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Piechowski's Works Grouped by Theme

Application of TPD to Gifted Education

Articles and chapters

Piechowski, M. M. (1979). Developmental potential. In N. Colangelo & R. T. Zaffrann (Eds.), New voices in counseling the gifted (pp. 25-57). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.

Piechowski, M. M., & Colangelo, N. (1984). Developmental potential of the gifted. Gifted Child Quarterly, 28(2), 80-88.

Piechowski, M. M. (1986). The concept of developmental potential. Roeper Review, 8(3), 190-197.

Piechowski, M. M. (1989). Developmental potential and the growth of the self. In J. VanTassel-Baska & P. Olszewski-Kubilius (Eds.), Patterns of influence on gifted learners: The home, the school, and the self (pp. 87-101). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Piechowski, M. M. (2009). The inner world of the young and bright. In D. Ambrose & T. Cross (Eds.), Morality, ethics, and gifted minds, (pp. 177-194). New York, NY: Springer US.

Piechowski, M. M. (2013). A bird who can soar: Overexcitabilities in the gifted. In C. Neville, M.M. Piechowski & S.S. Tolan (Eds.), Off the charts: Asynchrony and the gifted child (pp. 99-122). Unionville, NY: Royal Fireworks Press.

Battaglia, M. M. K., Mendaglio, S., & Piechowski, M. M. (2014). Kazimierz Dabrowski: A life of positive maladjustment. In A. Robinson & J. L. Jolly (Eds.). A century of contributions to gifted education: Illuminating lives (pp. 181–198). New York, NY: Routledge.

Piechowski, M. M. (2015) ,,Jak ptak, wysokim lotem": Wzmożone pobudliwości psychiczne u osób zdolnych. Psychologia Wychowawcza, NR 8, 122-137.

Books

Piechowski, M. M. (2006). Mellow Out, They Say. If I Only Could: Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright. Madison, WI: Yunasa Books.

Daniels, S., & Piechowski, M. M. (Eds.) (2009). Living with intensity: Understanding the excitability, sensitivity, and emotional development of gifted children, adolescents, and adults. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Potential Press.

Neville, C. S., Piechowski, M. M., & Tolan, S. S. (Eds.) (2013). Off the charts: Asynchrony and the gifted child. Unionville, NY: Royal Fireworks Press.

Piechowski, M. M. (2014). Mellow Out, They Say. If I Only Could: Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright (2nd Ed.) Unionville, NY: Royal Fireworks Press.

 

Bridging theories

Piechowski, M. M. (1991). Emotional development and emotional giftedness. In N. Colangelo & G. A. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of gifted education (pp. 285-306). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Piechowski, M. M. (1997). Emotional giftedness: The measure of intrapersonal intelligence. In N. Colangelo & G. A. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of gifted education (2nd ed., pp. 366-381). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Piechowski, M. M. (2003). From William James to Maslow and Dabrowski: Excitability of character and self-actualization. In D. Ambrose, L. M. Cohen, & A. J. Tannenbaum (Eds.), Creative intelligence: Toward a theoretic integration (pp. 283-322). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

 

Case Studies

Piechowski, M. M. (1978). Self-actualization as a developmental structure: A profile of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 97, 181-242.

Piechowski, M. M., & Tyska, C. (1982). Self-actualization profile of Eleanor Roosevelt. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 105, 95-153.

Piechowski, M. M. (1990). Inner growth and transformation in the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. Advanced Development, 2, 25-53.

Brennan, T. P., & Piechowski, M. M. (1991). A developmental framework for self-actualization: Evidence from case studies. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 31, 43-64.

Piechowski, M. M. (1992). Etty Hillesum: The thinking heart of the barracks. Advanced Development, 4, 105-118.

Piechowski, M. M. (1992). Giftedness for all seasons: Inner peace in time of war. In N. Colangelo, S. G. Assouline, & D. L. Ambroson (Eds.) Talent Development. Proceedings of the Henry B. and Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development (pp. 180–203). Unionville, NY: Trillium Press.

Piechowski, M. M. (1993). Is inner transformation a creative process? Creativity Research Journal, 6(1-2), 89-98.

Piechowski, M. M. (2009). Peace Pilgrim, exemplar of level V. Roeper Review, 31(2), 103-112.

 

Conceptual Work

Early

Piechowski, M. M. (1974). Two developmental concepts: Multilevelness and developmental potential. Counseling and Values, 18(2), 86-93.

Piechowski, M. M. (1975). A theoretical and empirical approach to the study of development. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 92, 231-297.

Piechowski, M. M. (1975). Formless forms: The conceptual structure of theories of counseling and psychotherapy. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

Piechowski, M. M. (1979). Levels of emotional development. Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, 22(3), 134-139.

Lysy, K. Z. & Piechowski, M. M. (1983). Personal growth: An empirical study using Jungian and Dąbrowskian measures. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 108, 267-320.

Later

Piechowski, M. M. (1995). OE origins. The Dabrowski Newsletter, 1(4), 2-4.

Grant, B. A., & Piechowski, M. M. (1999) Theories and the good: Toward child-centered gifted education. Gifted Child Quarterly, 43(1), 4-12.

Piechowski, M. M. (2000). The unfolding of Dabrowski’s theory. The Dabrowski Newsletter, 6(4), 3-6.

Piechowski, M. M. (2002). How well do we understand Dabrowski's theory? In N. Duda, (Ed.), Positive Disintegration: The Theory of the future. 100th Dabrowski anniversary program on the man, the theory, the application and the future (pp. 177-184). Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Fidlar Doubleday.

Piechowski, M. M. (2008). Discovering Dabrowski’s theory. In S. Mendaglio (Ed.), Dąbrowski’s theory of positive disintegration (pp. 41-77). Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.

Piechowski, M. M. (2009). Piechowski's response to William Tillier's "Conceptual differences between Piechowski and Dąbrowski." In J. Frank, H. Curties, & G. Finlay, (Eds.). Imagining the way: Proceedings from the 19th Annual SAGE Conference (pp. 70 - 74). Unpublished Manuscript. Calgary, AB.

Piechowski, M. M. (2014). Rethinking Dąbrowski's theory: I. The case against primary integration. Roeper Review, 36(1), 11-17.

Piechowski, M. M. (2014). The roots of Dąbrowski’s theory. Advanced Development, 14, 28-41.

Piechowski, M. M. (2015). A reply to Mendaglio and Tillier. Roeper Review, 37(4), 229-233.

Piechowski, M. M. (2017). Rethinking Dąbrowski’s theory II: It’s not all flat here. Roeper Review, 39(2), 87-95.

 

Elaboration of Overexcitability

Robert, J. A., & Piechowski, M. M. (1981). Two types of emotional overexcitability: Conserving and transforming. In N. Duda (Ed.) Theory of positive disintegration: Proceedings of the third international conference (pp. 158-178). Miami, FL: Xerox.

Piechowski, M. M., & Cunningham, K. (1985). Patterns of overexcitability in a group of artistsThe Journal of Creative Behavior, 19(3), 153-174.

Piechowski, M. M., Silverman, L. K., & Falk, R. F. (1985). Comparison of intellectually and artistically gifted on five dimensions of mental functioning. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 60(2), 539-549.

Piechowski, M. M. (1999). Overexcitabilities. In M. Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (pp. 325-334). New York, NY: Academic Press. 

 

Emotional and Spiritual Giftedness

Piechowski, M. M. (1997). Emotional giftedness: An Expanded View. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education, 10, 37–47.

Piechowski, M. M. (2000). Childhood experiences and spiritual giftedness. Advanced Development, 9, 65-90.

Piechowski, M. M. (2001). Childhood spirituality. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 33, 1-15.

Piechowski, M. M. (2003). Emotional and spiritual giftedness. In N. Colangelo & G. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of gifted education (3rd ed., pp. 403-416). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

 

Instrument Development

Gage, D. F., Morse, P. A., & Piechowski, M. M. (1981). Measuring levels of emotional development. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 103, 129-152.

Piechowski, M. M., & Miller, N. B. (1995). Assessing developmental potential in gifted children: A comparison of methods. Roeper Review, 17(3), 176-180.

Falk, R. F., Miller, N. B., Piechowski, M. M., & Silverman, L. K. (2014) The overexcitability questionnaire-two (OEQ-II, 2nd ed.). Denver, CO: Institute for the Study of Advanced Development.

Falk, R. F., & Piechowski, M. M. (2014). Criteria for rating the intensity of overexcitabilities (2nd ed.). Denver, CO: Institute for the Study of Advanced Development.

 

Clinical Application

Piechowski, M. M. (2009). Living with intensities and sensitivities. In J. Frank, H. Curties, & G. Finlay, (Eds.). Imagining the way: Proceedings from the 19th Annual SAGE Conference (pp. 1-7). Unpublished Manuscript. Calgary, AB.

Piechowski, M. M. (2009). Taking the mystery out of personal growth. In J. Frank, H. Curties, & G. Finlay, (Eds.). Imagining the way: Proceedings from the 19th Annual SAGE Conference (pp. 8-11). Unpublished Manuscript. Calgary, AB. 

Jackson, P. S., Moyle, V. F., & Piechowski, M. M. (2009). Emotional life and psychotherapy of the gifted in light of Dąbrowski’s theory. In L.V. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 437-465). Netherlands: Springer.

Daniels, S., & Piechowski, M. M. (2010). When intensity goes to school: Overexcitability, creativity, and the gifted child. In R. A. Beghetto, & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.) Nurturing creativity in the classroom. (pp. 313–328). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Probst, B., & Piechowski M. M. (2012). Overexcitabilities and temperament. In Cross, T. L. & Cross, J. R. (Eds.). The Handbook for Counselors Serving Students with Gifts and Talents, (pp. 53-73). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.