Dr. Ahmed is a clinical Health Psychologist who completed her doctoral training in 2017. She further completed a SBSM accredited postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Sleep Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center in 2017-2018. Dr. Ahmed is currently employed at University Hospitals in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine as a behavioral sleep medicine provider. She has experience treating adult patients with chronic medical conditions including insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, OSA, and psychological symptoms (e.g., depression and anxiety) related to sleep. Specific treatments offered include individual and group-based CBT-I treatment for insomnia, systematic desensitization for PAP adherence, image rehearsal therapy for nightmare disorders, and behavioral techniques for Circadian Rhythm Disorder and management of Narcolepsy.
Dr. Candice Alfano is Professor of Psychology, a licensed psychologist, clinical researcher, and Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Center of Houston (SACH) at the University of Houston. Dr. Alfano's research focuses on better understanding the role of sleep in the development and regulation of emotion, including emotional disorders. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Alfano has published more than 70 scientific papers, chapters, and books, including the co-edited the book, Comprehensive Evidence-based Interventions for Children and Adolescents (2014; John Wiley & Sons). Dr. Alfano is available for professional consultation, workshops, and lectures on a range of topics related to sleep.
I am a licensed clinical social worker specializing in treating anxiety and facilitating coping with cancer-related concerns. In my practice, I found that sleep disturbance was common among my clients and I was trained in CBT-I. I offer CBT-I to treat insomnia in the context of mental health concerns and in cases where insomnia is the primary concern.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in health psychology. Additionally, I help individuals going through change or other challenges and also specialize in anxiety management. I am licensed in NY and CT and see patients in my offices (Fairfield County, CT, and Westchester County, NY). I also offer telehealth options for individuals who live in either CT or NY.
I received my BA in psychology from Carleton College. I completed a PhD in counseling psychology at the University of Minnesota, in its top-ranked, American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited doctoral program. During my capstone clinical training year, I completed an internship at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Albuquerque, NM. I then completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Brain Sciences Center at the Minneapolis Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in clinical health psychology. I completed my Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Ohio University, internship at the Phoenix VA, and post-doctoral fellowship in clinical health psychology at Tripler Army Medical Center. I am now a staff psychologist at the Phoenix VA and a national training consultant through the VA CBT-I Training Program. I also offer CBT-I in my part-time private practice at Phoenix Health Psychology, PLLC.