Tavistock Relationships has used a variety of approaches to researching couple relationships and has developed and researched cutting edge interventions that address the needs of distressed family relationships across the life cycle. Tavistock Relationships has also collaborated with Anna Freud Centre and Clinical Psychology doctorate programmes for different research projects, and is interested in working with research partners to develop and research new interventions and services that address unmet needs in families.
David joined Tavistock Relationships in 1996 with a background in adult mental health social work and training. A Jungian analyst and consultant couple psychoanalytic psychotherapist, he has been involved in all aspects of Tavistock Relationships work over the years including being part of the senior management team. He is currently leading the Centre's research and publication functions.
Xinmiao has a PhD in Social Psychology. She has a research interest and has been conducting research in personal relationships. Her responsibilities in Tavistock Relationships involve conducting and developing research for the clinical service and various projects, as well as managing research interns.