(1918 - 1981)
Born in Detroit, Fraiberg
studied social work at Wayne State University.
She met success in three careers: as a psychoanalyst
specializing in treatment of children, she
wrote the classic The Magic Years (1959);
her work with blindness in infants led to
her Insights From the Blind (1977);
in her work with maternal bonding with infants,
she began the Child Development Project at
the University of Michigan, which served troubled
families and trained clinicians.
Sources: Jewish Women's