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Looking for Demons

For a long time now, I have been obsessed with trying to understand the relationship between Evagrius’s ancient demons (catalogued by him as eight logisimoi: Anger, Pride, Vainglory, Sadness, Avarice, Gluttony, Lust, and Acedia) and the passions of the modern Enneagram (arranged on the Enneagram symbol by Ichazo: Anger, Pride, Vanity, Envy, Avarice, Fear, Gluttony, Lust, and Sloth). If [...]

By |2019-08-24T13:21:21+00:00August 24, 2019|General Enneagram|Comments Off on Looking for Demons

Essence and the Enneagram, Revisited: A Reply to Mario Sikora’s “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”

Kristin Arthur, PhD In New England, there is a joke about a stranger asking a farmer for directions back to the city. The old farmer thinks about it for a moment and then shakes his head saying, “You can’t get there from here”. It’s funny because obviously there is some way for the stranger to get back to the [...]

By |2019-07-22T05:11:05+00:00March 13, 2018|From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|Comments Off on Essence and the Enneagram, Revisited: A Reply to Mario Sikora’s “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”

The Nature of Love: Understanding the Enneagram Types as Nine Expressions of Attachment

Abstract: This study examined the validity of an integrated typology that combines the nine Enneagram types with the four attachment styles. Attachment styles are derived from research on attachment theory, a theory of human development that focuses on how infants and adults establish, monitor and repair close emotional relationships. Support was found for a conceptualization of the Enneagram types [...]

By |2019-07-05T23:46:01+00:00October 26, 2010|2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|Comments Off on The Nature of Love: Understanding the Enneagram Types as Nine Expressions of Attachment

Enneagram-Based Marriage and Family Therapy

[NO RECORDING] This session will introduce a model of marriage and family therapy derived from an integration of the Enneagram and Attachment Theory. An infant develops an attention style (personality) in order to maintain an attachment bond with its caregiver. In Enneagram-Based Marriage and Family Therapy the nine defense mechanisms are understood to be attachment-maintaining mechanisms. While an essential [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:33:26+00:00August 6, 2004|2004 IEA Global Conference, No Media|Comments Off on Enneagram-Based Marriage and Family Therapy
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