Understanding comprehensively the content and the cause of the child's developmental disturbances guides all treatments; treatments are designed to restore normal development. Psycho-diagnostic assessment, the formulations stemming from that assessment, and treatments together consider the complex interplay between biological, psychological, and social models of development, and includes research advances in the fields of child psychoanalysis.
The intricate psychiatric disorders of adulthood no-less originate in disturbances of emotional development. Drawing upon his knowledge of child development, Dr. Robinson-Wood seeks to understand the content and the causes of the adult's emotional disturbances, and restore emotional development. Dr. Robinson-Wood is admired by his adult patients for providing effective treatments for complex psychiatric disorders, when other approaches have failed.