If you are suffering from insomnia, this 12 week online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia programme can help you to fall asleep faster, stay asleep for longer and wake up less frequently during the night.
You will be following the programme alongside other Yours Magazine readers and will receive support not only from the weekly group sessions and private Facebook group, but also 1-2-1 advice from your dedicated sleep therapist.
The first 6 weeks are led by sleep experts and will help you to understand the various techniques used in CBT-i, and apply them to your sleep routine. The following 6 weeks are for self-practise where you can continue to access your member account and complete daily sleep diaries to track the changes and improvements to your sleep. You will have access to the group and 1-2-1 support throughout the entire 12 weeks.
What to expect from the programme:
Weekly Video Guidance
The programme focuses on 5 key techniques for combatting insomnia and is led by International Sleep Expert and Psychologist Dr. Erla Bjornsdottir. Each week, you will receive a new video from Dr. Bjornsdottir explaining the new technique, and your dedicated therapist will be on hand to guide you along the way and tailor your programme to suit your personal sleep needs. The 5 key techniques used are:
- Stimulus Control Therapy
- Sleep Restriction Therapy
- Sleep Hygiene
- Cognitive Therapy
- Relaxation Therapy
During the first few weeks, you will also have a 1-2-1 session with your dedicated sleep therapist who will oversee your progress for the full 12 weeks. This can be done over Skype, Zoom, or Telephone.
Each week there will be a group session via Zoom where you can share your experience with other participants and ask your therapist any questions you may have. These weekly sessions are not mandatory but it is always useful to speak to other people who are completing the programme with you.
You will also be invited to join our private Facebook group where you can receive further peer-group support.
Daily Sleep Diaries
As the programme is completed online, you will be required to submit a daily sleep diary when you wake each morning. This takes just a few minutes and can be done on your mobile phone.
This CBT-i Programme will begin on 15th September 2020. Secure your place now.
TESTIMONIALS FROM OTHER YOURS READERS
I was having SO much trouble sleeping, saw the advert for SleepHubs in Yours Magazine & thought I had nothing to lose. It’s been excellent, the support and weekly meetings have been great. I’m sleeping so much better now than I have in years. If you’re like I was, 100% give it a go. You won’t be disappointed.