P. Susan Jackson
P. Susan Jackson, MA, RCC is the Founder and Therapeutic Director of "The Daimon Institute for the Highly Gifted" in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada.
The Daimon Institute
offers service to highly and profoundly gifted children and adults supporting the educational needs and overall development of this special population.
Mentoring opportunities, educational plans and consulting, extensive resources, depth psychotherapy and like-minded community are available to clients who reside in both the USA and Canada.
The first satellite clinic of The Daimon Institute
occurred in June of 2006 with clients meeting in the Chicago area.
Further expansions are planned for upcoming years.
Sue is also co-chair of the Programming Committee of the National Association for Gifted Children Counseling and Guidance division for the 2007-2008 . She is a nationally recognized scholar in the field of gifted education and a highly regarded speaker and consultant.
has presented keynote addresses, seminars and workshops throughout North America at major national and international conferences.
In 2006 she
theoretical model on the development of the gifted through the Davidson Institute
, at the Seng Conference, at Purdue University
and at UBC.
has been chosen as a member of an international team who will present a full day pre-conference on the Theory of Positive Disintegration by K. Dabrowski in North Carolina at the annual NAGC conference in November of this year.
regularly consults with other Institute supporting gifted interests and was part of the international team that contributed to the revisions in the Wechsler tests.
Sue is also the District Coordinator of "Programs to Support Gifted and Talented Students" in Langley BC Canada.
has extensive educational and mental health response background in all areas of gifted education.
has designed and taught programs for gifted students ranging in age from five to twenty.
leads a dynamic team of gifted educators in the Langley School District; supporting innovative program design and implementation for gifted learners across the spectrum of capacity.
is passionate about supporting the overall development of the gifted individual including cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual dimensions.
Linking members of this community to appropriate opportunities in the educational and business sectors in a major thrust of intervention and support.
Providing opportunities for members of the gifted population to connect and form reciprocal, sustaining relationships is another integral goal of Sue's work.
has conducted research and has published in several major journals throughout her