Insomnia

Insomnia, defined as persistent problems falling and/or staying asleep, can be caused by many things, including mental health and medical conditions, stressful life events, bad sleep habits, specific substances, or even certain genetic factors. Whatever the cause, an inability to get the sleep you need can be incredibly hard to deal with. Insomnia can make you feel exhausted all day and it can also cause irritability, anxiety and problems with concentration or memory. The good news is that behavioral therapy for insomnia has been proven as an effective treatment for chronic sleep problems and is often recommended as the first line of defense. If you are having trouble with insomnia, reach out to one of TherapyDen’s qualified insomnia experts today.

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Psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Insomnia is the gold standard for treating insomnia. I add to it clinical hypnosis and neurofeedback to help you fall asleep quickly and stay asleep.

— Tenley Fukui, Counselor in Houston, TX

I am a specialist in the gold standard treatment for chronic insomnia: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). My approach to treating insomnia is unique as I integrate treatment for chronic stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, & other difficulties that often go hand-in-hand with difficulty sleeping all at the same time. With this approach, I can help you get back your natural, honest sleep & eliminate your dependence on sleep medications in an average of only 4 to 8 weekly sessions.

— Dr. Brian Curtis, Clinical Psychologist in Woods Cross, UT
 

Has your bed become the enemy? Is it hard to fall asleep because of all the thoughts racing through your head when you lie down? CBT-I therapy for insomnia is a highly effective and short-term treatment (5-8 sessions on average) for insomnia. It can help you sleep again even if you've struggled with insomnia for 50 years. I love this therapy because it's so quick and effective that my people can't believe their results. I can also help you put an end to nightmares in 2-3 sessions.

— Alicia Polk, Licensed Professional Counselor in Belton, MO

My goal is to help you sleep and feel better soon. Treatment for insomnia can help improve your mood, your quality of life, and your sense of well-being. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), the "gold standard" treatment for insomnia. Many of my clients begin to see significant improvements in their sleep quality within three to four sessions. Learn to sleep better from the comfort of your home anywhere in Florida!

— Dr. Kristin Edwards, Psychologist in Tampa, FL
 

I am trained in CBT-I, which is the gold standard treatment for insomnia.

— Stephanie Samudio, Therapist in Oswego, IL

The type of neurofeedback that I do focuses on the slowest waves produced by the brain. These rhythms are crucial in the sleep/wake cycle and impacting them can regulate sleep cycles, relieving insomnia.

— Jessica Weimer, Licensed Professional Counselor in Denver, CO
 

I provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) for clients who are struggling with sleep difficulties. I also provide Imagery Rehearsal Training (IRT), which is a 1-3 session intervention to assist people who experience frequent, repetitive nightmares. I received training in both of these approaches through the Minneapolis VA.

— Jen Aakre, Clinical Psychologist in Iowa City, IA

Insomnia can come with a host of mental health concerns. Depression, anxiety, panic, and other concerns can cause insomnia to happen. I have experience with supporting folks work through these mental health struggles along with working on better sleep hygiene. Sleep is so important to mental wellness, and if this suffers, symptoms tend to increase. I find this may be worked on as well as other mental health concerns to support a person functioning.

— Rebekah Balch, Clinical Social Worker in Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Croswell has extensive training and experience correcting sleep disorders through education of sleep-wake science to teach people to sleep naturally on their own without the need of sleep drugs. Dr. Croswell also treats nightmare disorder.

— Jaclyn Lewis-Croswell, Clinical Psychologist in Wesley Chapel, FL

I have training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.

— Lindsay Furlong-O'Hara, Clinical Psychologist in Burlington, VT
 

I am certified in the gold-standard for first-line treatment of chronic insomnia, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). I trained through the founder of CBT-I who developed the program at Harvard University in 1996. I have worked with clients of diverse backgrounds and various severities of insomnia with success. CBT-I is endorsed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American College of Physicians (the nation's 2nd largest physician organization).

— Nat Newton, Psychotherapist in Newport Beach, CA

Are you looking for a non-medication approach to treating your sleep issues? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i) can be a highly effective treatment to help you re-set your sleep function. Many clients experience relief and freedom from sleep aids. Call for a complimentary phone consultation to see if CBT-i is right for you.

— Jennifer Kwong, Psychologist in Markham, ONTARIO,
 

I noticed that so many of my anxious and perfectionistic clients struggle with sleep, so I got myself a certification in CBT-I (cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia). CBT-I is a medication-free, behavioral approach to improving sleep problems.

— Summer A Myers, Art Therapist

I treat insomnia disorders using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). I will help you understand your sleep problem, provide education on sleep hygiene, and work with you to problem-solve and reset your sleep patterns. In addition, I can work with you on preventative skills to help you manage stress, anxiety, and mood to prevent future flare-ups.

— Jody Kircher, Clinical Psychologist in Coeur d'Alene, ID
 

- Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) - Has also struggled with sleep issues over the years - Uses the very tactics taught to others to improve sleep health

— Rayni Collins, Therapist in Fort Mill, SC

I offer evidence based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) for clients who are struggling with sleep difficulties. When clinically appropriate, I also offer medication management for those who may be experiencing sleep disturbances related to other difficulties/factors.

— Greg Roussett, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Oakland, CA
 

CBT-I is the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia. Seventy-eighty percent who try CBT-I get significantly better sleep. Improvements can last 10+ years. It is the key to learning to sleep without sleeping pills. It works for insomnia related to depression, anxiety, cancer, pain, childbirth & menopause. Sessions are delivered online using live two-way video. Services are available for adults anywhere in Texas

— Ellen Friedman, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX