Dr. Christi Ulmer is a clinical health psychologist with more than 12 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. For the past 12 years, Dr. Ulmer has treated Veterans with complex sleep problems using both individual therapy and group-based interventions. Dr. Ulmer serves as a consultant on the Veterans Affairs dissemination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI); providing training to mental health providers across the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. As faculty in the Durham VA psychology training program, Dr. Ulmer trains interns and doctoral level psychologists in behavioral sleep medicine. Dr. Ulmer is an assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center and Durham VA Center of Excellence in Health Services Research. Her resesearch is focused on the adverse health consequences of untreated sleep disorders, developing strategies to increase patient access to behavioral sleep medicine, and integrating behavioral sleep medicine into primary care and specialty clinics.
Dr. Teresa Valerio has a passion for sleep health, and has been evaluating and managing patients of all ages with any sleep disorder for over 16 years. She is sees patients at the Essentia Health Virginia Minnesota Sleep Medicine Clinic and is accepting new patients. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) with sleep medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania, board certification as a Diplomate of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (DBSM), and doctoral education (DNP).
Meredith is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in mood disorders, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and life transitions. In addition, Meredith devotes much of her practice hours to CBT-I. Meredith's 15 years of clinical experience allow her to help you find balance, design your life and restore wellness.
Meredith emphasis in solution-focused and behavioral therapies allows for change facilitated though the therapeutic process. She creates for her clients an environment that is safe, caring, calm and empowering. With her deep compassion and clarity, her counseling becomes a catalyst for positive change through self-awareness, acceptance, healing and growth.
Expertise in both coaching and more traditional therapies allows the client to benefit from an integrative techniques and applications.
Beyond her work in a private practice Meredith has worked in the school system, in youth-focused non-profits, community mental health centers and employee assistance programs.
**Please note, I am NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS**
I have extensive training and experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and am most passionate about my clinical work in the area of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. I enjoy helping individuals with insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, CPAP adherence issues, and other sleep difficulties resolve these issues, in order to live a better and more health life. My clinical work has primarily focused on adults and older adults, but I have experience working with children and adolescents struggling with sleep problems as well. While I enjoy research and have been involved in a number of exciting research studies, my current activities primarily focus on clinical treatment of sleep disorders.
I am pleased to offer the following clinical services:
- Comprehensive sleep assessment (no PSG)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
- Imagery Rehearsal Therapy for chronic nightmares
- Treatment of circadian rhythm disorders (chronotherapy, bright light therapy)
- CPAP desensitization
- CPAP adherence
Dr. Vincent is both a Clinical Psychologist with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and a Professor with the Department of Clinical Health Psychology in the College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Waldron is a postdoctoral fellow with a focus in behavioral medicine. Her approach is grounded in evidence-based treatments with consideration for the patient’s unique biological, psychological, and social factors impacting physical and emotional health.
Doctor Wenokor is a board certified psychiatrist and sleep physician in Boulder, Colorado . He treats the full spectrum of psychiatric and sleep disorders.
Ellen Wermter is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia and her Masters of Science at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.
Ellen is a dedicated sleep professional certified in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia patients. In addition to her clinical work, she is a regular contributor to media about the science of sleep and healthy rest.
Dr. White completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center in 2017. She has experience treating adult and young adult patients with insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, OSA, CPAP adherence difficulties, and other psychological symptoms like depression and anxiety related to sleep. Specific treatments she offers include CBT-I (individual and group formats), CBT, CPAP desensitization, and motivational interviewing/enhancement.
Shawn Costello Whooley is a licensed psychologist in Maryland, specializing in anxiety and trauma disorders, life adjustment problems, and CBT for Insomnia for adults 18+. Female, 50s.
Professor Dr. Brenda K. Wiederhold, Ph.D., MBA, BCB, BCN is President of the Virtual Reality Medical Center (VRMC), with offices in Sorrento Valley, La Jolla and Coronado, California; Qingdao, China; and Brussels, Belgium. Professor Wiederhold is registered as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with the California Board of Psychology and the Belgian Commission des Psychologues. Her doctorate is in Clinical Health Psychology, and she is Board Certified in both Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. She is Chief Executive Officer of the Interactive Media Institute, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the application of advanced technologies for patient care; a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD; Medical Staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and Co-chair Pain and Palliative Care Committee; a Visiting Professor at the Catholic University in Milan and an Advisory Board Member for the International Child Art Foundation in Washington, DC.
I have practiced CBT in NJ for the past 25 years. I am certified in behavioral sleep medicine (CBSM). My practice is devoted exclusively to insomnia (CBTI) and circadian rhythm disorders.
Dr Sara Winter is a Clinical Psychologist with over 12 years experience working on the Southside of Brisbane with a special interest in sleep disorders and chronic disease. Sara works at Line of Symmetry Psychological Services, Springwood.
Our practice servces Central PA.
Dr. Yamasaki is an expert at treating anxiety disorders, and is happy to now effectively treat insomnia. For those presenting with sleep problems, she conducts a full initial evaluation of sleep and medical history, and then provides CBT-I as a course of treatment separate from the treatment of anxiety. She often recommends that the sleep be treated first, as this helps with stability and improvement overall. Bright light is available for loan for cases in which there is indication of a strong night owl tendency.
Previous CBT-I and behavioral sleep medicine training includes seminars with Colleen Carney, Ph.D. and Michael Perlis, Ph.D. (beginner and advanced seminars), as well as several months of shadowing Julio Mendoza, Ph.D. at Penn State Health Sleep Research anad Treatment Center in Hershey, PA.
Dr. Yamasaki owns a group practice, Ayama Psychotherapy LLC, which provides high-quality psychological services in Central PA. She is also happy to have Elana Szczesny, Ph.D., who specializes in CBT-I, as a recent addition to the practice.
I treat insomnia in the context of my general practice with adults. I also specialize in treating depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
Dr. Young is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and sleep disorders. He is certified in behavioral sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and devotes much of his practice to the treatment of insomnia. He is Clinical Assistant Professor (vol) of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science at UCLA and teaches a 6 week course in sleep disorders in the medical school.
I'm Veronica Rico Zampetti, a clinical psychologist specializing in sleep disorders. I developed training in the cognitive behavioral approach during the course of study, which is part of the psychological treatment of choice for patients with psychophysiological insomnia. I currently work in the team of Dr. Diego García Borreguero of the Sleep Research Institute of Madrid, Spain. However, the headquarters where I am currently developing my professional work is in Santiago de Chile, Chile
Dr. Laurie Zandberg is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine who specializes in the treatment of anxiety, eating disorders, and insomnia. In addition to offering individual CBT-I through her clinical practice, Dr. Zandberg provides CBT-I supervision for pre- and post-doctoral students learning the treatment in collaboration with Dr. Michael Perlis.
Dr. Zelk is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice who holds both a CBSM and DBSM certification. He has undergone Sleep Medicine training at the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Polysomnography. He has completed a residency in Sleep Disorders Medicine at the VA Hospital/OHSU in Portland, Oregon. He has also completed a mini-fellowship in Dental Sleep Medicine and mandibular advancement device fabrication and case management. He has aspirations to improve access to myofunctional treatment for children to allow for improved airway development and prevention of sleep disordered breathing. He believes behavioral sleep medicine is the cornerstone to functional medicine and improved QOL.
Dr. Eric Zhou is on faculty at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Psychologist at Boston Children's Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. His research has focused on how we can better understand and treat sleep disorders in pediatric and adult populations. This research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and multiple foundations. He sees both pediatric and adult patients for sleep disorders at locations in Boston and Waltham, MA.