DR. Winnicott began his medical career in paediatrics and kept an interest in the physiological side of paediatrics while becoming more and more involved in the study of child psychology. His contributions to our understanding of human development, based on extensive clinical work with mothers, babies, and young children, are internationally known and valued.
Dr. Winnicott began his medical studies at Jesus College, Cambridge, and after a period of war service continued them at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London. Apart from his year as a resident at St. Bartholomew's, his hospital appointments were all at children's hospitals. Dr. Winnicott practiced and taught child psychiatry and psychoanalysis for over forty years and was elected President of the British Psycho-Analytical Society. He was a prolific contributor to psychoanalytic and medical journals and lectured widely on child development to many groups of professionals in this