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George Kelly (1307)

Clinical psychology, feneral psychology, personality and social psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology, psychotherapy
1905, Perth, Kansas, USA
1967, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Short Biography
George Kelly (born George Alexander Kelly; April 28, 1905 – March 6, 1967) was an American psychologist, therapist, educator and personality theorist. He is considered the father of cognitive clinical psychology and best known for his theory of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA Park College, Kansas, 1926
  • MA University of Kansas, 1928
  • BEd University of Edinburgh, 1930
  • PhD University of Iowa, 1931
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology, State University of Ohio, 1946-65
  • President, APA Divisions 12 and 13
  • Distinguished Professorship, Brandeis University, Boston, 1965
Principal Publications
  • 1955 The Psychology of Personal Constructs, vols 1 and 2. Norton.
  • 1958 The theory and technique of assessment. Annual Review of Psychology, 9, 323-52.
  • 1961 Suicide: The personal construct point of view. In N. L. Farberow and E. S. Schneidman (eds), The Cry for Help. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1962 Europe's matrix of decision. In M. R. Jones (ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, University of Nebraska Press.
  • 1963 Nonparametric factor analysis of personality theories. Journal of Individual Psychology, 19, 115-47.
  • 1964 The language of hypothesis: Man's psychological instrument. Journal of Individual Psychology, 20, 137-52.
  • 1965 The strategy of psychological research. Bulletin of the BPS, 18, 1-15.
  • 1969 Clinical Psychology and Personality: Selected Papers of George Kelly, ed. B. A. Maher (published posthumously). Wiley.
  • 1970 A brief introduction to personal construct theory. In D. Bannister (ed.), Perspectives in Personal Construct Theory (published posthumously). Academic Press.
  • 1970 Behavior is an experiment. In D. Bannister (ed.), Perspectives in Personal Construct Theory (published posthumously). Academic Press.
  • 1977 The psychology of the unknown. In D. Bannister (ed.), New Perspectives in Personal Construct Theory (published posthumously). Academic Pre~s.