Karen Horney


Date Of Birth & Death

Born September 16, 1885

Died December 4,1952


~ Before married her last name was Danielson

~College- Humboldt University of Berlin, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, and the univeristy of Gottingen.

~Studied the male bias in frueds psychoanalytic theory and proposes a social-cultural approach

~Met her husband,Oskar Horney, in medical school; Had three daughters

~Believed that people should act as their own therapists


Contributed to...


~self psychology


~feminine psychology

~encouraged self-analysis & self help