The Insomnia Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need by Charles Morin, Stephanie Silberman |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Insomnia Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need

The Insomnia Workbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need

by Stephanie Silberman
     
 

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Forget expensive mattresses, fancy foam pillows, and white noise machines. There's no better treatment for insomnia than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Research has shown that CBT works even better than powerful sleep medications, and with this workbook, it's easier than ever to put these strategies to work to help you ward off insomnia and finally get to

Overview

Forget expensive mattresses, fancy foam pillows, and white noise machines. There's no better treatment for insomnia than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Research has shown that CBT works even better than powerful sleep medications, and with this workbook, it's easier than ever to put these strategies to work to help you ward off insomnia and finally get to sleep.

The Insomnia Workbook is designed to simulate the experience of seeing a professional CBT sleep specialist. First, you'll assess your sleep habits with questionnaires and evaluate how your sleep problem affects your life; then you'll learn a variety of proven techniques sleep specialists recommend to their clients. This book includes all of the tools you need to better understand your insomnia and create an effective plan for getting the sleep you need.

With this complete program, you'll:•Stop the racing thoughts that keep you awake at night•Train yourself to sleep using stimulus control, sleep restriction, and deep relaxation skills •Identify foods and lifestyle factors that may be making things worse•Keep a personal sleep log to track your progress

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608825790
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
552,928
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Stephanie A. Silberman, PhD, DABSM, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of sleep disorders, depression, and anxiety. She is a consultant for many sleep laboratories and maintains a private practice in the Fort Lauderdale, FL, area.


Foreword writer Charles M. Morin, PhD, is professor of psychology and director of the Sleep Research Center at the Université Laval in Quebec City. He holds a Canada Research Chair on Sleep Disorders and is past president of the Canadian Sleep Society. Morin is associate editor for the journals Sleep and Behavioral Sleep Medicine. He has published four books and more than 150 articles and chapters.

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