Dr. Davidson provides workshops for health professionals who want
to learn more about treating insomnia.

Current Workshop Series

Insomnia Interventions: First-Line Treatment for Insomnia in Primary Care

On-Demand Course | Registration

Topics Include:
1. Setting the Stage: Insomnia Assessment & Treatment Overview
2. CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia): Sleep Scheduling
3. CBT-I: Calming the Racing Mind
4. Sleeping Pills and How to Safely and Effectively Stop their Chronic Use
5. Case-Based Approach to Developing Abilities for Stopping Long-Term Use of Sedative-Hypnotics
6. Brief Appointments to Support CBT-I and Deprescribing of Sedative-Hypnotics
7. Running a CBT-I-Group Program
8. Applying the Strategies to your Setting

Previous Workshops

Workshop for Psychologists on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) – Canadian Sleep Society Virtual Conference.
October 28, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) for Counselling Services, Queen’s Student Wellness
For the staff of Queen’s Counselling Services. One-day workshop. Kingston, Ontario, February 20, 2018.

Interventions for Insomnia: What really works
For family physicians and other health professionals. One-day workshop for the Continuing Professional Development program at Queen’s University. Kingston, Ontario, December 1, 2017.

Assessment and Treatment of Insomnia for Psychologists
One-day workshop at Conference of the Canadian Sleep Society. Calgary, Alberta, April 28, 2017

Recent Invited Talks

Taking Care of your Sleep
Presentation and question-answer session by videoconference for the public. The Psychology Clinic at Queen’s. March 3, 2021.

Sleep in 2020
Presentation and question-answer session by videoconference for medical, interdisciplinary, administrative and support staff of Maple Family Health Team, Kingston, ON, December 17, 2020.

Sleep and Insomnia
Presentation by video conference for staff at Queen’s University, organized by Queen’s Human Resources. April 29, 2020.

Taming the Restless Pillow: Treating Insomnia in Primary Care
Grand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University. Kingston, ON, December 11, 2018.

With Dr. David Gardner: Sleep Medicine Update: What’s New in the World of Sleep Medicine
Video interview. 92nd Dalhousie Fall (Medical) Refresher Course. Halifax, NS, November 6, 2018.

Sleep! Healthy Sleep and Sleep Problems
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association staff. Invited Speaker. Toronto, ON, November 13, 2018.

I Couldn’t Get Comfortable: Arthritis and Insomnia
Arthritis Society (Northern and Eastern Ontario) meeting. Invited Speaker. Kingston, ON, October 11, 2018.

Treating Chronic Insomnia: Psychology Leads the Way
Ontario Psychological Association’s 70th Annual Conference.
Invited Speaker. Toronto, ON, November 3, 2017.