JENNIFER HARVEY SALLIN

Founding Director

Jen is a psychologist, coach and mentor, trainer, and writer dedicated to raising awareness about adult giftedness and twice-/multi-exceptionality (2e/me) and meaningfully supporting gifted/2e/me people in their personal and social development. She has specialized in supporting gifted adults for the last decade, and in 2015, she created InterGifted to allow gifted people to socially engage in meaningful ways and to personally develop in community. Learn more about why Jen started InterGifted here.

Along with directing, she trains, mentors & supervises professionals who support gifted/2e/me clients, performs qualitative giftedness assessments for teens and adults, and writes. She's working on two books on giftedness now, and writes for InterGifted's blog and her own Rediscovering Yourself blog. She wants to help gifted and 2e/me people understand how their unique minds work, so that they can live generatively and have self-compassionate and joyful access to their own intellectual process. She's had to work hard in her own life to create these things for herself, and knows how much support it often takes in a non-gifted dominant world. Read a bit about her personal gifted journey here. For a more complete bio, visit her personal page at Rediscovering Yourself.

Aside from her work on giftedness, together with Karin Eglinton, Jen has created an initiative for climate emergency response. Learn more and join in at I Heart Earth.


KARIN EGLINTON

Community Leader
Karin is a coach, mentor, assessor and teacher for gifted and 2e/me people and the professionals who support them. She administrates our peer community and our HEPG group, leads community and initiative development, and provides leadership development mentoring for our network of coaches and mentors. As part of our assessment team, Karin offers qualitative giftedness assessments. As our therapy search coordinator, she helps connect gifted people with gifted-specific therapeutic support. In coaching, she helps clients create a roadmap for their personal development journey and supports them on the path. As facilitator, she teaches workshops and courses on gifted development and gifted-specific relational skills.
Karin has been in the personal development field, working with neurodiverse populations and serving in leadership roles for most of her adult life. In addition to being formally trained in the visual arts and spiritual development, she has gone through extensive training with Jennifer Harvey Sallin to specialize in coaching, assessing and teaching in the gifted population. She has devoted many years of her life exploring relational psychology, attachment, trauma healing (especially somatic approaches), and how connecting with nature supports a healthy and meaningful life, and now applies those insights to gifted-specific personal development. You can learn more about some of her work on relationships here and her work on gifted trauma healing here.
Her goal is to support her gifted/2e/me peers in the world to maturely cultivate their life-systems (the ecosystems within which they are nested) to encourage full integration of their giftedness and twice-/multi-exceptionality. To explore working with Karin, email her at karin@intergifted.com.
See above for information on Karin's work with Jen on our I Heart Earth initiative.

 

SUPPORT TEAM

InterGifted is supported by a team of people who help keep our gifted ecosystem alive and evolving.

  • Jen's husband Aurélien is involved in the strategic planning, awareness raising, community management, and coaching network aspects of InterGifted.
  • InterGifted coach Merlin Györy assists Karin and Jen in the leadership and moderating of the InterGifted community. You can learn more about Merlin here.
  • Seán O'Connell of WordPress for Good generously offers InterGifted website maintenance. WordPress for Good is dedicated to supporting companies that are doing positive work in the world. If you're an ethical entrepreneur, we highly recommend working with Seán.
  • And many other people volunteer to lead our peer groups and otherwise support InterGifted and our growing community.

If you'd like to contribute your time, talent, skills or funding, let us know!