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What does a sleep therapist do?
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Sleep therapy
Sleep psychologists are most often used for insomnia.
They provide restructuring programs of thoughts that are negative for sleep. They can give person ideas about what to do when these negative thoughts comes into mind.

In brief: Sleep therapy
Sleep psychologists are most often used for insomnia.
They provide restructuring programs of thoughts that are negative for sleep. They can give person ideas about what to do when these negative thoughts comes into mind.
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
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Dr. Sumeet Kumar
Neurology
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In brief: Sleep therapist
If the therapist is a physician, then that person evaluates you for any of a variety of sleep disorders.
That person can order the appropriate test and also prescribe medications. If the therapist is a phd or similar, then he/she typically uses psychotherapy such as hypnotism and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Depending on credentials they may also deal with other disorders.

In brief: Sleep therapist
If the therapist is a physician, then that person evaluates you for any of a variety of sleep disorders.
That person can order the appropriate test and also prescribe medications. If the therapist is a phd or similar, then he/she typically uses psychotherapy such as hypnotism and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Depending on credentials they may also deal with other disorders.
Dr. Sumeet Kumar
Dr. Sumeet Kumar
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