Hello, I am Luc Martrenchar. I am a psychologist specializing in the detection of giftedness and in therapy for people with High Potential. I also created this website. Here are the best books that help to master the talent that is High Intellectual Potential (HIP) and to use it in a fulfilling way. You are intellectually gifted and you would like to live a happier, more fulfilled life? Read, read and read more!

#5 The Gifted Adult

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Psychologist Mary-Elaine Jacobsen's The Gifted Adult: A Revolutionary Guide for Liberating Everyday Genius is a practical guide on intellectual giftedness. Too many High Intellectual Potential adults tend to self-sabotage and underachieve. This book is a unique tool to free your extraordinary potential!

#4 Living With Intensity

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Gifted people are often misunderstood. They are considered too intense, too energetic, too sensitive, and too passionate. Susan Daniels' Living With Intensity describes these overexcitabilities and gives a pratical method to live happy with them.

#3 Misdiagnosis And Dual Diagnoses Of Gifted Children And Adults: Adhd, Bipolar, Ocd, Asperger's, Depression, And Other Disorders

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James T. Webb's Misdiagnosis And Dual Diagnoses Of Gifted Children And Adults explores a fascinating topic: how High Intellectual Potential people are often misdiagnosed with ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Most psychiatrists and psychologists do not really know what intellectual giftedness is, which leads them to make mistakes when diagnosing gifted people. This has terrible consequences in terms of treatment, self-esteem, ability to understand oneself, ability to use one's talents, etc.

#2 Giftedness 101

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Linda Silverman's Giftedness 101 has everything you need to know about High Intellectual Potential. This book dispels many common myths about giftedness and gives a very interesting insight into the complex inner world of the gifted. Giftedness 101 defines High Potential as a psychological reality with powerful ramifications throughout the lifespan. An extremely clever and important book!

#1 Giftedness in practice: Strengthening personal leadership in gifted adults

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Ideally, the detection of High Intellectual Potential is a first step to long-term growth. Coach Rianne van de Ven's Giftedness in practice is an essential tool for adults to use their talent for achievement and success! This book helps to master the talent that is High Intellectual Quotient so that it becomes a real gift, a powerful strength!

Here are other books you might be interested in:

A first step to discover if you are gifted

Online HEP Screening Test (HEPST)

HEP is a form of giftedness characterized by exceptional emotional skills. This test determines the probability that you have HEP.

Gifted Child Screening Test

This test is intended for parents of a child or adolescent who exhibits certain characteristics of giftedness. It determines if having her/him take a test is indicated.

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