British Female Psychologists

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Anna Freud
(Psychoanalyst)

Anna Freud
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Birthdate: December 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: October 9, 1982

Anna Freud was a British psychoanalyst. The daughter of Sigmund Freud, Anna followed in the footsteps of her father and made important contributions to the field of psychoanalysis. Alongside Melanie Klein and Hermine Hug-Hellmuth, Anna Freud is counted among the founders of psychoanalytic child psychology. Her work and contributions were featured in a documentary titled The Century of the Self.

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Melanie Klein
(Psychanalyst)

Melanie Klein
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Birthdate: March 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: September 22, 1960

Melanie Klein was an Austrian-British author and psychoanalyst. A key figure in the development of object relations theory, she is best known for her work in child analysis. She began her studies by observing her own children’s behavior while they were growing up. As a woman in a field dominated by men, she was also a feminist icon. 

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Anne Treisman
(Psychologist, University teacher)

Anne Treisman
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Birthdate: February 27, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wakefield

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Brenda Milner
(Neuroscientist, Psychologist, University teacher)

Brenda Milner
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Birthdate: July 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manchester

Considered a pioneer in her field, centenarian neuropsychologist Brenda Milner is known for her immense contribution to clinical neuropsychology. Especially known for her work on memory and cognition, she has contributed immensely to the study of temporal lobe. Her papers on the frontal lobes in problem-solving and the lateralization of hemispheric function in language are also highly regarded by scholars.

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Leyla Hussein
(Psychotherapist)

Leyla Hussein
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Birthdate: July 15, 1918, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Somalia

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Ann Katharine Mitchell
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Birthdate: November 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, United Kingdom
Died: May 11, 2020