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List of famous female psychologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female psychologists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being psychologists. There are thousand of females working as psychologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic psychologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a psychologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features famous women of psychology, like Marie-Louise von Franz, Lisbet Palme and more people.

While this isn't a list of all female psychologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female psychologists?" and "Who are the best female psychologists?"
Joyce Brothers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Joyce Diane Brothers was an American psychologist, television personality and columnist, who wrote a daily newspaper advice column from 1960 to 2013. In 1955, she became the only woman ever to win the top prize on the American game show The $64,000 Question, answering questions on the topic of ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1927-2013)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Psychologist, Actor, Writer

Credits: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The King of Comedy, National Lampoon's Van Wilder, The Lonely Guy Analyze That, + more

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Julie Berry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Julie Berry is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Vanuatu. ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, United States of America

Profession: Psychologist

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Kay Redfield Jamison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Kay Redfield Jamison is an American clinical psychologist and writer. Her work has centered on bipolar disorder, which she has had since her early adulthood. She holds a post of Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is an Honorary Professor of English at the ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Professor, Psychologist, Author

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Lauren Slater is an American psychologist and writer. She is the author of seven books, including Welcome To My Country, Prozac Diary, and Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir. Her 2004 Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychology Experiments of the Twentieth Century, a description of psychology experiments ...more

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Age: 54

Profession: Psychologist

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Marie-Louise von Franz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Marie-Louise von Franz was a Swiss Jungian psychologist and scholar, renowned for her psychological interpretations of fairy tales and of alchemical manuscripts. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1915-1998)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Bavaria, Munich, Upper Bavaria Germany

Profession: Psychologist, Scientist

Credits: Matter of Heart

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Diane Watson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Diane Edith Watson is a former US Representative for California's 33rd congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located entirely in Los Angeles County and includes much of Central Los Angeles, as well as such wealthy neighborhoods ...more

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Age: 83

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: College Administrator, Politician, Diplomat, Psychologist Actor, + more

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Susan Blackmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Susan Jane Blackmore is an English freelance writer, lecturer, sceptic, and broadcaster on psychology and the paranormal, and is best known for her book The Meme Machine. She has written or contributed to over 40 books and 60 scholarly articles and is a contributor to The Guardian newspaper. ...more

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Age: 65

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Lecturer, Psychologist, Scientist, Presenter

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Pamela Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Psychologists
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Pamela Helen Stephenson Connolly is a New Zealand clinical psychologist, writer and actress who is now a resident in both the United Kingdom and United States. She is best known for her work as an actress and comedian during the 1980s. She has written several books, which include a biography of her ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: New Zealand, Auckland

Profession: Clinical psychologist, Comedian, Actor, Voice acting Writer

Credits: Superman III, Not The Nine O'Clock News, Not the Nine O'Clock News, The Comeback Les Patterson Saves the World, + more

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