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ERIC Number: EJ881257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1540-1383
Using the Enneagram for Client Insight and Transformation: A Type Eight Illustration
Tapp, Karen; Engebretson, Ken
Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, v5 n1 p65-72 2010
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how mental health practitioners can use the Enneagram's system of human personality development as a source of insight and a tool for personality transformation. The article provides an introduction to the Enneagram and its orientation to personality types and defines a linear process of how to use the Enneagram with clients. Mental health practitioners can use the Enneagram to help clients develop a deeper understanding of their personality styles and those of others to move forward with needed cognitive and behavioral changes, thereby effectuating productive relational change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A