Certificate Course in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia ( Evidence-based Insomnia Interventions for Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain, & more by Colleen E. Carney & Meg Danforth
Today, how many times did you ask your clients about their sleep? If the answer is “none,” you may be missing a critical diagnosis…
Up to 80% of your clients may meet the criteria for clinical insomnia. And missing this diagnosis could slow or even halt your therapeutic progress with clients suffering from depression, trauma, anxiety, or chronic pain.
The good news? There’s a safe, evidence-based approach that you can easily apply to your clinical practice: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).
Be part of the solution! Now you can advance your practice with specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia through this breakthrough online course.
Join two of today’s leading sleep specialists and treatment innovators, Colleen E. Carney, PhD, and Meg Danforth, PhD, for step-by-step instruction on applying CBT-I in a clear, systematic session-by-session approach that is proven to effectively treat insomnia — long after treatment has ended.
You’ll finish this comprehensive training armed with tools you can easily integrate and immediately apply into your next clinical session.
- Help clients who have taken sleep medication for years
- Be as effective as pharmacotherapy in the short term, and more effective in the long term
- Effectively treat the root causes of insomnia, not just the symptoms as medication does
- Enhance your client’s sleep efficiency & daytime functioning.
- Address the three major causes of chronic insomnia.
- Decrease sleep related anxiety.
- Target perpetuating factors in clients with comorbid insomnia.
- Discontinue or decrease use of sleep medication.
- …and so much more sleep related anxiety.
- Learn key components for sleep assessment in non-sleep specialty setting
- Identify behaviors that interfere with the build-up of deep sleep drive
- Explore fatigue management strategies
- Understand the models of delivery: 4-session individual format, 7-session group format, and single session CBT-I
- Teach clients to calculate their optimal time-in-bed prescription
- Understand the challenges associated with implementation in those with comorbidities
- Get strategies for getting out of bed in the morning
- Learn tools for resting in a way that is pro-sleep
- Explore the evidence for and against sleep medications
- Learn to use a Case Formulation Worksheet to guide assessment and treatment decisions
- Explore the risks associated with sleep apnea and communicate the importance of apnea treatment with clients
- Learn how to treat mask-related claustrophobia associated with sleep apnea treatment
- Understand how to integrate CBT-I with treatment for nightmares
Financial: Colleen Carney is a professor at Ryerson University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Nonfinancial: Colleen Carney is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association; and the Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).
Financial: Margaret Marion Danforth is a clinical associate at Duke University Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Nonfinancial: Margaret Marion Danforth is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.