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First developed in California in the 1970s, the Enneagram system of personality types is now a leading edge, human technology used by therapists, coaches, business leaders, spiritual directors, parents and teachers in countries around the world.

Featured workshop:

Relationships Reimagined Through The Enneagram

Loyola, Chicago, IL
October 28 - 29, 2017   

  • Learn, confirm and deepen your knowledge of the Enneagram
  • Create more successful relationships in love, work, families, and communities 
  • Bring more of yourself - head, heart, and body - to all your interpersonal interactions
  • Engage in everyday practices that will make you a more effective communicator 

Whether you are new to the Enneagram or have been studying and using the Enneagram for a long time, this dynamic program will heighten and deepen your ability to relate more deeply and productively in all aspects of your life.
Bring yourself, your family and friends, and your colleagues to this event that will revolutionize the way you engage in relationships.

The Location: The workshop will be held in McCormick Lounge in Coffey Hall overlooking Lake Michigan on the Lake Shore Campus of Loyola University, Chicago

The Cost:  The cost is $175 which includes a continental breakfast and afternoon refreshments on Saturday and Sunday. *There is a special reduced fee of $100 for those under 30.
Click here to register online Institute of Integrative Studies
Or make out a check to First Analysis Institute for $175 (or $100) and send it to First Analysis Institute, PO Box 06236, Chicago, IL 60606

Advanced registration is required. Register by October 20, 2017

12 CEU's are available for social workers, counselors, and psychologists.

For a brochure, housing info or any other questions email Jerry Wagner or call 847-400-6507

On this website

If you are new to the Enneagram, you will find descriptions of the nine personality types and the applications of the system. If you already know the system you will find articles on many topics and opportunities to further your study. You'll also find links to Enneagram friends and colleagues who are excellent resources.

Our services include:

  • Training for businesses and organizations - communication, teams
    and leadership
  • Public workshops - the Enneagram Panel workshop, Communication and Relationship Skills, the Instinctual Subtypes, the Embodied Enneagram, and others
  • Consulting and coaching - for individuals, couples, and organizations
  • Teacher certification with the Palmer/Daniels Enneagram Professional Training Program

Contact Peter            


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Peter O'Hanrahan has been working with the Enneagram system for 40 years. He is a training associate with Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition (ESNT) and the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) with Helen Palmer and David Daniels, MD, and is a senior associate with The Enneagram in Business with Ginger Lapid-Bogda, PhD. 

Special Enneagram Events

Introduction to the Enneagram
System of Personality Types

Mill Valley Community Center, Mountain View Room, CA
Nov. 29, Wed, 7-9pm

A path to better relationships, self-awareness and spiritual growth, join us for an evening w/ Peter & Helen Palmer at the
Mill Valley Community Center, CA,
Sept. 21

Classes & Workshops 2017

Ongoing Monthly Study group
Richmond, CA,  Sept. 8 - Dec. 1
see more info 

Holistic Enneagram - Online
Weds. 4-6 PST, Sept. 27-Nov. 15

Creating Better Relationships
Mill Valley, CA, Oct. 14

Relationships Reimagined
Loyola, Chicago, IL, Oct. 28-29

Peter's 2017 EPTP Schedule

The Enneagram Intensive
Menlo Park, CA, Feb. 4-9
Menlo Park, CA, July 29 - Aug. 3
Beijing, China, Dec. 7-12

The Typing Process
Menlo Park, CA, Feb. 15-17
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 7-9
Beijing, China, Dec. 14-17

Instincts & Subtypes
Menlo Park, CA, Feb. 13-14
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 19-20
Beijing, China, May 28-31
Cincinnati, OH, Nov. 11-12

Narrative Teacher Training
Menlo Park, CA, Feb. 18-20
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 10-12

See 2018 Teaching Schedule

Please check back for teaching and workshop updates!