Online Course » Searching for a Good Night's Sleep

Course Description:
Many adults complain of poor sleep yet engage in behaviors that are counterproductive to sleep. This article reviews recent research on the treatment of insomnia and discusses application of mental health counseling strategies for treatment. Case studies illustrate the application of current research within counselor areas of expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy and behavioral counseling.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
  • Explore the origins of sleep difficulties with clients;
  • Provide psychoeducational interventions and cognitive-behavioral strategies that improve sleep.
Author Bio:
Dolores (Lori) T. Puterbaugh, PhD, MS, is a licensed mental health counselor and a licensed marriage and family therapist. In addition to her private practice in individual, couples, and family therapy, she is a speaker, adjunct instructor, and writer.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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