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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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

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 Minneapolis, MN
 

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

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
 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) is the the first-line treatment for sleep issues. It’s a six-week program that includes carefully tracking sleep data, implementing and revising a sleep treatment plan, and the use of techniques to reduce awakenings, daytime sleepiness, and fatigue. We also focus on strategies to reduce arousal and anxiety prior to bed (which delays your bedtime), and how to effectively monitor your sleep habits. Such a fun treatment!

— Kristen Casey, Psychologist

Do you have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or falling back to sleep once you’ve awoken in the wee hours? I can help! I am trained in CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I), which is a structured program backed by research that helps identify and replace thoughts and behaviors that cause or worsen sleep problems, combined with developing habits that promote sound sleep. Unlike sleeping pills, CBT-Insomnia helps overcome the underlying causes of sleep problems.

— Olivia Posner, Counselor in Asheville, NC
 

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

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia is effective and short-term, typically taking 6-8 sessions. Insomnia usually results from developing bad sleeping habits over a period of time for one reason or another. One bad habit is not that big of a deal, but when a lot of bad habits get thrown into the same bed for a period of time, no one gets any sleep and being tired becomes the norm! While we are working together to improve your sleep you’ll keep a daily sleep diary (very easy and quick to fill out) that I’ll review at every session. This information will help us find your stuck points throughout the treatment and allow us to see your progress.

— Melissa Leedy, Counselor in Broken Arrow, OK
 

I am certified in the treatment of insomnia with CBT-I, a cognitive-behavioral treatment for insomnia. Research shows that chronic insomnia is a learned behavior which can be unlearned, with most people finding relief in just six sessions. Using medication to treat chronic insomnia becomes ineffective over time because it does not treat the cause of chronic insomnia: thoughts and behaviors. You can eliminate medication, reduce sleepless nights, and increase your self-confidence.

— Lina Lewis-Arevalo, Licensed Professional Counselor in , NJ

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 an evidence based treatment called CBT-I. This protocol is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is shown to be very effective in treating insomnia.

— Judy Nemmers, Clinical Social Worker in , IA

Sleep difficulty is one of the most common symptoms of depression, anxiety, or overall stress. It's also one of the most troublesome -- if you're not sleeping well, it almost doesn't matter what else you do because you're probably feeling lousy for that reason alone. Most people treat insomnia with medication, which can be effective, but insomnia can also be very effectively treated via cognitive behavioral therapy (with or without medication), with better chances for long-term improvement.

— David Velleman, Clinical Psychologist

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

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