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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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

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

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

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

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 have obstructive sleep apnea and have experienced chronic insomnia firsthand. I know what an extraordinary challenge the difficulty or inability to sleep can be. I DO NOT provide sleep studies nor any physical/medical examinations for sleep. I DO provide interventions such as mindfulness, meditation, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) to help relax the nervous system and change one's own thinking about sleep.

— Kenny Chubinsky, Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL

With hypnotherapy I assist my clients with improving sleep quality. The focus is on regaining natural sleep patterns, experience deeper and more regenerative sleep, and awaken refreshed. During a session we identify the triggers around sleep interference. We identify the root cause and work on a subconscious level to reprogram the mind to relax more. Clients will learn self hypnosis techniques and are given personalized recordings to use on their own to assist them to sleep.

— Jacalyn Mulligan, Counselor in Auburn, MA

I use evidenced based strategies to assist you in changing behaviors and habits to improve sleep quality and quantity.

— Christine Treski, Psychotherapist

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

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

I am trained in CBT-I which is an evidence-based treatment for Insomnia. We will discuss, sleep hygiene, sleeping patterns, sleep restriction, eating habits, and physical activity. I have had success treating insomnia and success rates that have sustained over time!

— Ashlee Trent, Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i)

— Kimberly Jones, Psychologist in Colorado Springs, CO

CBT-I is a short-term treatment for insomnia. There is strong empirical evidence of its effectiveness in treating insomnia and it has superior short and long-term improvements in chronic insomnia compared to sleep medications. Treatment involves changing behavioral routines which maintain poor sleep and learning new healthy habits to overcome barriers to getting restful sleep.

— Michelle Pitts, Psychologist in San Diego, CA

Do you or your child suffer from sleepless nights, sleeping too much during the day, nightmares, night terrors, or other sleep related disorders? These problems can stem from pre-existing mental health issues, or contribute to feelings of depression and anxiety. Dr. Nadel specializes in the treatment of sleep disorders for both adults and children. Treatment for sleep disorders entails a detailed evaluation and tailored interventions to address your specific sleep related problem.

— Karen Nadel, Clinical Psychologist in Closter, NJ

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