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Enneagram Prison Project: A Compassionate Approach to Healing Using the Enneagram

By |2019-08-27T03:31:13+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

With a clear vision for how the Enneagram could be taught in every jail and prison in the United States and in the world, Susan Olesek founded Enneagram Prison Project (EPP) in California in 2012. Since then, EPP has established programming in four Californian correctional [...]

Both Sides of the Bars: Teaching the Enneagram to Correctional Staff and Detainees

By |2019-07-05T23:59:26+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: 2018 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

In this session we will expound upon our collective experience teaching the Enneagram within the field of corrections ranging from six years of in-custody programming with the incarcerated in both the United States and Finland, and three years of using the Enneagram to train the [...]

Men of Namur

By |2018-07-15T20:04:41+00:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: General Enneagram, Personal Reflections|

EPP Guides + The Men of Namur Graduating Pilot Class May 2018 “THE HUMAN BEING IS A SUBTLE MECHANISM, EQUIPPED WITH INDIVIDUAL SPRINGS, DEVELOPED IN THE EARLY YEARS OF LIFE IN REACTION TO THE SURROUNDING WORLD. UNDERSTANDING THE WORKINGS AND GEARS OF ONE’S OWN MECHANICS [...]

Enneagram Prison Project: Nine Formerly Incarcerated Perspectives on Freedom

By |2019-05-07T11:11:40+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

Over the last 30 years the rate of incarceration in the U.S. has increased by 790% alongside a recidivism rate that's currently at an alarming 67%. If we want to reduce the number of people returning to prison, we must support a psychological understanding of [...]

A Prison of Our Own Making: Seeing Ourselves in the Incarcerated

By |2019-05-07T11:12:07+00:00July 26th, 2012|Categories: 2012 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

It is an unconscious tendency to disown our shadowy traits by locating them outside of ourselves and difficult and courageous to see these same characteristics in our self-portrait. We can be just as unaware that we use the incarcerated as a repository for the parts [...]