Karen Horney

Psycholigist

Date Of Birth & Death

Born September 16, 1885


Died December 4,1952

Background

~ 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









Contribution

Contributed to...


~Humanism

~self psychology

~psychoanalysis

~feminine psychology

~encouraged self-analysis & self help