Training: Got a Ph.D. in child studies from Columbia University. Held positions in Psychology at Ohio State University, Rochester, University of Washington, and University of Chicago.
- Claim to fame: Founder of “Humanistic” or “Client-centered therapy”
- Accomplishments: Very active in post-WWII psychology. With massive numbers of veterans returning from war, he was instrumental in developing training programs for psychology.
- Prolific writer
- Active in world politics. Nominated for the Nobel Peace prize for his work in Belfast, South Africa, Brazil and the USSR.
Believed humans driven to crative and altruistic activities- actual self
Society developes the out of touch self