Mary-Elaine Jacobsen, Psy.D.

Author of The Gifted Adult

Mary-Elaine Jacobsen is a Doctor of Psychology, professor, author, speaker, trainer, and executive coach, whose expertise in intellectual giftedness and development of high potential is recognized internationally. She is considered the world’s leading expert on adult giftedness and originator of the new field of talent psychology. Dr. Jacobsen provides assessment, organizational talent identification and development programming, distance consultation, master classes and training programs for leaders in talent development, team-building workshops, strategic planning for fulfillment of high potential, executive coaching, and emotional intelligence training in the USA and abroad. In her breakthrough first book, The Gifted Adult, Dr. Jacobsen explains core personality traits high-potential people and career issues that high-potential adults face—essential information for anyone in development if top performance is the goal.