Category: Enneagram

Ennea Type 5, the “Expert” (Enneagram Series)

Today is about the Ennea Type 5, known as the Investigator, the Observer, the Expert. This is a very intellectual heady kind of person. Very, very smart. They have a basically desire to master, to be an expert, to have worth through knowledge. They basically fear then to feel that they are unworthy because they

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Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 5 (Enneagram Series)

I wanted to talk to you today about health patterns of Ennea Type 5, the “Observer” or the “Expert”. So Type 5s might come in [to our practice] for just about anything. They are extremely curious kinds of people and they are open to thinking outside the box, so they really are attracted to the

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Health Patterns of Ennea Type 4 (Enneagram Series)

Hi, I am hoping to speak to you today about the health patterns of Ennea Type 4, the “Individualist”. The Type 4s being such unique original people, they never come in for the same ailments: they are all coming in for different complaints. I don’t see a consistent complaint, main problem. However, what I would

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Health Patterns of The Ennea Type 2 (Enneagram Series)

  I want to talk with you about the health patterns of the Ennea Type 2, the “Helper”, the “Giver”. I’m gonna say I see a lot of Types 2s in the clinic. And the reason that I see this is there’s a very consistent pattern for the Type 2 of stuck pain, long-standing pain in

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Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 1 (Enneagram Series)

  Today, I want to talk to you about the health patterns for the Ennea Type 1 personality, the “Perfectionist”. What we see with the Type 1, when they come in, is this is a serious hard-working kind of person, and they come in to the acupuncture clinic for some pretty classic examples of what in

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Ennea Type 3 Personality – The Achiever (Enneagram Series)

  I’d like to talk to you today about Ennea Type 3 personality, often called the “Achiever” or the “Performer“. This is a very high energy, dynamic kind of person, extremely goal-oriented. The basic desire for this type is to have value, inherent worth. They want to be found worthy. And what’s the basic fear?

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Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 3 (Enneagram Series)

  I would like to talk to you today about the health patterns of the Ennea Type 3, the “Achiever”. This is a very, very driven kind of person. In Chinese Medicine we would say that they are the “yang” type. When you see that ying-yang symbol, that’s the symbol of balance that’s showing us

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The Enneagram Personality Typing System: What is it?

  Let me introduce you today to the Enneagram, a personality typing system. It’s the topic I am most passionate about. The root “Ennea” means “nine” (9) and “gram” just means “picture”. Enneagram simply means “a picture of nine”. This temperament system says there are 9 fundamental personality types in the world. There is really

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Ennea Type 2 Personality – The Giver (Enneagram Series)

  I’d like to talk to you today about the Ennea Type 2 personality, the personality type described by the Enneagram as “the Giver”, “the Helper”. Their basic desire is to be loved and to be connected to other people. Their basic fear is to be unloved and to be found unworthy of love. This

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