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Expanding Universe of Enneagram Applications
Santa Monica, California, USA
August 1 – 3, 2003
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Psychology: Life as a Meditative Practice: Integrating Psychological and Spiritual Life

By |2019-05-07T11:33:36+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session addresses how we can simply and effectively support our personal and spiritual development in the course of daily life. First is befriending our personal reactivity, the things that set us off or push our buttons, for our Basic Proposition about life [...]

Medicine and Healing: The Biological Basis of the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:33:45+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Based on Dr. Thomas's dissertation, "A Neurotransmitter Theory of Personality Based on the Enneagram," this session discusses how each of the nine distinct personality types may be due to a unique configuration of the activity of the three main neurotransmitter pathways. Reviews the [...]

Spirituality: Buddhism & Enneagram: Mutual Applications & Benefits

By |2019-05-07T11:33:51+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session will focus on important ways that Buddhism & the Enneagram can complement and strengthen each other. A Buddhist understanding of "spirituality" focuses on transformation towards selflessness. Both Enneagram & Buddhism have powerful insights into the concocting of "I" and how we [...]

Psychology: Eliminate Your Most Misery-Producing, Life-Long, Joy -Destroying Compulsions in Just 1 Hour

By |2019-05-07T11:33:36+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Survival of the human species depends on the ability to work together in an organized com munity, reproduce, and keep ourselves healthy and fed. What enables us to perform these life tasks instinctively are 3 powerful compulsive patterns. These 3 compulsions, the social, [...]

Psychology: The Dynamic Enneagram – a Demonstration

By |2019-05-07T11:33:45+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The Dynamic Enneagram is a workshop to help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. Tom will work with an audience member who wants to change an Enneagram-related problem, using therapeutic techniques customized to their specific Enneagram style. These demonstrations are [...]

Spirituality: The Enneagram, Psycho-Spiritual Transformation and Jung’s Opus Contranaturum: The Great Work Which Goes Against One’s Nature

By |2019-05-07T11:33:37+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop provides participants with a map for the journey of liberation from conditioning and fearful reactions into genuine awakening and essence. Participants are guided through visualizations, meditations, experiential exercises, sharing and instruction about ways to create "a project" (The Great Work) that [...]

Spirituality: Ten Spheres\Nine Styles: The Enneagram/Kabbalah Connection

By |2019-05-07T11:33:46+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] What is the relationship between the Enneagram and the Kabbalistic Tree of Life? In what way do these two sacred maps allow us to glimpse the unfolding of reality and the nature of our souls? Can their combined wisdom offer us tools for [...]

VOCALISTS THE ENNEAGRAM IN MUSIC: FROM BACH TO BROADWAY, FROM PACHELBEL TO POP

By |2019-07-06T03:28:41+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This performance describes the 9 Enneagram points in music. Priority is given to the feeling-tone of the selections, appropriate lyrics (when used), and entertainment value. Presented by the same trio that performed at the 2000 San Francisco conference. Elizabeth Wagele is an Enneagram [...]

Business: Shifting Universes – From Conflict to Resolution

By |2019-07-06T03:29:11+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Conflict may not be fun but it does not have to be traumatic! This workshop will build a bridge between Karen Horney's description of three interpersonal trends, which reflects Enneagram dynamics, and Thomas-Kilmann's Conflict Mode Model. The basis of Horney's 3 ways of [...]

Innovative Applications: The Persuasive Power of the Enneagram: Using the Enneagram in Legal Settings and Persuasive Communications

By |2019-07-06T03:30:20+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Join two highly experienced attorneys on an enjoyable romp through the thickets of legal persuasion using the lens of the Enneagram. In two entertaining case scenarios, those in the session will participate on a mock jury and then have the opportunity to work [...]

Business: The Enneagram in Consulting

By |2019-05-07T11:33:33+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Six principles of effective consulting will be discussed: Attention to other, Attention to self, Atttuning (on six levels), Adding, Assertiveness and Alternatives. Different types find different strengths and challenges in these six areas. Attuning to clients includes attuning to the client's type. What [...]

Business: Nine Tenets of Wisdom and Power: The Enneagram of Leadership

By |2019-05-07T11:33:39+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] After introducing the Enneagram to an organization...then what? The Enneagram is, to be sure, a great tool for a coach or consultant to help individuals grow through self-awareness. However, although self-knowledge is one key component of leadership development, the Enneagram of personality does [...]

David A. Rapkin channeling “Monocles” – A Conversation with “Monocles”

By |2019-05-07T11:33:47+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] "Monocles" - an entity channeled by psychologist David Rapkin - has demonstrated over many years through private conversations his interest in furthering understanding and constructive use of the Enneagram. Some of his talks have been witnessed by groups, while others have been priv [...]

Medicine and Healing: Death, Dying, and Type

By |2019-05-07T11:33:53+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Death is the only certainty in life and, in many ways, its most important event. However, talking about death and dying produces anxiety, fear, uneasiness, and resistance. A variety of defense mechanisms are used to avoid addressing the issue. The presentation will begin [...]

Education and the Arts: Enneatype Casting in Films

By |2019-05-07T11:33:33+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Actors generally disdain "type casting," yet Enneagram-savvy filmgoers observe that winners of Academy Awards for acting are often playing roles related to their type - home point, stress or security point, or one of the wings. This presentation will use clips from Oscar-nominated [...]

Education and the Arts: Matisse and Picasso: Master Artists as Enneatypes in Twentieth Century Art

By |2019-05-07T11:33:40+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Matisse and Picasso were two of the most influential artists in twentieth century Western art. They were friends, foes, and competitors with great mutual respect for each other's Being and art. These two great men wrestled and stimulated each other to new artistic [...]

Medicine and Healing Panel: Medicine & Healing Panel: Illness and Enneagram Type

By |2019-07-06T03:31:38+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This panel will consider a broad range of issues involving Enneagram Type and Illness. We will investigate the possibility of any significant correlations between Enneagram types and specific conditions, as well as the effect of type and instinctual variants on manifestations of illness. [...]

Psychology: Please Understand Me: A Centers Approach to Communicating

By |2019-05-07T11:33:53+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Ever try to communicate an important issue or heartfelt concern in a meeting or group - and it just didn't work? Often we unconsciously inhabit the wrong center when communicating with others. This primarily experiential workshop illuminates connection and communication through the three [...]

Innovative Applications: Physical Intelligence and Will

By |2019-05-07T11:33:34+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The foundation of Physical Intelligence (PQ) is the relationship between personality and the body. It takes Will to change old habits that no longer serve us. On automatic pilot, the impulse to take action flows automatically into action and we repeat old patterns. [...]

Psychology: The Enneagram for Therapists and Counselors

By |2019-07-06T03:32:04+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop will offer therapists and counselors a peer group milieu to discuss topics of mutual interest including: (1) common treatment precipitators and defensive patterns different Enneagram character styles bring to therapy, (2) transference/countertransference dynamics - what happens early in the treatment relationship [...]

Spirituality: Psychological and Spiritual Integration: The Two Vias

By |2019-05-07T11:33:53+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Widely recognized as an astute psychological system, the Enneagram is more correctly seen as a codification of spiritual obstacles for different types of people. In this presentation, type speakers will be interviewed about their psychological coping strategy, the crux of which is a [...]

Medicine and Healing: Development of the Self, Emotional Relationships, and the Brain

By |2019-05-07T11:33:34+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session will offer an overview of an "interpersonal neurobiology" of the developing mind and how it emerges from the transaction of neurophysiological and interpersonal processes. This perspective enables a wide range of practitioners the opportunity to draw on a synthesis of over [...]

Spirituality: The Enneagram of Wholeness: The Centers and the Levels of Development as Tools for Awakening

By |2019-07-06T03:25:38+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Most profoundly, the Enneagram is a map of wholeness. It describes not just nine types, but nine gradations within each type to provide a multidimensional matrix for consciousness. The Levels of Development (as a measure of identification and consciousness for each type) reveal [...]

Psychology: Awakening and Sustaining the Capacity for “Presence” by Applying Dialectical Behavioral Training (DBT) Skills to Enneagram Compulsions

By |2019-07-06T03:26:35+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Aspects of Marsha Linehan's Dialectical Behavioral Training Skills (Core Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance) are introduced. Focusing on the average range of Don Riso's Levels of Development, specific compulsions are identified for each Enneagram type. The nine Enneagram personalities are reviewed in [...]

Psychology: Sexual Chemistry, Mate Selection, and the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:33:42+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This workshop involves a deep look into how personality Type influences the way in which we experience "chemistry," or the lack of it, with potential mates. What triggers our deepest sense of attraction, trust, excitement, empathy, and involvement with another person? Likewise, what [...]

What Adults Need to Know About Type and Typing in Children

By |2019-05-07T11:33:53+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Is it possible to type children? What are the precautions? What do parents and adults in general need to know to make typing helpful rather than harmful? What can children tell us adults about these matters/issues? And how does knowing type affect relationships? [...]

Spirituality: Spiritual Mechanics: From Type to Spiritual Consciousness through the Power of Intention

By |2019-05-07T11:33:43+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] We read, we workshop, yet we do not change. Change comes from awareness and intention. Defuse the Type's control over your world by reconnecting with the present and by moving from fear to abundance, judgment to allowing, and separation to love. Learn to [...]

Type 3 Panel

By |2019-07-06T03:26:53+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Interviewing panels of exemplars is the central mode of teaching the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition. The attentional style of each type, which aligns with the mental, emotional, and physical habit patterns, is revealed and illuminated by exemplars who know themselves well and [...]

Education and the Arts: Panel: The Enneagram in the Entertainment Industry

By |2019-07-06T03:27:33+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The Enneagram is becoming an important resource for actors, writers, directors and others in the entertainment industry. In this panel discussion, entertainment industry professionals describe the various ways they use the Enneagram in their work and explore ways knowledge of the system could [...]

Business: Bring the Enneagram to Business: Using the Theories, Principles, and Practices of Organization Development

By |2019-05-07T11:33:35+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This highly interactive session will show you how to bring the Enneagram to business and make a real difference. From the principles and practices of organization development, learn how to use the following: (1) experiential learning for maximum impact; (2) time-tested behavioral science [...]

Business: Strategy, Balanced Scorecard, and the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:33:44+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] The strategy process of a modern organization relies on commitment of everyone in the team. This presentation will demonstrate how the Enneagram can make this an easier job, through a case study and the following topics: An overview of key concepts on Strategy [...]

Innovative Applications: Sleep Talk and the Enneagram

By |2019-05-07T11:33:50+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] Sleep Talk with Enneagram knowledge is a powerful tool in building that effective bridge between parents and children. It helps children deal with various agespecific issues, allowing parents and grandparents to help children through difficult times. Sleep Talk scripts affirm positive behavior while [...]

Innovative Applications: Handwriting and Enneagram Type

By |2019-05-07T11:33:35+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] This session consists of the on-going research about Enneagram Types and how they manifest in handwriting. At an epistemological level, the connections between these two tools are numerous. At first, an intuitive approach will be used with participants, showing them some handwriting samples [...]

Education and the Arts: The Creative Process and the Enneagram

By |2019-07-06T03:27:44+00:00August 1st, 2003|Categories: 2003 IEA Global Conference, No Media|

[NO RECORDING] We will explore how the three steps of the creative process - Conceptualization, Visualization, and Manifestation - correlate with the Thinking, Feeling, and Sensing Centers of the Enneagram. We will consider each type's relationship to the creative process, based on its relationship to [...]

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