About Dr. M David Kurland is a child psychiatrist with 50 years of experience in the field and over 15 years of extensive training, with advanced degrees from Harvard and Yale. Dr. Kurland has been the medical director of a hospital, an emergency program, and three agencies in the course of his career. Dr. Kurland is systems-oriented. He works with family as well as the child. He works with your therapist, your school, anyone who is willing to help. Dr. Kurland is outcomes-oriented (he gets results). Progress is more achievable than most people assume. It is in the nature of childhood that children advance and develop.