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 The 9 Enneagram Types and How to Work

with Their Core Limitations

02/27/2015 – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
City University in Bellevue, Classroom 3 – 150 120th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA, 98005

Instructors: Karen Jackson-Forbes & Ragini Elizabeth Michaels

Participants will receive a certificate for 6 hours of continuing education from WMHCA. This training meets the requirements for and has been approved for Washington State licensed mental health counselors (and associates), licensed marriage and family therapists (and associates), and licensed social workers (and associates).

This 1-day workshop offers guidance into the structure of the 9 Enneagram Personality Types and their accompanying core limitation, or fixed sense of identity. You will discover the patterns and perspectives that create our “fatal misunderstandings” about who we are, our capabilities, value and worth.


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DOH Adopts Favorable Policy Regarding Training for Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management

After strenuous efforts by WMHCA and other associations in the state, the Department of Health has issued the favorable policy mental health counselors have been waiting for. The policy statement, issued July 18, 2014, by Betty Moe, Health Systems Quality Assurance Program Manager, is attached. Download Policy Statement


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WMHCA offers high-quality continuing education to members and non-members. All our workshops are facilitated by the leading counselors, counselor educators, lecturers, and authors in our field. These continuing education workshops offer CEU’s that qualify to meet the continuing education requirements by the state of Washington.

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