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Course Author: Rev. Lori Erwin-Johnson, MS Psy., DD


This course, Enneagram for Spiritual Professionals, orients the students on the use of the Enneagram typology as a means of self-exploration and self- awareness. The Enneagram is a personality type model that consists of nine classifications that help to identify individual personality trend within yourself and others. Students will be introduced to the Riso–Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) and it’s uses. This class will help the student to expand their understanding through self-reflection based on determining their own Enneagram type, as well as building upon their understanding of how others express their individual types.


This course requires the purchase of two textbooks:Discovering Your Personality Type:

The Essential Introduction to the Enneagram, Revised and Expanded by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson (2003) ISBN: 978-0618219032

The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the 9 Types of People by Elizabeth Wagele & Renee Baron (1994) ISBN:978-0062510266


This class is divided into Course Resources and four modules.


Each weekly module contains the following:

  • Required reading
  • Discussion questions (DQ)
  • Videos
  • Essay


Learning Objectives

During this course students will:

Be able to identify their own Enneagram type;

Gain a better understanding of the different Enneagram types;

Learn to effectively utilize the Enneagram test results.


Course Outline

Module 1:

  • What is the Enneagram
  • Taking the Riso–Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI)
  • How does the Enneagram work?

Module 2: Learning the Types

  • Type 1 the Reformer
  • Type 2 the Helper
  • Type 3 the Achiever
  • Type 4 the Individualist

Module 3: Learning the Types (continued)

  • Type 5 the Investigator
  • Type 6 the Loyalist
  • Type 7 the Enthusiast

Module 4: More Types and Applications

  • Type 8 the Challenger
  • Type 9 the Peacemaker
  • Interpreting and applying the Enneagram results


    Enneagram III – Enneagram for Spiritual Professionals

    SKU: UTS.SD.301
    • Number of Credits Towards a Degree at SCA University of Theology and Spirituality - 5