Rollo May Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Rollo May (Rollo Reece May)

Last Updated: 13 Apr, 2023 | Views: 86

Age: 85

Profession: Doctor

Other Profession(s): Author, Psychologist

Famous For: Existential Psychologist and Author of

Higher Education: Teachers College, Columbia University (PhD, clinical psychology)

Rollo May Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Apr, 1909 (85 Years 06 Months 1 Day)
Birth Country
United States
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Died on
22 Oct, 1994
Cause of Death
Heart Failure

Rollo May Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography) 

Rollo May was an American existential psychologist and author who was influential in the field of humanistic psychology. Born in 1909, May was known for his work on the intersection of psychology and philosophy, and his exploration of the human experience. 

Rollo May Early Life and Education

Rollo May was born in Ohio. May attended Michigan State University, where he studied English and philosophy. He later earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Columbia University.

Rollo May Career in Psychology

May began his career in psychology in the 1940s, working as a clinical psychologist and teacher. He was a student of the existential philosophers, including Martin Heidegger and Jean-Paul Sartre, and he incorporated their ideas into his work as a psychologist.

May believed that people have a fundamental need for meaning and purpose in their lives, and that this need must be addressed in order to achieve mental health and wellbeing.

Rollo May Contributions to Psychology

May's work as a psychologist was groundbreaking. He was one of the founders of humanistic psychology, which emphasizes the unique qualities of the individual and the importance of personal growth and self-actualization. May also developed a new approach to psychotherapy, known as existential therapy, which focuses on the search for meaning in life and the challenges of human existence.

Rollo May Legacy

Rollo May's legacy is one of innovation and inspiration. His contributions to the field of psychology have had a profound impact on the way we understand human nature, and his emphasis on personal growth and responsibility continues to influence modern psychology and self-help literature.

Rollo May Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 180 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In Feet & Inches 5'11"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 kg
In Pounds 165 Ibs
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Rollo May Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

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Georgia May
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