I’ll be at the special OPA conference soon and will be sharing some things I’ve learned about treating insomnia. For attendees who may want the list of resources from my presentation, here they are. resources CBT-I
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
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). Luxury!
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 be lot of other scientific…
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 and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/finding-relief-from-restless-legs-syndrome/article29364667/
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 parts of the world. The…
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 this.
I’m in Toronto and looking forward to speaking about treating insomnia at the Summit on Innovation in Psychology. Was lucky to get tickets to the Blue Jays game yesterday! All this excitement could make it hard to sleep.
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 of Sink into Sleep! Nice…
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 why the squirrel is here.