Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
Past Board President and Founding Member of ZERO TO THREE
Practicing Child and Adult Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst; Chairman, Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, George Washington University Medical School; Supervising Child Psychoanalyst, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute; Author
ZERO TO THREE Board Member Emeritus; Chairman, Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders; Co-Director, Council on Human Development; Academic Faculty, ICDL Graduate School, PhD in Infant Mental Health and Developmental Disorders; Academic Faculty, Children’s Hospital National Medical Center.
Contributions to the Field
Dr. Greenspan, a Past President of ZERO TO THREE, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on early emotional development. Author of over 50 scholarly and popular books, including The First Idea, Engaging Autism, The Child with Special Needs, The Challenging Child, Building Healthy Minds, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Great Kids, The Secure Child, The Four-Thirds Solution: Solving the Child-Care Crisis in America Today. His pioneering work on diagnosis, early intervention and treatment of mental and developmental problems among infants and young children has guided countless researchers, clinicians, and parents across the country and around the world. As Chair of ZERO TO THREE’s and ICDL’s Diagnostic Classification Task Force, Dr. Greenspan has been instrumental in promoting more effective mental health practice with the “zero to three” population.