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Insomnia can be debilitating, but there is effective treatment available.
Many people routinely have negative thoughts about their sleep and ask themselves questions, such as:
When going to bed regularly has become a source of anxiety in and of itself, please know that it is not necessary to suffer. There are a variety of treatments and changes in lifestyle behaviors that can be effective for managing disrupted sleep. Some have been found to have long-term positive effects, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i). CBT-i is how Dr. Amsellem treats insomnia and she is among few local providers to so. It is considered to be the "gold standard" in treating insomnia by targeting patterns, behaviors, and thoughts. It is something that can be accomplished both in office visits and by implementing behavioral changes at home. If insomnia has become part of your life and you would like to do something about it, you may be a candidate for CBT-i. Contact Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. to learn more.
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