Seth Robbins, MD, MPH

Dr. Robbins has longstanding interests in psychology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and medical care, as well as psychologically informed perspectives on social, environmental, and political issues.

He studied Psychology and Neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he earned his B.Sc degree with honors. He was then involved in research on psychopharmacology and on pain, and then went on to earn his medical degree (MD) and Master’s in Public Health degree (MPH) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He then completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and was a fellow in the American Psychiatric Association Public Psychiatry training program. He has been certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as a specialist in Psychiatry. He studied Jungian Analysis at the CG Jung Institute of San Francisco, and is certified analyst member of the Institute and of the International Association of Analytical Psychology.

Dr. Robbins divides his time between his private practice and his role as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical School of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he teaches residents and medical students, sees patients, and is a consultant in Psychiatry, Primary Care, Population Health, and Geriatrics.

In his private practice, Dr. Robbins sees adult patients with a wide variety of emotional and psychological concerns, as well as psychiatric disorders. He has a particular interest in issues around leadership and the health of organizations, and works with leaders in health care, social and environmental change, business, politics, religion, and the arts.

In his free time, Dr. Robbins enjoys spending time with his family, playing the cello, skiing, running, and hiking.