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How I Came to Teach Object Relations and the Enneagram

2020-09-02T13:19:52-07:00September 1st, 2020|Coaching, Enneagram, Object Relations|

When I first learned about the Enneagram over 25 years ago, I began my study with forays into magazine articles and then a few workshops.  At the time my psychotherapy practice was well established, and it was natural to wonder about my clients’ Enneagram types. When they would tell their stories using phrases right out of my Enneagram books, I was thrilled.  Clearly the Enneagram [...]

The Enneagram, Relationships, and Object Relations

2020-09-02T13:21:14-07:00July 7th, 2020|Enneagram, Object Relations|

Everyone wants good relationships but it's complicated. We all want strong relationships, but relationships are complicated. My idea of a good relationship isn’t the same as yours.  We each have standards for what a good relationship means.  What works for me may not work for you. To some degree, what makes for a good relationship depends on how we see ourselves. Who do we believe [...]