Founder of Self Psychology

Heinz Kohut (1913-1981)

This is Kohut's bio. For related theories see Self Psychology.

Analyzed by August Aichhorn


  • Kohut H. (1979). The two analyses of Mr. Z. The International journal of psycho-analysis, 60(1), 3–27.

    Self analysis under pseudonym of "Mr Z"

  • Strozier, C. (2020). Heinz Kohut: The Making of a Psychoanalyst. United States: Other Press.

  • Siegel, A. M. (2008). Heinz Kohut and the Psychology of the Self. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.

Heinz Kohut