Milton H. Erickson

1901 - 1980

Milton H. Erickson

Milton Hyland Erickson (5 December 1901 – 25 March 1980) was an American psychiatrist and psychologist specializing in medical hypnosis and family therapy. He was founding president of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychopathological Association. He is noted for his approach to the unconscious mind as creative and solution-generating. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milton H. Erickson has received more than 520,710 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 28th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Milton H. Erickson ranks 28 out of 169Before him are Edward Thorndike, Melanie Klein, Daniel Kahneman, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Paul Ekman, and Alfred Binet. After him are Jerome Bruner, Lawrence Kohlberg, Irvin D. Yalom, Hans Eysenck, Alfred Kinsey, and Gustav Fechner.

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Among people born in 1901, Milton H. Erickson ranks 26Before him are Paul of Greece, Princess Märtha of Sweden, André Malraux, Joaquín Rodrigo, Max Euwe, and Ernest Lawrence. After him are Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Margaret Mead, Ricardo Zamora, Simon Kuznets, Jean Dubuffet, and Carl Barks. Among people deceased in 1980, Milton H. Erickson ranks 22Before him are Marshall McLuhan, Romain Gary, Tamara de Lempicka, Joe Dassin, Hans Asperger, and Vladimir Vysotsky. After him are Gianni Rodari, Peter Sellers, Alexei Kosygin, Otto Frank, Óscar Romero, and Marcelo Caetano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Milton H. Erickson ranks 380 out of 12,171Before him are Richard Chamberlain (1934), Christopher Walken (1943), Yehudi Menuhin (1916), John Coltrane (1926), Sharon Stone (1958), and Charlie Parker (1920). After him are Eminem (1972), Jerome Bruner (1915), Alvin Toffler (1928), Franklin Pierce (1804), John Dillinger (1903), and Jack Lemmon (1925).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Milton H. Erickson ranks 9Before him are William James (1842), Carl Rogers (1902), B. F. Skinner (1904), John B. Watson (1878), Edward Thorndike (1874), and Paul Ekman (1934). After him are Jerome Bruner (1915), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Gordon Allport (1897), and Howard Gardner (1943).

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