The 5 Personality Patterns Intro Workshop

The Key to Understanding People


This workshop will open you up to seeing people in a whole new way.

We’ll explore what happens inside different people when they get distressed, how they habitually respond to try to feel safer, and how those habits shape their entire experience of life. We’ll start with people in general, then tease out the 5 main strategies people use, then help you discover which ones you use to feel safer. And the best part is, instead of listening to someone lecture you about these things, you’ll be learning it all from real life, from your own behavior and from those around you.  You’ll be learning to see with your own eyes what’s going on inside people.


“It’s like having x-ray vision!”

During this fun, informative weekend, you’ll discover:

  • the 5 ways people try to stay safe
  • how each of the 5 patterns develops
  • which patterns you do
  • how to recognize the patterns in others
  • what different people need and how to help them get it
  • how to communicate with them successfully
  • how to work with them in any situation


Praise from past participants:
“Lots of Aha’s.”
“Take it; this instructor is great.”
“This workshop was a tremendous insight into myself, my habits, and my potential.”
“This is simpler and more useful than the enneagram.”
“Great information for working with clients.  The interactive format allowed me to integrate the material more easily and I walked away from the workshop feeling like it was well worth the time.”

When: Sat & Sun  April 21-22   9:30 – 5 each day
Where: Harmony Yoga Studio, 1533 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Cost: $350
CEUs: 12 hours (add $40)


This course is taught by Steven Kessler, MFT # 23008, a licensed therapist for over 30 years and the author of the bestselling book The 5 Personality Patterns.  He is also a Certified EFT Expert and Trainer, and the director of the EFT Therapy Center in Albany.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.



To register now with a credit card, click the button  Register Now

To pay by check, please email Steven@EFTTherapyCenter.com — State which date/location you are registering for. Include your name, phone number, address, how you first heard of this workshop, and your license number if you want CEUs, and mail a check for the full amount to: Steven Kessler, 1061 Eastshore Hwy, Suite 205, Albany, CA 94710.

A confirmation letter will be emailed to you.

Questions? please contact Steven


This course meets the criteria for 12 core hours of Continuing Education.

CAMFT CA CE Provider 014646 for CA MFTs, LCSWs, LPCs, and LEPs.
TX CE Provider PCE 2040 for TX licensees.
It appears that these CEs are also honored by the licensing boards in many other states, but please check with your licensing board to be sure.
CE and course completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course.

Cancellations at least 30 days before the training will receive a full refund less a 10% fee. After that, refunds are not available. Please inquire about accommodations for disability. Please contact Steven Kessler, MFT, to address any problems.

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Attend the Intro Workshop

At the Intro Workshop, you’ll get to know the 5 patterns up close and personal. You’ll discover how they work and which ones you do.
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Want Some Help?

Ideally, you'll discover which patterns you go into as you read the book, but I've also created a survey to help you.
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"As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live." -- Goethe

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