Dr. Shelby Freedman Harris, psychologist and director of Montefiore Medical Center's Sleep Disorders Center, discusses the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy, which can rival or exceed medications in providing long-term relief from insomnia.
[READ THE ARTICLE] Overcoming insomnia without drugs
One of the books mentioned in the article is a Self-Help Workbook in paperback which uses the principles of CBT (Publisher: New Harbinger).
June 23, 2010 (New York Times): Dr. Michael Thorpy and Dr. Shelby Freedman Harris respond to a reader inquiring whether insomnia is always a result of some underlying condition like stress or pain, or whether it can exist as a standalone disorder
[READ THE ARTICLE] Does insomnia always have an underlying cause?
July 20, 2010 (From New York Times): Questions & Answers with Dr. Michael Thorpy and Shelby Freedman Harris of the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx
[READ THE ARTICLE] When good sleep habits aren't enough ...
Noteworthy articles that have appeared in the news regarding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), resilience, skills, strengths, brain science, therapy focus, mood tips, and many different mental health issues.