Great Resources

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,

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

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

For inspiration: Spells of Mending–by Allanketner

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

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



Author: Paula Prober

I’m a psychotherapist and consultant in private practice based in Eugene, Oregon. I specialize in international consulting with gifted adults and parents of gifted children. I’ve been a teacher and an adjunct instructor at the University of Oregon and a frequent guest presenter at Oregon State University and Pacific University. I’ve written articles on giftedness for the Eugene Register-Guard, the Psychotherapy Networker, Advanced Development Journal and online for psychotherapy dot net, Rebelle Society, Thrive, Introvert Dear, and Highly Sensitive Refuge. My first book, Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults and Youth, is a collection of case studies of gifted clients along with many strategies and resources for gifted adults and teens. My second book, Journey Into Your Rainforest Mind: A Field Guide for Gifted Adults and Teens, Book Lovers, Overthinkers, Geeks, Sensitives, Brainiacs, Intuitives, Procrastinators, and Perfectionists is a collection of my most popular blog posts along with writing exercises for self-exploration and insight.

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