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"Nothing replaces people speaking from their own experience of being their Enneagram type."
"Time and again, the power of Enneagram Narrative panels to change lives and relationships touches me deeply." Terry Saracino, Founding President
"ESNT's marvelous curriculum focuses on our own type structure as an entry point to non-dual states of consciousness." Co-founder Helen Palmer
"The democratic process of types speaking for themselves furthers the integration of different points of view, which leads to greater understanding and compassion." Co-founder David Daniels, MD

Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition

Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition (ESNT) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming lives and creating a more compassionate world.

The Enneagram is a powerful gateway to self-awareness and understanding of others. It describes the structure and dynamics of nine personality types, opening a path to a more integrated and rewarding life. Our programs are grounded in the Narrative Tradition, which offers an interactive exploration of the Enneagram through inquiry with panelists who share their personal stories and insights. Our teaching methods support learning from the mind, heart and body. Our integrated Enneagram Narrative Curriculum, the next generation of the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) founded by Helen Palmer and David Daniels, MD in 1988, began in February 2014.

Welcome from our Founding President

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ESNT Founding President Terry Saracino describes three powerful benefits of working with the Enneagram:

Enneagram Narrative Worldwide Community

We offer the Enneagram Professional Training Program in 14 countries and have certified more than 1,000 teachers in the Narrative Tradition around the world. Our sister nonprofit, Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition, is a community of teachers, students and practitioners. Our worldwide relationships include international, regional and other partner organizations.

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New! ESNT Collaboration Initiative
Mary Jo Ruccio / Aug 19, 2015

We’ve heard that many of you would like more opportunities for Enneagram Narrative workshops in your local area. And we’re ready to make that happen!     In September 2015, Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition will launch a new Collaboration Initiative designed to make our teachings more accessible to people throughout [...]

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