Developmental Potential and Emotional Giftedness

Speaker: Michael M. Piechowski, Ph. D

Thursday, January 30th • 6:00 p.m.
540 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101

What is developmental potential besides intelligence and outstanding abilities? Everything that has to do with emotional development: parents, overexcitabilities, executive function, chance and luck. Emotional giftedness represents a particular type of developmental potential.

About the Speaker

Michael M. Piechowski, Ph. D, is the author of “Mellow Out, They Say. If I Only Could: Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright and Living with Intensity” (with S. Daniels). Earning a Ph. D first in Molecular Biology and later in Counseling Psychology, he served as a faculty member at three universities and one small college. He has published extensively in the areas of emotional development, developmental potential of the gifted, and emotional and spiritual giftedness. He is one of the original designers of Yunasa. In 2016, he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by SENG and the NAGC Global Awareness Network Annemarie Roeper Award. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.