Gifted Psychology 101 for Coaches, with Jennifer Harvey Sallin — starting June 2021


We're currently taking registrations for our next iteration of Gifted Psychology 101 for Coaches, scheduled to start in June 2021. This is an online training course for coaches who want to specialize in, or have better tools for, supporting gifted clients. Created & led by InterGifted's founding director Jennifer Harvey Sallin, it is a combination course which allows space for your own growth and reflection as a gifted person and gifted professional, while providing you with the theoretical knowledge, practical insight, case studies, and peer feedback to start your gifted-specific coaching practice or bring your existing coaching practice to a new level. See what past participants have said about the course here.

We are aiming to start in June 2021, and will schedule our sessions according to participant availability. Send Jen an email at with your professional background to express interest in joining.

As a psychologist, coach, mentor and trainer, and as InterGifted's founding director, Jennifer Harvey Sallin has dedicated her work to serving gifted people and the professionals who support them. Her trainings are holistic, designed for both the thriving of the professionals she trains, as well as their clients. She has been leading Gifted Psychology 101 groups since 2017. Learn more about Jen here.

About the Course

This course is a a year-long journey you take, together with your gifted coaching peers, into the world of gifted-specific psychology. The course combines live teaching, group discussion, personal exploration, professional learning & practice, and peer interaction. Each monthly session includes an extensive module and preparation homework (each month requires around 10 hours of preparation work, on average), as well as a 2-hour live teaching & group discussion facilitated by Jen via zoom. Participants say that it is a transformational journey unlike any other, both personally and professionally.

The following themes are explored via our modules & discussion, all from a gifted-specific point of view:

  • The Benefits of and Difference Between Coaching, Mentoring + Therapy for Gifted Individuals
  • The Gifted Brain, Giftedness Identification & Levels, Twice- and Multi-Exceptionality
  • Recognizing Psychopathology Misdiagnosis in Gifted Clients
  • Personality Development Models, including Dabrowski's Theory of Positive Disintegration
  • Trauma + Trauma Healing, including Gifted-Specific Trauma
  • Family Dynamics + Relationships, including Giftedness in Families
  • Common Therapeutic Models & Therapeutic Dynamics
  • Personal + Spiritual Development
  • Career Psychology, including Common Gifted & Multipotentialite Dilemmas
  • Positive Psychology + Promoting Mental Health

(There is also a Gifted Psychology 101 for Therapists group, which will start in early 2022; reach out to Jen if you are therapist and are interested in joining the next therapists' group).


Cost & Logistics:

Modules are sent to you electronically, and meetings take place on The cost of each course session is 250 CHF (total yearl-long course cost: 3000 CHF).


To express your interest in participating in this course, email Jen with your professional background and intentions for joining the course: Jen will help you determine if the course is right for you, and if so, will provide details for registration.

About Jennifer Harvey Sallin

Jennifer is the founding director of InterGifted, and is a psychologist, coach and mentor who specializes in providing training and mentoring for gifted coaches and other helping professionals who support the gifted. She also performs giftedness assessments, mentors profoundly gifted adults, and writes extensively on giftedness and self-development. You can find her articles here on InterGifted’s blog and on her own blog at Rediscovering Yourself. She is based in Switzerland and supports gifted adults and professionals throughout the world. You can learn more about her here.

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