There is often a conditioned response or habitual element to sleeplessness. Associations are powerful, and so is expectation. So how can we start to diminish the arousal our insomniac clients might experience when going to and being in bed?
Articles on: Insomnia and Sleep
Sleep restriction therapy entails forcing oneself to sleep only during a fixed designated time, and remaining awake at all other times. In this way, sleep is trained.
It could be your client’s body, not their mind, that’s keeping them awake. Here’s a checklist of nine physical factors to look out for when treating insomnia.