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List of famous psychiatrists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top psychiatrists in the world? This includes the most prominent psychiatrists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable psychiatrists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic psychiatrists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned psychiatrists.

List people include Sigmund Freud, Charles Krauthammer and many additional people as well.

From reputable, prominent, and well known psychiatrists to the lesser known psychiatrists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the psychiatrist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous psychiatrists ever?" and "What are the names of famous psychiatrists?" then you're in the right place.

Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881, and then carried out research ...more

Charles Krauthammer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Charles Krauthammer is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, author, political commentator, and physician. His weekly column is syndicated to more than 400 newspapers ...more

Carl Jung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Carl Gustav Jung, often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also ...more

Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Wilhelm Reich was an Austrian psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of psychoanalysts after Sigmund Freud, and one of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry. He was the ...more

Radovan Karadžić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Radovan Karadžić is a former Bosnian Serb politician. During the breakup of Yugoslavia, Karadžić, as President of the Republika Srpska, sought the direct unification of that entity with Serbia. ...more

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous 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 ...more

Karl Jaspers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Karl Theodor Jaspers was a German psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers ...more

M. Scott Peck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Morgan Scott Peck was an American psychiatrist and best-selling author, best known for his first book, The Road Less Traveled, published in 1978.

Kay Redfield Jamison is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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 ...more

Neal D. Barnard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Neal D. Barnard is an American doctor, author, clinical researcher, and founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, an international network of doctors, scientists, ...more

Theodore Dalrymple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Anthony Daniels, who generally uses the pen name Theodore Dalrymple, is an English writer and retired prison doctor and psychiatrist. He worked in a number of Sub-Saharan African countries as ...more

Alvin Francis Poussaint is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Alvin Francis Poussaint is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of numerous books on child psychiatry, with a particular focus on the raising of African-American ...more

Chua Soi Lek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Tan Sri Dr. Chua Soi Lek; born 2 January 1947, also known as Chua Kin Seng, is a Chinese Malaysian politician from the state of Johor. He is married to Datin Seri Wong Sek Hin. They have three ...more

Gregory Berns is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Distinguished Chair of Neuroeconomics at Emory University.

Charles Nemeroff is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Charles Barnet Nemeroff is an American psychiatrist known for his work in treating depression.

Chris Zois is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Christ Zois is a film producer, writer and film story contributor.

Norman E Rosenthal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Norman E Rosenthal
Norman E. Rosenthal is a South African, author, psychiatrist and scientist who in the 1980s first described winter depression or seasonal affective disorder, and pioneered the use of light ...more

Arnold J. Mandell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Arnold J. Mandell
Arnold J. Mandell is an American neuroscientist and psychiatrist. He received his M.D. from Tulane University in 1958. Founding chairman in 1969 of the Department of Psychiatry at the University ...more

Hermann Rorschach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Hermann Rorschach was a Swiss Freudian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, best known for developing a projective test known as the Rorschach inkblot test. This test was reportedly designed to ...more

Donald Winnicott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Donald Woods Winnicott was an English paediatrician and psychoanalyst who was especially influential in the field of object relations theory. He was a leading member of the British Independent ...more

Mohan Agashe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Dr. Mohan Agashe is an Indian theatre and film actor. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1996.

Milton H. Erickson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Milton Hyland Erickson was an American psychiatrist and psychologist specializing in medical hypnosis and family therapy. He was founding president of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis ...more

Frantz Fanon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Frantz Fanon was a Martinique-born Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and writer whose works are influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and ...more

Jonathan Shay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
Jonathan Shay is a doctor and clinical psychiatrist. He holds a B.A from Harvard and an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is best known for his publications comparing the ...more

Judith Orloff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Psychiatrists
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 ...more