Women Psychologists

Throughout history, there have been many women psychologists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female psychologists such as Anna Freud, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Carol Dweck, Luce Irigaray, Pamela Stephenson.The women psychologists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Christine Blasey Ford

Christine Blasey Ford
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: November 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 2 N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 3 Laura Schlessinger

Laura Schlessinger
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Famous As: Radio personality, Writer, Social worker, Psychologist, Children's writer, Journalist
Birthdate: January 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 4 France Nuyen

France Nuyen
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Famous As: Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French

 5 Carol S. Dweck

Carol S. Dweck
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Famous As: Physiologists
Birthdate: October 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 6 Olga Tokarczuk

Olga Tokarczuk
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Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Psychologist
Birthdate: January 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Polish

 7 Anna Freud

Anna Freud
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Famous As: Founder of psychoanalytic child psychology
Birthdate: December 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Austrian
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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 8 Sara Netanyahu

Sara Netanyahu
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: November 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Israeli

 9 Amy Cuddy

Amy Cuddy
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 10 Elizabeth Loftus

Elizabeth Loftus
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Famous As: Psychologist, Statistician, University teacher
Birthdate: October 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 11 Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein
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Famous As: Psychanalyst
Birthdate: March 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Austrian, British
Died: September 22, 1960

 12 Luce Irigaray

Luce Irigaray
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Famous As: Philosopher, Linguist, University teacher, Psychologist, Feminist
Birthdate: May 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Belgian, French

 13 Lillian Moller Gilbreth

Lillian Moller Gilbreth
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Famous As: Mother of Modern Management
Birthdate: May 24, 1878
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: January 2, 1972

 14 Mary Ainsworth

Mary Ainsworth
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: March 21, 1999

 15 Carol Gilligan

Carol Gilligan
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Famous As: Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer, Sociologist, Feminist
Birthdate: November 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 16 Marsha M. Linehan

Marsha M. Linehan
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Writer
Birthdate: May 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 17 Cindy O Callaghan

Cindy O Callaghan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Irish

 18 Emma Jung

Emma Jung
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: March 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss
Died: November 27, 1955

 19 Tara Brach

Tara Brach
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: May 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 20 Toni Wolff

Toni Wolff
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swiss
Died: March 21, 1953

 21 Selma Ergeç

Selma Ergeç
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Famous As: Actor, Psychologist, Model
Birthdate: November 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German, Turkish

 22 Anne Treisman

Anne Treisman
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: February 27, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British, American

 23 Mary Whiton Calkins

Mary Whiton Calkins
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: March 30, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: February 26, 1930

 24 Birgit Prinz

Birgit Prinz
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Famous As: Association football player, Psychologist
Birthdate: October 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German

 25 Barbara De Angelis

Barbara De Angelis
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Famous As: Psychologist, Writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 26 Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik
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Famous As: Psychologist, Author, University teacher, Writer
Birthdate: June 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 27 May-Britt Moser

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Famous As: Professor, Neuroscientist, Psychologist, Physician
Birthdate: January 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Norwegian

 28 Brenda Milner

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Famous As: Neuroscientist, Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: July 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian, British

 29 Margaret Floy Washburn

Margaret Floy Washburn
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: July 25, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: October 29, 1939

 30 James Tiptree Jr.

James Tiptree Jr.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: May 19, 1987

 31 Marie-Louise von Franz

Marie-Louise von Franz
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Famous As: Psychologist, Scientist, Writer
Birthdate: January 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swiss
Died: February 17, 1998

 32 Mary Cover Jones

Mary Cover Jones
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Famous As: psychologist
Birthdate: September 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: July 22, 1987

 33 Bluma Zeigarnik

Bluma Zeigarnik
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Famous As: Psychologist, Psychiatrist
Birthdate: November 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 24, 1988

 34 Sandra Bem

Sandra Bem
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: June 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 20, 2014

 35 Nancy Chodorow

Nancy Chodorow
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Famous As: Psychologist, Writer, Sociologist
Birthdate: January 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 36 Ellen Langer

Ellen Langer
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: March 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 37 Anna Jean Ayres

Anna Jean Ayres
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Famous As: Occupational Therapist
Birthdate: January 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 16, 1988

 38 Joan Erikson

Joan Erikson
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Famous As: American psychologist
Birthdate: June 27, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian
Died: August 3, 1997

 39 Eleanor J. Gibson

Eleanor J. Gibson
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: December 7, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 30, 2002

 40 Helene Deutsch

Helene Deutsch
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Famous As: Psychologist, Psychiatrist
Birthdate: October 9, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Polish, American
Died: March 29, 1982

 41 Ann Katharine Mitchell

Ann Katharine Mitchell
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: November 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: May 11, 2020

 42 Sabina Brennan

Sabina Brennan
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Famous As: Actresses
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Irish

 43 Judith Wallerstein

Judith Wallerstein
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: December 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 18, 2012

 44 Elisabeth Irwin

Elisabeth Irwin
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Famous As: Educator
Birthdate: August 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: October 16, 1942

 45 Eleanor Clarke Slagle

Eleanor Clarke Slagle
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Famous As: Social worker
Birthdate: October 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: September 18, 1942

 46 Louise Bates Ames

Louise Bates Ames
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: October 29, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: October 31, 1996

 47 Byllye Avery

Byllye Avery
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Famous As: Healthcare Leader
Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 48 Margaret Morse Nice

Margaret Morse Nice
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Famous As: Ornithologist
Birthdate: December 6, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: June 26, 1974

 49 E. Mavis Hetherington

E. Mavis Hetherington
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Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: November 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian

 50 June Downey

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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: July 13, 1875
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: October 11, 1932