Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer is the co-founder of the Enneagram Professional Training Program (EPTP) along with David Daniels, MD. A teacher of psychology and intuition, Helen has been committed to bridging personal and spiritual realities for 30 years.

Helen has authored five highly acclaimed books in the field of human consciousness. The Enneagram and The Enneagram in Love and Work are perennial international bestsellers, now in 26 languages. Helen was featured in the PBS documentary, Breaking Out of the Box: Discovering the Enneagram. She has co-taught the Enneagram Professional Training Program with David Daniels since 1988. For her distance learning programs, visit www.enneagram.com.

Helen has made many original contributions toward understanding how meditation and awareness training relate to the nine psychological types. She has developed and teaches an in-depth psychological-spiritual curriculum for type and spiritual freedom. She presents classes around the world that focus on key topics of psychological and spiritual integration. Some of the themes include type and false identity, projection, presence and self-forgetting, virtues of the heart, intuition and retrieving the Holy Ideas.

Posts by Helen Palmer


Patterns of Projection: Reclaim the Best of You


World-renowned Enneagram teacher Helen Palmer explores some of the primary patterns that our projections take, each pattern corresponding to our own Enneagram type. She also describes some simple techniques to help us identify and integrate our own psychological projections, helping us to fully own our unconscious shadows and reclaim the very best parts of ourselves.


Patterns of Being / Patterns of Relating

Recorded during one of Helen Palmer’s rare live teachings in Boulder, this 9-hour workshop helps to awaken the ancient wisdom of the Narrative Enneagram in your own life, while enriching it with the unique insights and perspectives revealed by the Integral approach.Through these powerful teachings, demonstrations, and conversations you will be able to identify your own particular pattern — and …


Patterns of Resistance: What Stands Between You and Spiritual Experience?

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What is preventing you from fully experiencing your own timeless divine nature, right now in this very moment? Watch as Helen Palmer presents the Enneagram as a means to recognize and rehabilitate the conditioning of the everyday ego — reducing the opacity of our everyday habituated minds, transcending the illusion of separation, and allowing the self-liberating light of God to shine through more clearly.