Panels of Exemplars

[NO RECORDING] This special introduction to the Enneagram personality types will provide a window into the attentional patterns and personality dynamics of each of the nine types. The experience of each type will be communicated vividly through`panels'of representatives who will discuss, through stories and real-life examples, how their personality type operates in everyday life. This workshop draws on the [...]

By |2019-07-06T03:11:21+00:00August 12, 2005|2005 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on An Introduction to the Nine Enneagram Personality Types: Panels of Exemplars
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