About D.W. Winnicott
Donald Woods Winnicott (1896–1971) was one of Britain's foremost pediatricians and psychoanalysts. He studied at the Leys School and at Jesus College, both in Cambridge, before training as a physician at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London. He worked at Queen's Hospital and Paddington Green Children's Hospital and in private practice with adults and children from the 1930s until his death. During the Second World War, he made BBC broadcasts to parents and worked with his second wife, Clare, in the Oxfordshire Evacuation Scheme. After the war, they contributed to the government planning of Children's Services.