Giftedness, Narcissism & Healing

Contrary to the impression gifted literature can often give of a necessarily wise, inherently “good” and morally sensitive profile, gifted people range all the way from “saints to psychopaths”, and can inhabit various expressions of all the spaces in between throughout a lifetime. Understanding narcissism and narcissistic wounding both at the individual and collective level, and how it interacts with but is distinct from giftedness, is essential for understanding gifted development, including gifted mental and relational health, throughout the lifespan. Jennifer Harvey Sallin explores all this and gives resources for further discovery and recovery in the article below.… Read More