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  • Christine Margaret Ford
    Christine Margaret Blasey Ford (born November 1966), known professionally as Christine Blasey, is an American professor of psychology at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanfo...
  • Hadley Cantril (1906 - 1969)
    Albert Hadley Cantril, Jr. (16 June 1906 – 28 May 1969) was a Princeton University psychologist who expanded the scope of the field. Cantril made "major contributions in psychology of propaganda; p...
  • Dr. Immanuel Velikovsky (1895 - 1979)
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  • Donald Keith Adams (1902 - 1971)
    \ Donald Keith Adams, educator and psychologist, was born in Orville, Ohio, the son of John F. and Elizabeth Taylor Adams. His preparatory education was completed at the local high school in 1919, an...
  • Dr. Helen Singer Kaplan (1929 - 1995)
    Helen was an Austrian-American sex therapist and the founder of the first clinic in the United States for sexual disorders established at a medical school. The New York Times described Kaplan as someon...

'Science of the Mind' or 'Art of the Soul' - whichever you think defines Psychology best - here is a list of our favourite famous practitioners whose profiles are on Geni:

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Sigmund Freud

  • Full name: Sigismund Schlomo Freud
  • Born: 6 May 1856
  • Died: 23 September 1939 (83)
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Jacques Lacan

  • Full name: Jacques Marie Émile Lacan
  • Born:12 April 1901
  • Died: 9 September 1981 (80)
  • Nationality: French
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Carl Jung

  • Full name: Carl Gustav Jung
  • Born:26 July 1875
  • Died:6 June 1961 (85)
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Field: Analytical Psychotherapy

Erik Erikson

  • Full name: Erik Homburger Erikson
  • Born:15 June 1902
  • Died:12 May 1994
  • Nationality: German
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Sándor Ferenczi

  • Full name: Sándor Ferenczi
  • Born:7 July 1873
  • Died:22 April 1933 (59)
  • Nationality: Hungarian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Anna Freud

  • Full name: Anna Freud
  • Born:3 December 1895
  • Died:9 October 1982
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Alfred Adler

  • Full name: Alfred Adler
  • Born: February 7, 1870
  • Died:May 28, 1937
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Victor Frankl

  • Full name: Viktor Emil Frankl
  • Born:26 March 1905
  • Died:2 September 1997 (92)
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Bruno Bettelheim

  • Full name: Bruno Bettelheim
  • Born:28 August 1903
  • Died:13 March 1990 (86)
  • Nationality: Austrian born (American)
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Wilhelm Reich

  • Full name: Wilhelm Reich
  • Born:24 March 1897
  • Died: 3 November 1957
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Marie Jahoda

  • Full name: Marie Jahoda
  • Born:26 January 1907
  • Died:2001 (94)
  • Nationality: Austrian born (British)
  • Field: Social Psychology

Ivan Pavlov

  • Full name: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
  • Born:14 September 1849
  • Died:27 February 1936 (86)
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Field: Physiology

B. F. Skinner

  • Full name: B. F. Skinner
  • Born: Mar. 20, 1904
  • Died: Aug. 18, 1990
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Behavioural Psychology

Eric Fromm

  • Full name: Erich Seligmann Pinchas Fromm
  • Born: March. 23, 1900
  • Died: March. 18, 1980
  • Nationality: German-born American
  • Field: Psychoanalyst and Social Psychology

Abraham Maslow

  • Full name: Abraham Harold Maslow (Schilofsky)
  • Born: April 1, 1908
  • Died: June 8, 1970
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Humanistic Psychology

Melanie Klein

  • Full name: Melanie Reizes Klein
  • Born: March 30, 1882
  • Died: Sept. 22, 1960
  • Nationality: Austrian-born British
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Karen Horney

  • Full name: Karen Horney
  • Born: Sept. 16, 1885
  • Died: Dec. 4, 1952
  • Nationality: German-born American
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Carl Ransom Rogers

  • Full name: Carl Ransom Rogers
  • Born: Jan. 8, 1902
  • Died: Feb, 4, 1987
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Humanistic Psychology

Jean Piaget

  • Full name: Jean William Fritz Piaget
  • Born: Aug. 9, 1896
  • Died: Sep. 16, 1980
  • Nationality: Swiss
  • Field: Developmental Psychology

Aaron T. Beck

  • Full name: Aaron Temkin Beck
  • Born: July 18, 1921
  • Died:
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Cognitive Therapy Psychiatrist

Albert Ellis

  • Full name: Albert Ellis
  • Born: Sept. 27, 1913
  • Died: July 24, 2007
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Rational Emotive Behavior Psychoanalyst

Yehuda Nir

  • Full name: Yehuda Nir
  • Born: March 31, 1930
  • Died: July 19, 2014
  • Nationality: Polish born American/Israeli
  • Field: Child Psychiatrist, PTSD

Ernest Harburg

  • Full name: Ernest Harburg
  • Born: 1926
  • Died:
  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Social Psychologist and Epidemiologist

Theodor Reik

  • Full name: Theodor Reik
  • Born: May 12, 1888
  • Died: December 31,1969
  • Nationality: Viennese
  • Field: Psychoanalysis

Oliver Sacks

  • Full name: Oliver Wolf Sacks
  • Born: July 9, 1933
  • Died: August 30, 2015
  • Nationality: British American
  • Field: Neuropsychiatrist, author