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List of Famous Psychotherapists

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List of famous psychotherapists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top psychotherapists in the world? This includes the most prominent psychotherapists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable psychotherapists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic psychotherapists 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 psychotherapists.

Items here include everything from Nena von Schlebrügge to Nathaniel Branden.

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