Dr. Perlis is internationally known for his work in the area of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM). He is a coauthor of the first text book in this field and he is the senior author of a published CBT-I treatment manual and a larger text summarizing all BSM treatments.
Brandon Peters, M.D., is board-certified in both neurology and sleep medicine and currently practices at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.
I have been providing psychotherapy for individuals adults and couples for over 30 years. I started my private practice in 1984 after working in local social service agencies for nine years. I have had the privileged of helping hundreds of people in my career. In addition to Insomnia, my specialties include helping people overcome feelings of depression, anxiety, relationship problems, and PTSD. I am a traditional Medicare provider and enjoy helping adults of all ages. I know how hard it is to be frustrated when you want to live a satisfying and contented life and feel unable to accomplish that. It is gratifying to me to help others to find the benefits of psychotherapy. My goal is for the benefits of psychotherapy will be with you for a lifetime. I am glad to provide peer consultation for other clinicians and supervise new clinicians to achieve licensure. I have served on the Board of Directors of my professional association of over 10 years. I have served as President of this group and as a voting representative to my national professional membership association.
I have been providing CBT-I for 15 years. I am trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy. I provide CBT-I via teletherapy as well as in-person.
Dr. Plotkin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from UCLA in 2001 and was a member of the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Behavioral Research Program, under the direction of Michelle Craske, Ph.D. Presently, Dr. Plotkin is the director of David Plotkin, Ph.D. and Associates and is also a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Semel Institute and Hospital. He teaches and supervises psychiatry residents in the administration of cognitive behavioral therapy at the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Plotkin also provides CBT-I to patients in West Los Angeles and Encino, CA.
In addition to his clinical and teaching positions, Dr. Plotkin has conducted research and coauthored studies in the areas of panic disorder, social phobia, and substance abuse.
Dr. Donn Posner is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He currently works as a clinical/research psychologist at the Palo Alto VA and is working on a grant, which hopes to clarify the relative efficacy of each of the components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and for whom each piece works best.
Dr. Raciti is fellowship trained in maltreatment and specializes in treatment for abuse and trauma (child and adult). She is board certified in Clinical Psychology. She is certified in addictions and in CBT-i. For further information please visit her website at www.sonjaraciti.com
Dr. Randazzo is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience treating patients with sleep disorders using behavioral techniques. She uses several interventions simultaneously to address the multi-faceted contributors to insomnia and other sleep disorders. She received her doctorate at the University of Missouri - St. Louis and her masters at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.
Dr Melissa Ree is a clinical psychologist and has worked in the field of behavioral sleep medicine since 2002, in both research and clinical settings.
Melissa founded Sleep Matters, which is a clinic based in Perth, Western Australia. Sleep Matters is a team of health professionals who have specific training and experience in treating insomnia and difficulties such as chronic nightmares, excessive daytime tiredness, reliance on sleeping pills, and circadian rhythm disruptions.
Sleep Matters sees children, adolescents, and adults. We offer face to face appointments and also telehealth (eg. phone zoom, doxy.me sessions).
Our service offers evidence-based solutions for sleep-related problems for children and teens right through to older adults.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy-Insomnia is the recommended first line treatment in many countries including Australia, the UK, and the USA. Research has demonstrated that it is more effective than sleeping pills in the long term.
Melissa also holds an academic post at the University of Western Australia.
I am Chief Psychologist, Director of Psychology Training, and Director of the CBT Training Program at Montefiore Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I am a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and former member of the Board of Directors of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. I am Board Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and Certified as a Cognitive Therapy Trainer/Consultant by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. For more information, please see: www.simonrego.com.
I am a Clinical and Health Psychologist with over 35 years of experience working with adults with sleep problems. My office is in mid-town Toronto, but currently see patients mainly online in virtual care. I provide assessment and treatment services to adults and seniors. I have been treating clients with CBTi for chronic insomnia since 1992. In the past fifteen years, I have been working mainly with patients with chronic medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, trauma, pain, cancer, diabetes, and stroke. I supplement Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for insomnia (CBTi) with EMDR and a range of body-based approaches. I have helped clients unable to work for medical and emotional reasons to overcome these challenges and return to a productive life. I am registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
Chelsea is a Clinical Psychologist with a First Class Honours in Psychology and a PhD in Clinical Psychology, both at Flinders University. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the APS College of Clinical Psychologists and Healthy Development Adelaide.
Chelsea is passionate about working with people of all ages with sleep disorders. She has research expertise in child and adolescent sleep and a strong research interest in cognitive development. Chelsea has published several papers on sleep in childhood and adolescence and has presented her work at national and international conferences. She has extensive experience delivering sleep therapy to patients of all ages, with a focus in recent years on children and adolescents. Chelsea also has many years' experience performing clinical sleep studies for patients of all ages, and is trained in delivering CPAP therapy.
Chelsea also has experience working with clients with anxiety, depression and eating disorders. She believes that working as a team with the client is extremely important and tailors therapy to best suit the client's needs for well-being and growth. Chelsea strives to work with the client's values and strengths to provide them with the skills to manage challenges independently.
Maggie is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addictions Counselor, as well as a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. She is licensed in both Colorado and Tennessee. Maggie utilizes an eclectic theoretical approach to counseling with evidence-based modalities such as cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic therapy with an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship. While Maggie works with a wide array of issues, she specializes in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders; and has a particular passion for working with healthcare professionals (physicians, residents, nurses, and allied healthcare professionals).
I have been active in sleep medicine and sleep research for almost three decades and have published more than 350 peer-reviewed articles and given more than 600 presentations at national and international meetings. Since 2017 I am the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Sleep Research. My present work focuses mainly on different aspects of insomnia including diagnostics, epidemiology, therapeutics and neurobiology.
I am a licensed psychologist who has been in clinical practice for 7 years. I own a thriving group practice in Raleigh, NC which offers cutting-edge cognitive behavioral treatments to adult clients. My doctoral work was conducted at the University of Tennessee, and I later completed a pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center. I have specialized experience working to implement behavioral sleep medicine with general mental health and trauma treatment clinics within an outpatient setting. I received in-depth training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), Image Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) for the treatment of nightmares, and treatments for other sleep disorders through the Center for Deployment Psychology. My clinical training has also included participating in the integration of behavioral sleep medicine with primary care mental health. I enjoy helping clients experiencing insomnia develop confidence in their ability to sleep.
I am a family nurse practitioner specializing in sleep medicine since 2008. I received my MSN at University of Texas-Pan American. I completed a mini fellowship in CBT-I at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. I currently practice at the Pulmonary and Sleep Center of the Valley located in South Texas. Please check out our website at http://sleepdrs.com/about-us/our-pulmonologists/margie-rodriguez-fnp-c/
Natalie Rolle MOT OTR/L earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with an organismal concentration from Colorado State University (CSU) in 2012 where she graduated cum laude. Natalie then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) from CSU in 2014. She then began working at CSU at the Center for Community Partnerships working with student Veterans. An important part of helping Veterans have successful higher education outcomes was the Restoring Effective Sleep Tranquility (REST) program that uses cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI). Natalie was trained in CBTI from UPENN in a basic and advanced course as well as by Dr. Moorcroft. Natalie spends most of her time supporting Veterans with chronic insomnia to achieve better sleep quality resulting in improved daytime functioning and quality of life. Natalie has been published multiple times as well as given numerous presentations both locally, nationally, and internationally. Natalie began working at Northern Colorado Sleep Consultants, LLC in early 2018 which is located in Fort Collins, CO. Natalie has a special interest in helping patients with military background although enjoys working with all populations.
Dr. Rose is a Clinical Psychologist at TIRR Memorial Hospital, a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine, and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep. Her research and clinical focus has been in sleep with sub specialization in behavioral sleep disorders, dedicated almost exclusively to patients with sleep disorders and complex comorbid illnesses.
Dr. Mark Rosenblum is a Sleep Psychologist and is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2008). He is the Director of the Minnesota Sleep Institute Insomnia Program and also provides CBT-I at Northstar Sleep Center. Dr. Rosenblum has been in practice since 2007 and the main focus of his practice is treating insomnia in adults and adolescents. This includes difficulties falling asleep as well as remaining asleep. He has a special interest in insomnia and addiction. Dr. Rosenblum is accepting new patients in Edina, Woodbury, Burnsville, and Coon Rapids clinics. In his free time, Dr. Rosenblum enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and reading to his sons before bedtime.
Dr. Ross is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Texas working in private practice. She has additional credentialing through the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and is a member of the American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association, Houston Psychological Association, Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and the Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine. Her primary areas of expertise are Health Psychology and Trauma. She specializes in sleep disorders including insomnia, pain management including headaches and migraines, adjustment to chronic illness, trauma, stress management, relationship issues, and adjustment to major life events. Dr. Ross utilizes empirically supported treatments, meaning psychological treatments with strong research support for reducing psychological symptoms. Her approach is collaborative and treatments are tailored to the individualized needs of her clients. Dr. Ross is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and a consultant at Houston Methodist and Advantage Point Behavioral. For more information please visit: http://www.drlizross.com.
The foundation of Greg Roussett's practice began with an intensive psycho-dynamic training internship in 2005 at the prestigious Menninger Clinic, a top-ranked inpatient psychiatric pavilion in Houston, Texas (US News Report 2019). He became a lead in the care of clients at Menninger's exclusive 'Professionals in Crisis' department. Utilizing a multi-modal psycho-therapeutic approach, he helped athletes, pilots, physicians, tech entrepreneurs and other professionals gain new found skills to navigate the challenges in their lives.
After graduating from University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in 2010, he became a lead provider for a 6-member care team with the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and provided psychiatry and psychotherapy services with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians. During his tenure at the VA, he became nationally certified in CBT-I and adapted the intervention in group format for Veterans with the primary care integrated behavioral team. He was one of two providers that had the clinical expertise in managing insomnia through CBT-I and was the 'go to' provider for referrals.
In his last two years prior to his departure from the VA, he was selected and became the Psychiatric NP residency director in affiliation with UCSF. He transformed the curriculum for this newly developed residency program at the time and ensured imbedding CBT-I into both the didactic seminars and clinical experience for the next generation of psychiatric providers that were under his direction.
He is currently in private practice at the Rockridge Wellness Center in Oakland, CA. In addition to seeing clients in his practice, he is also an National Institute of Health (NIH) funded sleep researcher investigating health outcomes of individuals who experience sleep disturbances.
Dr. Miriam Rubin is a clinical psychologist for the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. She runs a behavioral sleep medicine program for veterans at the Worcester Lake Ave. outpatient clinic which offers a treatments for veterans with chronic insomnia, nightmares, and sleep apnea treatment adherence problems. She also provides training and supervision in BSM to VA interns and fellows, and conducts research in BSM.