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 Program

Monthly Enneagram Study Group Series
September - December 2018

This is an opportunity for students of the enneagram who want to be part of an ongoing support group and community. The focus will be on putting the enneagram to work in our lives and in our relationships. Lots of good theory but with an emphasis on practical application. 
The theme for the 2018 series is working with relationships, not only that they are so important in our lives but they also challenge us to work on our own issues and type structure. We will use a holistic approach to our understanding of the Enneagram with three centers and how each person expresses their instinctual and emotional energy to connect and care for others, using the enneagram and basic object relations psychology.
The format includes: a guided meditation, a presentation on an aspect of the enneagram, whole group discussion, small breakout groups for more personal sharing. Participants are welcome to stay after group for an optional social time
Requirements for Group:
·              You know the enneagram system and your own type
·              You are able to practice centering and self awareness
·              You want to hear from others on the path and can listen well
·              You can attend most of our meetings

Time: Fridays, 7 - 9:20pm  Dates: Sept. 28, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14 
Cost: $175 for the series of 4 meetings - Full series Registration required
Recordings are made available of the first half of the group if you miss a meeting (we don’t record the more personal sharing).

Location: in the East Bay, on the hill in Richmond above I-80, at Peter and Pat O'Hanrahan’s house. This group has been meeting for over ten years, space is limited. Advanced registration is required.
Contact: or call 510 234 1600.

Also 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. And 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

"Peter in one of the premier Enneagram teachers in the world.  His mastery is informed by several decades of teaching this model coupled with his consistent efforts to develop precision and refine the language when describing the layers and intersecting dynamics found within the Enneagram.  His commitment to his own personal development and background in somatic therapies and counseling provide him with a strong foundation for understanding the psychological landscape of the Enneagram.  Peter’s teaching style is clear, open and receptive allowing his students to contact their own knowledge and inner truth and setting a field of safety and acceptance for their individual experience, challenges and strengths." 
- Emile Haddad, business coach and enneagram teacher

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For personal growth, better relationships, and professional success

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Peter O'Hanrahan has been working with the Enneagram system for 40 years. He is a training associate with The Narrative Enneagram (TNE) 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. 

Peter's 2018 EPTP Schedule

Advanced Narrative Teacher Training - Monthly/Online
Weds. 4-6 PST, starts Jan. 16 - Nov. 20

The Enneagram Intensive
Mill Valley, CA  (two weekends)
Jan. 26-28 & Feb. 23-25
Brisbane, AU, July 7-12  more info
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 4-9
Guangzhou, China, Nov. 2-7  

The Typing Process
Cincinnati, OH, April 6-8
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 15-17
Guangzhou, China, Nov. 9-12  

Instincts & Subtypes
Denver, CO, Mar. 3-4
Mill Valley, CA, Mar. 24-25
Beijing, China June 2-5  more info
Brisbane, Australia, July 14-15 more info
Menlo Park, CA, Aug. 13-14

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

Classes & Workshops 2018

Ongoing Monthly Study group
Richmond, CA,  Sept. -  Dec.

Exploring the Enneagram
Stanford University, April 21

The Embodied Enneagram
Beijing, China, June 8-10  more info

The Holistic Enneagram: love & relationship with head, heart & body
Nantes, France, Sept. 14-15  more info

Instincts in the Workplace
Nantes, France, Sept. 17  more info

The Holistic Enneagram Online Class
Weds. evenings, 4-6 PST  starting in Oct.

Please check back for teaching and workshop updates!

Click link below for an 8 minute presentation with an...
Introduction to the Palmer/Daniels Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP)

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