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Great Resources

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Looking for more resources for your rainforest mind? Here are some good ones:

For a detailed overview: The Gifted Adult–by Jacobsen, Gifted Grownups–by Streznewski

For perfectionism: Procrastination–by Burka & Yuen

For sensitivities: The Highly Sensitive Person–by Aron

For work, careers: Refuse to Choose–by Sher, Zen and the Art of Making a Living–by Boldt, rebelsatwork.com

For spirituality, creativity & intuition: Belonging Here–by Blackstone (also her other books)

For existential depression and social conscience: Soulcraft–by Plotkin, animas.org

For inspiration: Spells of Mending–by Allanketner

For gifted children: The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children–by Neihart, hoagiesgifted.org

For articles on many topics including gifted children: sengifted.org, rainforestmind.comImage

 

 

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Author: Paula Prober

I'm a psychotherapist in private practice in Eugene, Oregon. I specialize in counseling gifted adults and consulting with parents of gifted children. The label "gifted" is often controversial and confusing. I use the metaphor of the rain forest to describe this population. Like the rain forest, these individuals are quite complex, highly sensitive, intense, multi-layered, and misunderstood. They're also curious, idealistic, highly intelligent, creative, perfectionistic, and they love learning. I've been an adjunct instructor at the University of Oregon and a guest presenter at Oregon State University and Pacific University. I've written articles on giftedness for the Eugene Register-Guard, the Psychotherapy Networker, and Advanced Development Journal. My book, Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults and Youth, was released in June 2016 by GHF Press and is available on Amazon or at your independent bookstore.

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