Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)

Dr Nowakowski is Lead Clinical Psychologist at Circadia. She did her PhD from University of California School of Medicine and her postdoctoral fellowship from the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is currently an Associate Professor and Clinical Instructor in Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. This online course consists of 7 modules covering the following areas:

Section 1: Sleep 101

  1. Introduction to Sleep — now available

  2. Measurement of Sleep — now available

  3. Sleep Disorders — available 10th June 2019

Section 2: CBT-I (Available by end of June)

  1. Overview of CBT-I

  2. CBT-I Components

  3. Improving CBT-I Adherence

  4. How to identify and treat circadian rhythm disturbance

For more details please see below:

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Module 1: Introduction to Sleep

Learning Objectives

  1. Why do we sleep?

  2. What are the sleep stages?

  3. What determines when we sleep?

  4. How many hours of sleep do we need?

  5. What happens if we do not get enough sleep?


Module 2: Measurement of Sleep

Learning Objectives

  1. What is the diagnostic criteria for insomnia?

  2. How do we obtain a patient history? What questions to ask?

  3. What is a sleep diary? How do we use it in therapy?

  4. What is actigraphy and when do we use it?

  5. What is polysomnography?


Module 3: Sleep Disorders - Coming Soon - 10th June