Albert Ellis

1913 - 2007

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Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist and psychotherapist who founded rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT). He held MA and PhD degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University, and was certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He also founded, and was the President of, the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Ellis has received more than 773,704 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Albert Ellis is the 40th most popular psychologist (up from 43rd in 2019), the 538th most popular biography from United States (up from 581st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Psychologist.

Albert Ellis was most famous for his Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.

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Among psychologists, Albert Ellis ranks 40 out of 183Before him are Milton H. Erickson, Gordon Allport, Hans Eysenck, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, and Eric Berne. After him are Aaron T. Beck, Donald Winnicott, Alfred Kinsey, Elton Mayo, Princess Marie Bonaparte, and Philip Zimbardo.

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Among people born in 1913, Albert Ellis ranks 23Before him are Gustáv Husák, Benjamin Britten, Sabiha Gökçen, Makarios III, Lon Nol, and Paul Erdős. After him are Bảo Đại, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Kenzō Tange, Roger Garaudy, Jimmy Hoffa, and Werner Mölders. Among people deceased in 2007, Albert Ellis ranks 15Before him are Carlo Ponti, Mstislav Rostropovich, Ève Curie, Paul Tibbets, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Kurt Vonnegut. After him are Sidney Sheldon, Maurice Béjart, Benazir Bhutto, Deborah Kerr, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and Ryszard Kapuściński.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albert Ellis ranks 538 out of 18,182Before him are Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Duke Ellington (1899), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Steven Tyler (1948), and Matt Damon (1970). After him are Aaron T. Beck (1921), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), John Howard Northrop (1891), T. S. Eliot (1888), and James E. Webb (1906).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Albert Ellis ranks 15Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Jerome Bruner (1915), Paul Ekman (1934), Howard Gardner (1943), Milton H. Erickson (1901), and Gordon Allport (1897). After him are Aaron T. Beck (1921), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Philip Zimbardo (1933), Stanley Milgram (1933), Martin Seligman (1942), and Leon Festinger (1919).