Helen Palmer and David Daniels, MD co-founded the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) in 1988, the first program of its kind. Now, 32 years later, the EPTP is still going strong and has certified more than more than 1000 Enneagram teachers and practitioners. Helen and David were an impressive team! They were smart enough, inspiring enough and persistent enough to enroll many of us as supporters and organizers, teachers and trainers who became part of their vision and helped to establish the programs and networks of the Narrative Enneagram and the EPTP, not only in the United States but worldwide.Read more
INTEREST IN THE ENNEAGRAM HAS BURGEONED as new demographics discover its power. Over the past two years, TNE has experienced a 30% increase in program registrations, with many courses at full capacity, and more younger and diverse attendees than in the past. Our new Strategic Plan, prepared in July 2019, calls for TNE to engage a much larger audience in our programs.Read more
2019 WAS A DYNAMIC YEAR OF CHANGE AND EVOLUTION. The progress described in our 2019 annual report is a reflection of many dedicated individuals working in the background to move The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) along the path of transforming lives and creating a more compassionate world. Our entire team stepped up to honor TNE’s history and embrace
the present as we planned for the future.
The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) seeks a part-time Accounting Manager (AM) who is passionate about our mission to transform lives and build a more compassionate world. We have seen a 30% increase of interest in our programs and are undertaking exciting initiatives to engage a much larger audience and build our capacity and internal systems to support this expansion. We have a team of four employees (expanding to six) and eight faculty and contractors.Read more
You never know when Life will hand you opportunities.
The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) made a commitment in July 2019 as part of our Strategic Plan to create new online learning opportunities for our students over the next three years. Little did we know that we would be given the push we needed to work so quickly …Read more
At its core, the Enneagram is about inner work: awareness, reflection and practice to create spaciousness for understanding, and a deep examination about who we are and what is possible. The Enneagram offers one map, among many, to illuminate the inherent good in each human as we strive to be in relationship with one another.Read more
I recently read a news analysis in the New York Times titled “Why Zoom is Terrible.” Author Kate Murphy’s message asserts that video meeting applications, although necessary today, can make you feel awkward, and that video conferencing makes you feel isolated and anxious. She argues that images are blotchy and blurring, audio is out-of-sync with the video, and “video chats have been shown to inhibit ‘trust’ because we can’t look one another in the eye.”Read more
The Narrative Enneagram Community lost a beloved friend and teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area on February 7, 2020, when Polly Cherner passed away in her San Anselmo home following a brief illness. Polly loved teaching the Enneagram. After becoming a Certified Narrative Enneagram Teacher in 2005, she hosted monthly Enneagram Panel Evenings, well attended across generations, in her hillside home and offered ongoing groups and classes for many.Read more