David Simpson is joint head of the Tavistock Clinic Learning Disability Service. Following a background in paediatrics he trained in psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital. He is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Programme Director for Specialist Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Tavistock Clinic and is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Free and University College London Hospital, Medical School. He is a Member of the British Psychoanalytic Society and works in private practice as a psychoanalyst.
Lynda Miller is joint head of the Tavistock Clinic Learning Disability Service and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in the Adolescent Department of the Tavistock Clinic. She also works as Principal Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in the Child Guidance Service in Enfield. She teaches on pre-clinical and clinical training courses at the Tavistock and in Bologna, Italy, and has published papers in the UK and in Italy.