Half of Canadians are not satisfied with their sleep


An article, released yesterday, looks at the sleep of Canadians and finds that about half of us have sleep problems. and 22% have insomnia-type complaints.  I spoke with CBC Health about these data. http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/sleep-statistics-canada-1.4297378

Half of Canadians are not satisfied with their sleep2017-09-21T13:37:30-04:00

Our article on CBT-I just released!


Our article on the CBT-I program has just been published online.  Click here to read it! The photo shows how I like to do my editing (taken last fall while working on this very paper).

Our article on CBT-I just released!2017-05-09T19:58:09-04:00

Canadian Sleep Society meeting – Here I come!


I'm excited to be on my way to Calgary for the Canadian Sleep Society conference.  Looking forward to meeting a bunch of Albertan psychologists for the workshop on Assessment and Treatment of Insomnia!  There will

Canadian Sleep Society meeting – Here I come!2017-04-26T19:36:09-04:00

Restless legs – a common sleep disorder


Yes, even though the annoying sensation of restless legs occurs while you're awake, it is considered a sleep disorder. I review the phenomenon of "restless legs syndrome" and treatments for it -- in the Globe

Restless legs – a common sleep disorder2016-03-28T14:58:52-04:00

Short days, long nights


It's normal to sleep more when the nights are dark and long. This is the time of the year (near the winter solstice) when daylight is the most limited to those of us in northern

Short days, long nights2015-12-17T14:32:01-05:00

CBT-I Workshop at Queen’s


Looking forward to presenting a full day workshop on CBT for Insomnia for psychologists and psychologists-in-training at Queen's University on Friday Dec 11.  I'm really excited!!!  Thank you to the Queen's Psychology Clinic for organizing

CBT-I Workshop at Queen’s2015-12-10T15:37:09-05:00

Dalhousie University Dept of Psychiatry


I really enjoyed visiting the Dept of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Halifax earlier this week. People are enthused about CBT-I. Also, while out walking we discovered that the beautiful new public library has copies

Dalhousie University Dept of Psychiatry2015-04-17T15:31:38-04:00

Racing thoughts keeping you awake?


One of the most common and annoying companions of insomnia: the racing mind. My suggestions and ideas for what to do about it here. Published online at the Globe and Mail this week. You'll understand

Racing thoughts keeping you awake?2015-02-08T16:45:29-05:00
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