Charles Schmittdiel, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience who was Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (CBSM) in 2012. Dr. Schmittdiel is a member of the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM), the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT), the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Schmittdiel currently practices within the Department of Behavioral Medicine at the Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation in Chattanooga, TN.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with 18 years of experience serving the Atlanta area. I operate primarily from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, and specialize in the treatment of anxiety disorders. I am certified in CBT-I, and received my training from Meg Danforth Lineberger, Ph.D., of Duke University. I offer CBT-I as a standalone service or in the context of treatment for other presenting difficulties. I welcome self-referrals and those made by primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other sleep medicine professionals.
Dr. Jamie Schumpf is a licensed psychologist, diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and an expert in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT is an evidence-based, time-limited, and skills-oriented treatment. She employs an active, collaborative, and individualistic approach to treatment with a validating and empathic stance.
Dr. Schumpf provides individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults utilizing short-term CBT and long-term Schema-focused Therapy, along with acceptance-based/mindfulness approaches. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders as well as sleep disorders. Trauma, relationship issues, problems with assertiveness, coping with medical illness, and women's health concerns are also among her areas of focus.
I am a licensed psychologist and own a thriving clinical practice treating adults and adolescents in Raleigh, North Carolina. I completed my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at The University of Tennessee and internship at the Duke University Medical Center where I trained in the behavioral sleep medicine field. Since then, I've completed both the initial and advance courses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia at Penn.
Erin Shadle is a licensed clinical social worker in Asheville, North Carolina. She has been practicing since 2007 and began her training in CBT-I in 2014. Erin launched western North Carolina's only CBT-I based practice, the Behavioral Sleep Solutions Program in May, 2018 and is accepting new clients.
Since 1993, I have developed and refined Sleep Easy®, a highly-effective, medication-free method to resolve sleep difficulties. Proven effective in a published study.
I serve nationally as a behavioral sleep consultant, working with several large medical groups serving over 300,000 patients.
With my Sleep Easy program
- Most people sleep better their first night
- The program is complete in three sessions
- A way to reduce and eliminate the need for sleep medication—without withdrawal.
I work via telephone with patients throughout the US and the world.
For more information, visit http://drshane.com
Dr. Shook is Board Certified in Clinical Health Psychology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology. She has extensive experience in behavioral sleep medicine, and continues to teach and provide consultation in the treatment of sleep disorders and provision of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Formerly, she served as a VA National Consultant for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
I have more than 30 years experience practicing cognitive behavioral therapy. My private practice is devoted to treating patients with insomnia, utilizing cognitive behavior therapy. I also treat patients with anxiety as well as chronic pain disorders. I continue to receive advanced training in CBT-I and integrate methods from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT, when appropriate. ACT is a mindfulness based approach to therapy and is especially helpful in dealing with the anxious thought components of insomnia.
Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D., DABSM, FAASM, is a Licensed Psychologist who is a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
She is active in professional organizations and legislative activities affecting psychology and sleep disorders, including two terms as president of the Broward Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association and past co-chair of the Legislative Affairs and Public Policy Board for FPA.
She has appeared on television news and in national magazines regarding sleep-related issues.
I am a clinical psychologist in private practice specializing in the treatment of adults and children with sleep disorders. I am passionate about helping my clients obtain the sleep they need for optimal functioning.
Dr. Simon works with infants, children, adolescents, and their families on behavioral management of sleep problems, including insomnia (difficulty falling and/or staying asleep), circadian rhythm sleep disorders, and obstructive sleep apnea.
I am an adult Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the holistic care of oncology patients. I have been trained in CBT-I and have successfully used it to help several patients overcome the common sleep disturbances associated with a cancer diagnosis.
Dr. Kristen Stone is a licensed clinical psychologist and behavioral sleep specialist. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She sees patients at the Center for Children and Families with Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, RI and in a group private practice called RICBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Coaching in East Providence, RI. Dr. Stone conducts research at the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk on the developmental sleep effects of substances with an overarching interest in the links between sleep and addiction. Dr. Stone was recently interviewed about nonpharmacological interventions for sleep problems by Rhode Island Public Radio: http://www.ripr.org/post/ri-sleep-therapist-helps-people-get-better-nights-sleep#stream/0
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist (CBSM). My practice focuses on treating patients with insomnia using CBT-I (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia), integrating mindfulness based approaches when appropriate.
I also see patients with more broad mental health concerns including anxiety and mood disorders. I have experience and interest in working with older adults. I am a member of the allied medical staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Director of Behavioral Health at the Rockbridge Area Health Center in Lexington, VA. I have worked with patients for the last 7 years with insomnia using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) within an integrated patient-centered medical home.
Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist and board certified in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology. He is co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Tompkins is a Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a faculty member of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, and sleep disorders in adults, adolescents, and children. He is the author or co-author of nine books, including My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (Magination Press, 2010), The Insomnia Workbook for Teens: Skills to Help You Stop Stressing and Start Sleeping Better (New Harbinger, 2018).
Dr. Christi Ulmer is a clinical health psychologist with more than 12 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. For the past 12 years, Dr. Ulmer has treated Veterans with complex sleep problems using both individual therapy and group-based interventions. Dr. Ulmer serves as a consultant on the Veterans Affairs dissemination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI); providing training to mental health providers across the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. As faculty in the Durham VA psychology training program, Dr. Ulmer trains interns and doctoral level psychologists in behavioral sleep medicine. Dr. Ulmer is an assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center and Durham VA Center of Excellence in Health Services Research. Her resesearch is focused on the adverse health consequences of untreated sleep disorders, developing strategies to increase patient access to behavioral sleep medicine, and integrating behavioral sleep medicine into primary care and specialty clinics.
Dr. Teresa Valerio has a passion for sleep health, and has been evaluating and managing patients of all ages with any sleep disorder for over 16 years. She is sees patients at the Essentia Health Virginia Minnesota Sleep Medicine Clinic and is accepting new patients. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) with sleep medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania, board certification as a Diplomate of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (DBSM), and doctoral education (DNP).
Meredith is a licensed clinical social worker with expertise in mood disorders, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and life transitions. In addition, Meredith devotes much of her practice hours to CBT-I. Meredith's 15 years of clinical experience allow her to help you find balance, design your life and restore wellness.
Meredith emphasis in solution-focused and behavioral therapies allows for change facilitated though the therapeutic process. She creates for her clients an environment that is safe, caring, calm and empowering. With her deep compassion and clarity, her counseling becomes a catalyst for positive change through self-awareness, acceptance, healing and growth.
Expertise in both coaching and more traditional therapies allows the client to benefit from an integrative techniques and applications.
Beyond her work in a private practice Meredith has worked in the school system, in youth-focused non-profits, community mental health centers and employee assistance programs.
**Please note, I am NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS**
I have extensive training and experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and am most passionate about my clinical work in the area of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. I enjoy helping individuals with insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, CPAP adherence issues, and other sleep difficulties resolve these issues, in order to live a better and more health life. My clinical work has primarily focused on adults and older adults, but I have experience working with children and adolescents struggling with sleep problems as well. While I enjoy research and have been involved in a number of exciting research studies, my current activities primarily focus on clinical treatment of sleep disorders.
I am pleased to offer the following clinical services:
- Comprehensive sleep assessment (no PSG)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
- Imagery Rehearsal Therapy for chronic nightmares
- Treatment of circadian rhythm disorders (chronotherapy, bright light therapy)
- CPAP desensitization
- CPAP adherence
Dr. Vincent is both a Clinical Psychologist with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and a Professor with the Department of Clinical Health Psychology in the College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, at the University of Manitoba.