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2010 IEA Enneagram Journal

Archetype and Imagery in the Enneagram

By |2019-07-04T03:33:03+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

Abstract: This article reports on a research study that investigated the Enneagram through the lens of depth psychology. A review of the literature on archetypes, which are universal, autonomous patterns in the psyche, suggests that the nine Enneagram types can be viewed archetypally. Imagery and [...]

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

By |2019-07-05T23:46:01+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

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 [...]

Viewing Therapy Through a New Lens

By |2019-07-04T03:33:04+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

Abstract: This article presents a snapshot of a family in crisis and the author's spontaneous intervention. It deconstructs the intervention and the father's perceived personality type through the lens of the Enneagram Personality Typing System. It introduces a hypothesis about why the intervention was effective [...]

Listening from a Type Perspective

By |2019-07-04T03:33:04+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

"The first duty of love is to listen." -- Paul Tillich Intrapersonal listening is about listening to ourselves. When we learn to listen to ourselves from a non-judgmental, compassionate, empathic stance, we begin to see more clearly the habits of thinking and feeling that influence [...]

Seeing Your Child

By |2019-07-04T03:33:04+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

"Love the child in front of you, not the one in your mind." I don't remember where or when I first saw this quote, but I have never forgotten it. Who among us, even as adults, doesn't want to be seen and loved as we [...]

When a Five wants to grow: Using autoethnography to examine inner changes through the eyes of the Enneagram

By |2019-07-04T03:33:04+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

Abstract: The title "When a Five wants to grow" documents the author's path of inner work, resulting in an awareness of his inner motivations and his effect on others. Changes of mental and emotional perception, cerebral processing, thirst for information, and self-withdrawal are analyzed to [...]

The Trouble With Typing

By |2019-07-04T03:33:05+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

"The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names." Chinese proverb "Say not, `I have found the truth,' but rather, `I have found a truth.'" Kahil Gibran "Wisdom never has made a bigot, but learning has." Josh Billings "A quarter of a [...]

The Career Within You

By |2019-07-05T23:45:39+00:00October 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 IEA Enneagram Journal|

"The first mistake is to believe that there is a self; the second mistake is to believe that there is not." Sunryu Suzuki Roshi Wth The Career Within You, Elizabeth Wagele and Ingrid Stabb have made a useful contribution to the Enneagram literature that expands [...]