You can treat your insomnia, even if you can’t pinpoint the cause, with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).
The only approach that has tangibly improved my sleep quality in the long run it is simple, long-lasting and sustainable.
I've spent a lot of money trying different things for my sleep. Dawn's CBT-I program was the only thing that made a difference.
I have been falling asleep within 10-15 mins. Dawn has been a huge improvement to my life and I’m really glad I gave it a try.
Online cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) makes sleep therapy more convenient, accessible, and affordable, so it is easy to get started and take the first steps toward consistent, restful sleep right away.
With secondary insomnia, an underlying health condition or psychiatric disorder impacts sleep and explains your symptoms. Treatment of secondary insomnia involves addressing the condition/s disrupting sleep, which may require consultation with a physician in combination with sleep therapy.
The cause of primary insomnia is less clear. Primary insomnia is when your sleeplessness is not attributed to an underlying health condition or psychiatric disorder. Not having a clear reason for restless nights can be frustrating, but the good news is that primary insomnia can be treated.
Primary insomnia involves having difficulty falling asleep in a reasonable amount of time (i.e., more than 15-20 minutes), staying asleep during the night, waking earlier than you want to, and/, or having non-restorative sleep. The lack of sleep often leads to daytime symptoms, including1:
Primary Insomnia Treatment
CBT-I is the first-line treatment for insomnia recommended by the American Academy for Sleep Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the European Sleep Research Society.
There are several reasons physicians recommend CBT-I as the go-to treatment for insomnia.
Dawn Health’s CBT-I online program is grounded in the same evidence-based practices used during in-person CBT-I and is equally effective.
Complete our 5 minute questionnaire to see if you are a fit for our sleep program.
Download the Dawn app, get introduced to your sleep coach, and work 1:1 with them.
Identify harmful sleep efforts and get recommended behavioral changes from your coach.
Our coaches are available at any time to answer any questions and change your program regimen.
Dr. Colleen Ehrnstrom is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialty practice in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Areas of expertise include insomnia and other sleep disorders, anxiety, and depression.
Dr Ehrnstrom is the co-author of the book End the Insomnia Struggle: A Step by Step Guide to Help you Get to Sleep and Stay Asleep which offers a comprehensive, personalized sleep program that integrates the physiology of sleep, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).