Living with Symptoms of Insomnia is Hard

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends adults get seven to eight hours of sleep each night to maintain their health and mental well-being. If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) may be right for you:

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Reliance on sleeping pills

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A number of worries about sleep

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Trouble falling back asleep

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Unrefreshed sleep

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Difficulty falling asleep

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Diminished focus and attention

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Daytime fatigue and tiredness

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Reliance on naps

Lack of sleep can affect your health, work performance, stimulus control, and quality of life. Many adults experience short-term insomnia, which can lasts for days or weeks, but some adults have long-term insomnia that lasts for a month or years.

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Causes of Insomnia

Life changes impact us beyond daily stress, often translating to problems sleeping. By identifying and treating the underlying causes of stress using CBTI, you can resolve insomnia without drugs or supplements. Here are some of the most common underlying causes of insomnia:

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Breakup or Divorce

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Stress at Work

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Death in the Family

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Additional Responsibilities

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New Baby

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Lack of routine

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Medication

Medical conditions

Changes in activity or health

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Drugs or alcohol abuse

Effects of Caffeine

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New Baby

The amount of time you sleep is just as important to your health as a healthy diet and regular physical activity. Whatever your reason for sleep loss, insomnia can affect you both mentally and physically. People with insomnia can recover drug-free in just 6 weeks with CBTI.

Diagnosis & Treatment with CBTI

Our interactive cognitive behavioral therapy program guides you through the process of changing your thoughts and cues around sleep. We teach you how to identify the internal and external factors that rob you of rest at bedtime before retraining your brain to discover its drive for sleep. Depending on your situation, the diagnosis* of insomnia and the search for its cause may include:

Take a brief, online sleep assessment

Schedule a virtual call with your sleep coach

Complete your 1 week sleep diary

Apply proven techniques to improve sleep

*Previous diagnosis from your provider not required.

Leading Industry Experts Endorse CBTI

CBTI (cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia), sometimes referred to as cognitive behavioral treatment for insomnia, is the only scientifically proven, non-drug insomnia treatment. CBTI is 70-80% more effective than sleeping pills* and reduces or eliminates sleeping pills in the vast majority of patients. Our 6-week, multi-session, online program is based on research and clinical practice. CBTI is recommended by Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic, WebMD, National Sleep Foundation and the National Institute of Health.

*J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jan; 10(Suppl 1): S94–S102. doi:10.21037/jtd.2018.01.35

Dr. Jack Edinger, Chief Clinical Officer

Doctor Edinger is a leader in the field of insomnia treatment and CBTI. As Somly’s Chief Clinical Officer, he puts into practice the information he has learned from almost 40 years in the field of sleep medicine. His methodologies for recognizing and treating the causes of insomnia are utilized by the Somly Sleep Coaches every day.

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Our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) Program

We understand that not getting enough sleep may be frustrating and embarrassing, so we make the following promises to protect your privacy,improve your sleep, your peace of mind, and ultimately your quality of life.

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Benefits of CBT for Insomnia

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) is well regarded across the sleep community for its effectiveness in treating insomnia without using medication. If you choose to go through our online program, you may see a variety of benefits.

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Improved Mood

When you get better sleep, your mood improves and you can experience less anger, depression and anxiety.

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Long Term Solution

By treating the root cause of your insomnia, through cognitive therapy, CBTI provides the tools to keep you sleeping better for longer, without the use of medications.

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Real Results

Through CBTI, your Somly coach works with your personal sleep needs and creates a sleep-wake and sleep hygiene schedule that works best for you—in and out of bed.

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Tips & Resources to Help You Sleep Better

Looking to learn more about how you can overcome your insomnia? From evidence debunking popular insomnia cures, in depth looks at cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, to uncovering Spielman’s model, you can find an array of tips to help you get the good night’s sleep you deserve. It’s all a part of the Somly blog.