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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Psychiatrists
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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 ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1926-2004)

Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

Profession: Psychiatrist, Author

Credits: Facing Death: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Kay Redfield Jamison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Psychiatrists
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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

Age: 70

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Professor, Psychologist, Author

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Judith Orloff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Psychiatrists
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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

Age: 65

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Author, Writer

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Louann Brizendine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Psychiatrists
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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 ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Psychiatrist, Neurologist, Author, Physician

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