Understanding infant and child development is so important and can be so helpful in improving our parenting. We can always learn ways to enhance our relationships with our children.
There are geniuses in this field who deserve to be household names: Sigmund Freud, Sándor Ferenzi, Donald Winnicott, Heinz Kohut (psychoanalysis and psychotherapy); Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, Hermine Hug-Hellmuth (child/adolescent analysis and psychotherapy); August Aichhorn (adolescence); René Spitz, Selma Fraiberg (neglected, abused infants and children); John Bowlby, Margaret Mahler, Daniel Stern (attachment, development); Silvan Tomkins (affect theory).
Much of the mission of this website is to bring the work of these great men and women
into the spotlight and learn all we can from them. We see our job as helping transition
the work of these brilliant psychological minds into the public arena.
Within this site we have written and gathered many interesting articles and recommended readings to help answer questions for parents just like you. We address topics including: