Albert Ellis

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Birthday
27, 1913
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 24, 2007 (93)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1913
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 24, 2007 (93)

About

Psychologist who came up with Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in 1955 to help those struggling to live fulfilled lives. For decades he was the president of the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute, which he founded.

Before Fame

He studied clinical psychology at Columbia University from 1942 to 1947.

Trivia

He was influenced by Sigmund Freud and based a lot of his methods on his research.

Family Life

He was born the eldest in his family and had two siblings.

Associated With

He worked with Alfred Kinsey, who was one of the founders of the field of sexology.