Honest Sleep with Brian Curtis, PhD, DBSM

Brian Curtis, PhD, DBSM

Join clinical psychologist and board-certified specialist in behavioral sleep medicine Brian Curtis as he explores the assessment and non-pharmacological treatment of sleep disorders with leading sleep clinicians and sleep scientists. Episodes will emphasize the assessment and treatment of insomnia, nightmares, sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disorders, and more. If you have a question you want answered on the podcast, click the “Start recording” button at https://www.honestsleep.com/podcast. read less
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#3 – Spencer Dawson, PhD, DBSM – Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia
27-04-2023
#3 – Spencer Dawson, PhD, DBSM – Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia
In this episode, Brian Curtis, Ph.D. speaks with Spencer Dawson, Ph.D., DBSM. Spencer is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, a board-certified specialist in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and an Assistant Clinical Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. Brian and Spencer chat about what the field of Behavioral Sleep Medicine is all about, Spencer’s journey to becoming a specialist in the assessment and treatment of sleep disorders, behavioral perspectives on how to use sleep medications effectively and how to gradually stop taking them if that's a treatment goal, the principles and clinical practice of the gold standard treatment for chronic insomnia in adults: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and what it’s like to engage in that treatment, interventions for the clinical condition of paradoxical insomnia (also known as “sleep discrepancy” or “sleep state misperception”), how Daylight Saving Time impacts public health and public safety, and other topics. Resources discussed: The Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine: https://www.behavioralsleep.org/ Book: Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep by Dr.’s Rachel Manber and Coleen Carney. Book: The One Week Insomnia Cure by Dr. Jason Ellis. Free CBT-I Training: https://cbtiweb.org/ You can learn more about Spencer and his work by visiting the following: The Sleep Health Center: https://www.sleephealthlou.com/ The Indiana University Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training Clinic Spencer’s Twitter: @SleepScientist.   If you have a question you would like answered on the Honest Sleep podcast, you can record a voice message by visiting www.honestsleep.com/podcast and clicking on the “Start recording” button. Honest Sleep Podcast: https://www.honestsleep.com/podcast Twitter: @HonestSleepLLC
#2 - Jordan Kugler, PhD - Borderline Personality Disorder, Insomnia, Nightmares, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
27-04-2023
#2 - Jordan Kugler, PhD - Borderline Personality Disorder, Insomnia, Nightmares, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
In this episode, Brian Curtis, Ph.D. speaks with Jordan Kugler, Ph.D. Jordan is a licensed clinical psychologist and a specialist in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with primary interests in suicidal behavior and clinical outcomes for DBT and trauma-focused treatments. This conversation came about from a question received from one of our listeners named Katie, which is all about the relationship between Borderline Personality Disorder, insomnia, and nightmares. As Brian and Jordan go about answering Katie’s question, they talk about Jordan’s background, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Borderline Personality Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and how to go about assessing and treating ongoing sleep disruption along the way. ·     You can learn more about Jordan by visiting the website for the Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment, at www.ucebt.com, you can find some videos of Jordan’s clinical presentations by going to YouTube and searching the terms Utah Center for Evidence Based Treatment and Jordan Kugler, or you can get in touch with Jordan directly by email: Jordan.kugler@ucebt.com If you have a question you would like answered on the Honest Sleep podcast, you can record a voice message by visiting www.honestsleep.com/podcast and clicking on the “Start recording” button. Honest Sleep Podcast: https://www.honestsleep.com/podcast Twitter: @HonestSleepLLC