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Expanding Universe of Enneagram Applications
Santa Monica, California, USA
August 1 – 3, 2003
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Medicine and Healing: Childhood Development and Enneatype

[NO RECORDING] Enneagram types can be approached from a developmental as well as a psychological perspective. Bodynamic Analysis is a somatic psychotherapy that accesses the history stored in the body and mind. Its Seven Developmental Stages model of childhood growth has correlations with Enneagram types. Varying degrees of resourced or disturbed experience in any Stage will show in adults [...]

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Psychology: The Dynamic Enneagram – a Demonstration

[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 usually vivid, entertaining, and intense. Most produce a visible before-and-after difference in the client. [...]

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

[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 personal transformation and new understandings of how our type's wings can help lift us [...]

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Business: Shifting Universes – From Conflict to Resolution

[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 coping mirrors the basic mechanism of defense in the animal kingdom: submission, fight, and [...]

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Education and the Arts: Drawing Your Enneagram Wishes

[NO RECORDING] It can be growthful to question our wishes. A 9 may wish for peace, for example. But turning that wish around expresses that 9s need to take a strong stance in their own behalf and engage in conflict when necessary. A 4 may still long for the horse she wanted when she was 12 years old. Looked [...]

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

[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 ate consultations with individuals. Topics have included a wide range of subjects, and many [...]

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

[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. The significant relationship of Enneagram Type and variants on personal management of illness, as [...]

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Psychology: The Enneagram for Therapists and Counselors

[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 to positively or negatively influence treatment outcome, (3) ideas and strategies participants have used [...]

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

[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 how each of the nine facets of the psyche operates in us. The presentation [...]

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The Enneagram is a Verb: Consulting to Groups and Teams

[NO RECORDING] Those of us who consult to groups and organizations or have taught the 9 types for the umpteenth time know that someone will eventually ask, "Will you work with my team?" What to do? What questions to ask? What goals to set? In this session, we'll explore the Enneagram as a model for working with groups and [...]

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

[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 benefit others in the field. Judith Searle, a longtime member of the Screen Actors [...]

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Innovative Applications: Sleep Talk and the Enneagram

[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 a child sleeps. This practice is mutually beneficial for parents and children. For adults, [...]

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Medicine and Healing: The Biological Basis of the Enneagram

[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 potential relationships between the influences of heredity and environment. Preliminary results of groundbreaking personality [...]

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Psychology: Values, Visions, and Vulnerabilities: Working With Our Inner Child

[NO RECORDING] Each of us has an inner child with early acquired sensitivities that we seek to protect from being injured again. While we all share these primary vulnerabilities (fears of criticism, rejection, failure, abandonment, ridicule, betrayal, restriction, abuse, neglect), some of us are particularly prone to one or the other. We dev elop defenses and sometimes a whole [...]

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Spirituality: Buddhism & Enneagram: Mutual Applications & Benefits

[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 cling to it, causing selfishness and suffering. Buddhist perspectives on Liberation and BuddhaNature and [...]

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

[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 author, cartoonist, and musician. Her work includes The Enneagram Made Easy; Are You My [...]

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Business: Out of the Box: Coaching with the Enneagram

[NO RECORDING] When we "break out of the box," we see something in a radically new light or behave in a totally different way. But breaking free of life-long patterns can be difficult. Sometimes in coaching others we only help them get better at what they've always done. Whether you are a professional coach, consultant, counselor, teacher, minister, manager, [...]

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Education and the Arts: Children and the Enneagram

[NO RECORDING] What are the benefits of teaching children the Enneagram? At what age can they be accurately typed? The first part of this session will begin with a brief summary of these issues; the second will involve children ages 10-13 taking part in "Enneagram Improvisation," enacting various scenarios in the character of Enneagram types different from their own. [...]

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

[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 with others in their Enneagram Center to discover their own persuasive arguments. By the [...]

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Medicine and Healing: Death, Dying, and Type

[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 by addressing the larger cultural framework within which we live and how it may [...]

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Psychology: Please Understand Me: A Centers Approach to Communicating

[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 centers - head, heart, and gut. This "centers approach" to relating will focus on [...]

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Spirituality: Psychological and Spiritual Integration: The Two Vias

[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 recurring emotional habit, traditionally called the "capital vice." We will also examine two distinctly [...]

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What Adults Need to Know About Type and Typing in Children

[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? In this first IEA panel of children of the nine types, we will explore [...]

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Business: The Enneagram in Consulting

[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 expectations do clients of different types have from the consultant, and what should the [...]

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Education and the Arts: Enneatype Casting in Films

[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 performances to illustrate how a conjunction of actor type and character type can produce [...]

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Innovative Applications: Physical Intelligence and Will

[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. We can expand our range of options by exploring alternative behavior patterns (of different [...]

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

[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 a dozen different independent sciences into a convergent view of development that integrates fields [...]

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

[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 terms of the application of DBT skills to the identified compulsions for each type. [...]

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Spirituality: The Magical, Mystical Heart

[NO RECORDING] With head and heart harmonized, we can hardly make mistakes. This is how the mystical heart becomes magical. Magic -- producing the desired effect or result -- happens from the inside out, when interiorly we touch the mystical. How do we move from discursive mind to light-filled mind, and from the everyday heart of daily desires and [...]

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Type 3 Panel

[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 have used the Enneagram to effectively deepen their self-knowledge. Panels provide an intense and [...]

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

[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 models that integrate easily with the Enneagram in areas such as communication, feedback, conflict [...]

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Innovative Applications: Handwriting and Enneagram Type

[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 and asking them to understand the Enneatype that is correlated to each sample. Then, [...]

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Medicine and Healing: Personality and Pain: How Enneatype Affects How People Cope with Chronic Pain

[NO RECORDING] When injury or illness results in chronic pain, the results are often a major change in the person's wellbeing, career, relationships, and independence. To learn what the particular challenges are for various personality types, Jennifer Schneider interviewed 65 patients who were being treated in her pain management practice. The Enneatype of each person was determined (with the [...]

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Psychology: Life as a Meditative Practice: Integrating Psychological and Spiritual Life

[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 is reflected in our personal reactivity. Once we truly grasp this relationship, then our [...]

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

[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, sexual, and self-preservation subtypes, under normal circumstances manifest as a mild fixation. If life [...]

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

[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 moves through kinesthetic, mental, and feeling levels of core wounding to the freedom of [...]

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LOVE AS THE CORE OF CHARACTER

[NO RECORDING] This presentation will include two videotapes: the first entitled "Education in the Twilight of Patriarchy," the second entitled "Love, Unlove and False Love." It will include some small group self-insight exercises related to the content of the tapes. These two Naranjo videotapes, along with two additional ones, on "Character and Love Disturbances," will be available for purchase [...]

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

[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 not address other critical business leadership competencies. This interactive session will introduce you to [...]

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

[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 heights for nearly half a century. Using slides of their work and quotations, Merlin [...]

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Innovative Applications: Ego’s Alibis

[NO RECORDING] The Alibis are specific strategies that every type adopts in order to justify aggressiveness towards others and the world. They are, in other words, nine styles of excuses our ego uses to justify actions that need it and to escape from guilt. In another sense, the Alibis can also be seen as a sort of reaction to [...]

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Medicine and Healing: Somatics & Subtypes

[NO RECORDING] Using a holistic view of the nine types, this presentation will focus on the role of the body, the instincts, and emotions in working with personality and character structure. Wilhelm Reich's concept of "body armor" and the importance of the breath will be emphasized. Participants will be led in some simple breathing and stretching exercises and asked [...]

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Psychology: Sexual Chemistry, Mate Selection, and the Enneagram

[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 repels or restricts us from feeling attracted to certain people, or prevents us from [...]

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

[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 Consciously Create your world through your power of intention. In this session, you will [...]

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