List of famous female psychiatrists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female psychiatrists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being psychiatrists. There are thousand of females working as psychiatrists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic psychiatrists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a psychiatrist then the people below should give you inspiration.
People here include everyone from Margaret Mahler to May E. Romm.While this isn't a list of all female psychiatrists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female psychiatrists?" and "Who are the best female psychiatrists?"
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief. She was a 2007 inductee into the American National Women's Hall of Fame. She was the recipient of twenty honorary degrees and by July 1982 had taught, in her estimation, 125,000 students in death and dying courses in colleges, seminaries, medical schools, hospitals, and social-work institutions. In 1970, she delivered the The Ingersoll Lectures on Human Immortality at Harvard University, on the theme, On Death and Dying. ...more
Age: Died at 78 (1926-2004)
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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 University of St Andrews. ...more
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Judith Orloff is an American board-certified psychiatrist who incorporates energy medicine and what she calls "energy psychiatry" into her practice. She has a private practice in Los Angeles. She holds workshops and speaking engagements, blogs for several websites, and is the author of four books. ...more
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Louann Brizendine M.D. is an American scientist, a neuropsychiatrist who is both a researcher and a clinician. She is the author of two books: The Female Brain, and The Male Brain. Brizendine's research concerns women's moods and hormones. She graduated in neurobiology from UC Berkeley, attended Yale School of Medicine and completed a residency in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology and is an endowed clinical professor. She joined the faculty of UCSF Medical Center at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute in 1988 and now holds the Lynne- and Marc Benioff-endowed chair of psychiatry. At UCSF, Brizendine carries out clinical, teaching, ...more
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