I have been interviewed about “Change and The Enneagram” by my associate and colleague, Carol McClelland Fields, PhD. Carol works with amazing people we call “Change Catalysts,” who work with their own clients to help them through times of change in their lives, careers, and families.
I also work with Carol and her clients, bringing in the perspective of the enneagram, not only as a system of personality types but also as a tool for understanding processes and evolution.
Carol has developed a powerful model of change that she uses with her clients, called the Seasons of Change, which has several interesting features in common with the enneagram. We discuss some of the parallels between the two systems, and go into some depth about how the enneagram can help people deal with change more effectively.
You can listen to this fascinating 50-minute interview from the show’s page at Inspired News Radio. It’s a good listen!
With the completion of the text part of enneagram 101 we have reached a milestone. Now there is a complete introductory course on this site! Next for the site will be to add a few (no, a LOT) more pictures and start some new features. All in good time. Life is full, and we balance many projects.
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The shape above is called the enneagram. Without the numbers is it an enneagram. With them, it has many practical, mystical, and spiritual applications.
In one of its most useful applications, the enneagram accurately reflects human personalities. There are nine types corresponding to the nine numbered points. Important relationships are modeled by the lines, and there are many interesting symmetries.
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I am Nick Turner, CET, Certified to teach the enneagram by Don Riso in 1992. The enneagram changed my life by showing me for the first time what it might be like to be somebody else. Now I gladly share it with the world as an important part of my life work.
I offer private sessions for individuals, couples, and groups, online or in person, plus custom enneagram retreats hosted at a private retreat center in northwest Oregon. Find out more about these offerings.
A note about updates: In addition to running Intuitive Enneagram, I am also the resident naturalist and property manager at Willowspring, a private nature preserve and retreat center in northwest Oregon. During the spring and summer months I am frequently very busy outdoors, continuing the evolution of our 5-acre chunk of Pacific northwest paradise. As a result, updates to this site may be sparse between roughly March and September. During October through February, I usually have much more time to work online, and updates to this site may come more frequently, and in larger chunks.