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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. (175 items)
Carl Jung is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Psychotherapists
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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 in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies. He was a prolific writer, though many of his works were not published until after his death. The central concept of analytical psychology is individuation—the psychological process of integrating the opposites, including the conscious with the unconscious, while still maintaining their relative autonomy. Jung considered individuation to be the central process of human development. Jung created some of the best known ...more

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Nena von Schlebrügge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Psychotherapists
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Birgitte Caroline "Nena" von Schlebrügge is a former fashion model of the 1950s and 1960s. She is now the managing director of Menla Mountain Retreat. ...more

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Thom Hartmann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Psychotherapists
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Thomas Carl "Thom" Hartmann is an American radio host, author, former psychotherapist, entrepreneur, and progressive political commentator. Hartmann has hosted a nationally syndicated radio show, The Thom Hartmann Program, since 2003 and a nightly television show, The Big Picture, since 2008. After being a DJ at Lansing, Michigan country music station WITL-FM in the late 1960s, Hartmann was an entrepreneur, writer, and humanitarian for nearly 30 years. He founded International Wholesale Travel and its subsidiary Sprayberry Travel, among other ventures. He also founded the Salem Children's Village, a home for abused and special-needs children, in New Hampshire. Since 1992, Hartmann has ...more

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Nathaniel Branden was a Canadian–American psychotherapist and writer known for his work in the psychology of self-esteem. A former associate and romantic partner of Ayn Rand, Branden also played a prominent role in the 1960s in promoting Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Rand and Branden split acrimoniously in 1968, after which Branden focused on developing his own psychological theories and modes of therapy. ...more

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