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Group Therapy for Insomnia

Group Therapy for InsomniaInsomnia is the most prevalent sleep disorder. Chronic insomnia can cause serious impairment and has been associated with depression, suicide, and hypertension among other health issues. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia has been endorsed by the National Institutes of Health and American Academy of Sleep Medicine as the first-line method for treating insomnia. Seventy-five percent of insomnia patients who undergo CBT experience significantly improved sleep. St. Mary’s CCS Counseling now offers a therapy group for individuals with problems falling asleep or waking during the night and for individuals who wish to reduce or eliminate sleep medications.

The next seven-week program begins on February 13, 2019.

Participants Will Receive:

  • Seven (7) weekly 90-minute group sessions
  • A copy of the book Say Goodnight to Insomnia
  • Copies of 3 guided relaxation exercises

Participants Will Learn:

  • How to change your sleep thoughts and behaviors
  • Lifestyle habits that improve sleep
  • Relaxation techniques

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • Call Megan Morrissette at CCS Counseling, 207.777.8744
St. Mary's Health System • 93 Campus Avenue • Lewiston, ME 04240