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About Melanie

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Melanie Bell is an author, writing coach, and Enneagram teacher who is passionate about understanding the stories we tell ourselves and articulating the stories we want to tell. Growing up as a clumsy immigrant kid in a close-knit rural area, stories and language were her refuge. As an adult, they became her area of expertise. She has worked with students and clients from around the world to understand themselves and hone their writing.

Melanie is the coauthor of The Modern Enneagram. Her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and columns have appeared in publications including Cicada, xoJane, Grain, The Fiddlehead, Everyday Fiction, and Autostraddle. She has worked as a university writing instructor, ESL teacher, editor, freelance writer, and curriculum designer. She is bilingual, and happy to work with clients in French as well as English. She teaches Authorized Workshops with the Enneagram Institute®.

As Director of Education for Berghoef & Bell Innovations (the business’s previous incarnation), Melanie has created curricula and led workshops across disciplines and continents. She holds degrees in Interdisciplinary Leadership from the University of New Brunswick and in Creative Writing from Concordia University.

“Melanie demonstrates excellent practical knowledge of coaching and the Enneagram. Her approach is gentle, yet highly effective.”
-Stephanie M., Graphic Designer

Credentials:

  • Enneagram Institute® Certified and Authorized Teacher
  • IEA Accredited Professional
  • Awareness to Action Coaching Certification with Enneagram Learning International
  • Bachelor of Leadership Studies, University of New Brunswick
  • Master of Arts (MA) in English/Creative Writing, Concordia University
  • TESOL-certified English as a Second Language Instructor
  • Two-time Enneagram Institute® scholarship recipient
  • Conscious Living Center Scholarship recipient
  • Writer, editor, and Nine Points contributor
  • Creativity coach (trained with Eric Maisel)
  • Reiki Level 2 practitioner
  • Completed Fundamentals of Ayurveda course

About Kacie

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Kacie Berghoef is the coauthor of The Modern Enneagram. A freelance writer and Certified/Authorized Enneagram Teacher, she works as Inspire Envisioning’s Director of Management, offering strategic planning, administrative support, and helping with teaching large groups.

Kacie has planned and co-facilitated workshops for business, spiritual, and community audiences. Kacie holds an MSW from UC Berkeley and a BA in Philosophy from Scripps College. She works as a professional blogger and copywriter for businesses and Enneagram clients. Her writing has appeared in Personality Revealed, The Billfold, Mapquest, Skirt Collective, and Nine Points Magazine

“Kacie is great to work with. Her knowledge of the Enneagram runs deep and she communicates with clarity and precision.”
-A.G.

Credentials:

  • Enneagram Institute® Certified and Authorized Teacher
  • IEA Accredited Professional
  • Awareness to Action Coaching Certification with Enneagram Learning International
  • Master of Social Work (MSW), UC Berkeley
  • Freelance Writer: Past Contributer to Nine Points Magazine & Personality Revealed
  • Don Riso Memorial Scholarship recipient
  • Two-time recipient of the Conscious Living Center Scholarship
  • Two-time Enneagram Institute® scholarship recipient
  • TESOL-certified English as a Second Language Instructor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Philosophy, Scripps College
  • Completed Fundamentals of Ayurveda course