REACHING ACROSS TRADITIONS: A Tribute to Retired IEA Founder Helen Palmer & The Enduring Power of our Narratives to Unite and Transform Us
Led by: Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Peter O’Hanrahan & Terry Saracino
During the endnote session of this virtual gathering, we take the opportunity to honor the legacy of Helen Palmer, the recently retired co-founder of the Narrative Enneagram school with Dr. David Daniels, IEA co-founder and bestselling author. For over 45 years, Palmer’s goal — to integrate sound psychology with spiritual method using the Enneagram map — has remained constant.
What started out as a group of forty individuals in Palmer’s living room in the early 70s, over time, expanded to thousands of people who have recognized their types by seeing and hearing panelists talk about their lives. When we share our personal experiences and sacred narratives in a field of compassionate presence, our souls grow and we can more easily experience the shared humanity in each of us. As we listen to the stories and notice the non-verbals of speakers on a type panel, the Enneagram becomes three-dimensional – our minds gain insight and understanding, our hearts are touched, and our bodies experience the energies of the types.
Host Ginger Lapid-Bogda and presenters Peter O’Hanrahan and Terry Saracino connect our roots to our future leading us in conversation with stories from Palmer herself about the history of the IEA and development of the Narrative method. Special guests will share memories of Helen and her impact in this community. O’Hanrahan and Saracino will offer brief teachings and a breakout group with the global community of live attendees. We hope you’ll join us!
Ginger Lapid-Bogda PhD – An Enneagram author, teacher, consultant, trainer and coach, Ginger works with organizations, leaders, and teams to create vibrant, productive, and sustainable organizations. She offers certificate programs for Enneagram professionals and is the author of 8 Enneagram books, including “The Art of the Enneagram,” co-authored with her son, Russell (Tres) Bogda. [email protected] IEA Accredited Professional
Terry Saracino – The Enneagram landed in Terry’s heart in 1989 and it’s been her life’s work ever since. She is currently Core Faculty and the past President of the nonprofit organization she founded in 2009, now known as The Narrative Enneagram.Through training grounded in the Narrative Tradition, which integrates spirituality, psychology and somatic work, she fulfills her passion of transforming lives and creating a more compassionate world. IEA Accredited Professional
Peter O’Hanrahan of The Enneagram at Work is a core faculty member of The Narrative Enneagram. He has worked with the Enneagram for 35 years, and teaches in the US, Europe, China, South Africa and Australia. He is also a senior associate with The Enneagram in Business and Ginger Lapid-Bogda, PhD. He was a founding board member of the Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition. IEA Accredited Professional