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Boris Dubrovsky Ph.D., CBSM
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia is the most recommended treatment, but it may not be right for everyone. What are some things to consider when making a choice?
How you think about causes of your insomnia informs your ideas about treatment. Making sense of a multitude of possible causes is instrumental to long-term improvement.
Do you think of chronic insomnia as “sleep deprivation”? Equating the two may become an obstacle in the course of insomnia therapy.
Boris Dubrovsky, Ph.D., is Board-Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and is an associate director at NY-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and also provides CBT-I at Park Avenue Sleep and Wellness Center.