About Dr. Robbins

Seth W. Robbins, MD, MPH

Education

B.Sc., Psychology, with honors, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1984

M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1991

M.P.H. (Masters Degree, Public Health), University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1991

Residency in Psychiatry, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California, 1991-95

American Psychiatric Association, Mead-Johnson Fellow in Public Psychiatry, 1993-94

Leadership Training Seminar, Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program, University of California - San Francisco, Medical Center, 1994-1995

Diplomate (Specialty Certification), American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1996-2006.

Training and Certification as Jungian Analyst, C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, 1999-2006

Professional Experience

Research on neuroscience of opioid reward systems, McClean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research, May – August 1981 and 1982

Research on learning and memory, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Pharmacology, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, May-August 1983

Research on neuroscience of pain, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1984-1986

Founder and Organizer, Preventive and Social Medicine Study Group, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1986-88

Research on use of mental health services in underserved populations, as part of M.P.H. Thesis, 1989-1991 

Invited Speaker, Mental Health Services Research Conferences, National Institute of Mental Health, 1992 and 1994

Director, Psychiatry-Primary Care Consultation Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of California - San Francisco Medical Center, 1994-1996

Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatry Care Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of California - San Francisco Medical Center, 1995-1996

Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, University of California - San Francisco, 1995-1996

Medical Director, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, Marin, and the Peninsula, 1996-1998

Private Practice, San Francisco and Berkeley, California, 1996 - present

Membership

C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco
International Association of Analytical Psychologists