- SENG's list of gifted-specific providers (mostly US & Canada, but some offer online sessions)
- There is a growing body of gifted-specific therapists, and googling "gifted therapist" or "therapist for gifted adults" will now turn up some very helpful options
- Remember to look outside of your geographical area, as many therapists now offer online sessions throughout the world
- This article by our founding director Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores guidelines and advice for therapists supporting gifted people, and advice for clients in search of a good gifted therapist: Supporting Gifted People: Guidelines for Therapists & Coaches (and Advice for Gifted Clients)
It may also be helpful to review what traditional therapy can address:
- Healing from physical and psychological trauma, as well as complex trauma, gifted-specific trauma and other childhood or adult emotional wounding and fragmentation
- Healing from break-ups, divorce, separation, abusive relationships or other relational rupture, and (re)learning to trust after trust has been broken
- Addressing states of apathy, depression, existential depression, anger, rage, grief, anxiety, toxic shame and toxic perfectionism
- Treating mental health issues and addictions
- Intensive couples- or family-oriented work to resolve long-standing conflicts
- Learning basic functional strategies for twice- or multi-exceptional challenges
- Learning basic self-reflection and self-regulation skills
If you are in a phase of your development where you are ready to focus on envisioning and building toward future goals, you may find that coaching and integration work are a better fit for you, and that is something we at InterGifted provide.
If you are a therapist wanting to specialize in working with gifted clients, we invite you to explore Jennifer Harvey Sallin's Gifted Psychology Training for therapists and coaches.