This international institute offers service to highly and profoundly gifted children and adults, supporting the learning needs and overall development of this exceptional population.
Her clinical work spans 25 years, comprising over 40,000 hours of psychotherapy wholly with this
exceptional population. She is the author of numerous articles and chapters in the gifted education
literature. Her Integral Practice for the Gifted™ model addresses multiple aspects of human functioning
– cognitive, emotional, spiritual, physical and talent based dimensions – and explains how advanced
cognition influences all of these elements, the Self, and the expression of talent.
In 2010, she produced a short documentary entitled “Exceptionally Gifted Children”, which she received
wide acclaim internationally. In 2013-2014, the Daimon Institute produced “Rise: The Extraordinary
Story of the Exceptionally Gifted” – a 60 minute film on the lives of 12 exceptionally and profoundly
gifted persons from all over the globe.
Susan served as the Chair of the Parents and Curriculum Networks Communications Committee and
Counseling and Guidance Network (National Association to Support Gifted Children), and is a member of
the advisory board for SENG. She is recognized as an international expert in the field of the Exceptionally
and Profoundly Gifted and regularly presents with other leading experts at the international conferences. She is a (nascent) photographer, poet, and nature lover with a passionate interest in advanced development, optimal health and well-being for the Profoundly Gifted populace.
"Sue is a needle in a black hole - someone who understands the profoundly gifted, researches extensively, utilizes medical technology when appropriate, looks holistically at well-being, trusts a well-honed intuition, and has the heart of a healer."