presentation of the Enneagram and the subtypes had a profound effect on
me and I thank you for coming to Memphis. It is true that when the
student is ready the teacher will appear, cause there you were! Thank
you for giving me the support and spiritual connection that are making
it possible for me to redirect my energies. In this short time I see my
life opening up to much more.
was founded by Sandra Smith, M.Div., who has been teaching the
Enneagram throughout the southeast since 2002. Sandra creates and leads
workshops and staff trainings using the Enneagram as a map for deepening self understanding. Additionally, she
facilitates type and study groups, and works one-on-one with
individuals as an Enneagram workplace consultant and also offers spiritual companioning.
17 years in a corporate setting and 14 years directing a nonprofit,
Sandra use the Enneagram map as a tool for deepening self-awareness and
creating supportive workplace cultures. She completed the Enneagram
certification process with David Daniels, MD and Helen Palmer and is an
Affiliate of the Association of Enneagram Teachers in the Narrative
Tradition and mentors candidates for certification in the Enneagram
Professional Training Program. Sandra received her M.Div. from Candler
School of Theology at Emory University where she graduated with honors.
She has a B.S. in Business from Wake Forest University and completed
the nonprofit management program through Duke University.
Why work with a certified consultant?
The certification process with the Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition (www.enneagramworldwide.com)
offered Sandra numerous experiences in assessing personality type and
witnessing panel interviews of people speaking from their own
understanding of how type plays out in daily life. Through this two-year process, Sandra gained a
better understanding of the subtle nuances of each of the nine types as
well as an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the Enneagram
system as a whole. The certification process allows for an unfolding of
the material in conversation with world renowned Enneagram teachers and
A unique combination of theological education, a business degree with
17 years in the corporate world along with 14 years as a nonprofit
director, gives Sandra a rare versatility in working in a variety of
settings. She brings a practical approach in presenting the material
and offers it with a compassionate sensitivity. Working with the three
centers of intelligence, Sandra’s teachings weave different
methodologies that appeal to the wisdom of the mind, heart and body.