Normand Ouellet Emotional Sobriety

Emotional Sobriety reinterprets and enhances an understanding of AAs Twelve Steps as a pragmatic system and simplifies the way by using the Enneagram as a common language between counselor and client. The presentation will show the parallels between the two development tools and describe how these two systems complement each other in achieving spiritual growth. By incorporating the psychology of type, Normand Ouellet will demonstrate how the 12 steps can be personalized and enhanced. Normand Ouellet has over 30 years of recovery from an addiction to alcohol. After a dozen years in AA, he left because he felt he was no longer benefiting from the meetings. Later he investigated the Enneagram, first with local people and finally with the Riso-Hudson team. Their Continuum reactivated his interest in personal growth and triggered his current work.