Dr. Danforth is a licensed psychologist and certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist with 15 years of experience delivering evidence-based treatments for insomnia and other sleep disorders. She holds a Ph.D. in psychological sciences from Purdue University and completed her predoctoral psychology internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Durham NC VA Medical Center. She currently directs the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at Duke University Medical Center, where she has a full-time behavioral sleep medicine practice and supervises residents, post-docs, interns, and practicum students. She is also a speaker for PESI, teaching other behavioral healthcare providers how to identify and treat insomnia in their clients.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and have been practicing solely in behavioral sleep medicine for the past 2.5 years at Idaho Pulmonary Associates in Boise, Idaho. I completed specialized training in the treatment of sleep disorders, insomnia in particular, during a year long internship at the University of California, San Diego, under the supervision of Dr. Sean Drummond. Since that time, I have provided CBT-I in both group and individual settings. I love providing CBT-I as this treatment modality allows me to help patients make huge improvements in the quality of their sleep (and lives!) in very little time. I also routinely help patients taper off hypnotic medications and use principles of CBT-I and CBT in general to help patients accomplish their goals of sleeping as naturally as possible.
Dr. Michelle Drerup is director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Cleveland Clinic's Sleep Disorders Center. Dr. Drerup has been in practice since 2007 and certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by AASM (2008).