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 713,295 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Albert Ellis is the 43rd most popular psychologist (up from 52nd in 2019), the 581st most popular biography from United States (up from 770th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Psychologist.

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

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Among psychologists, Albert Ellis ranks 43 out of 182Before him are Milton H. Erickson, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, Eric Berne, Howard Gardner, and Geert Hofstede. After him are Raymond Cattell, Sabina Spielrein, Donald Winnicott, Elton Mayo, Wolfgang Köhler, and Max Wertheimer.

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Among people born in 1913, Albert Ellis ranks 25Before him are Jimmy Hoffa, Sabiha Gökçen, Makarios III, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Bảo Đại, and Lon Nol. After him are Paul Erdős, Kenzō Tange, Roger Garaudy, Luz Long, Frances Farmer, and Werner Mölders. Among people deceased in 2007, Albert Ellis ranks 16Before him are Kurt Vonnegut, Mohammed Zahir Shah, Marcel Marceau, Paul Tibbets, Sidney Sheldon, and Maurice Béjart. After him are Deborah Kerr, Ryszard Kapuściński, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Benazir Bhutto, Ève Curie, and Nils Liedholm.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albert Ellis ranks 581 out of 15,968Before him are Rod Steiger (1925), Carrie Fisher (1956), Martha Graham (1894), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), and Ruth Benedict (1887). After him are Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Les Paul (1915), George R. R. Martin (1948), John Stith Pemberton (1831), Bradley Cooper (1975), and Reese Witherspoon (1976).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Albert Ellis ranks 16Before him are Paul Ekman (1934), Gordon Allport (1897), Jerome Bruner (1915), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Milton H. Erickson (1901), and Howard Gardner (1943). After him are Leon Festinger (1919), Aaron T. Beck (1921), Philip Zimbardo (1933), Stanley Milgram (1933), Edward C. Tolman (1886), and Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913).