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CBT for Sleep Difficulties
CBT for Sleep Difficulties

CBT for Insomnia is an evidence based set of interventions effective in the treatment of Insomnia and sleep problems. This workbook can be used either alone or with the support of your Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.

An overview of sleep
An overview of sleep

The amount of sleep required by each person varies. On average, people sleep between 7-9 hours a night, depending on a variety of things. Some people can function well with only 5-6 hours of sleep a night, whereas others may need up to 10 hours. It’s important that you find your own level.

What causes sleep problems
What causes sleep problems

All sorts of things can disrupt our sleep. Stress and strain can lead to sleep problems in the short term, but your sleep should go back to normal once the stress has resolved. If you’re continuing to have difficulty sleeping, this is usually because bad sleeping habits have developed, or worries about sleeping have started to take over.

Understanding the sleep cycle
Understanding the sleep cycle

Sleep is vital for our minds and bodies. While we sleep, our brains process memories and sort out things that have happened in the day. Sleep also gives our muscles much needed rest and helps our bodies restore, heal and grow. The harder our bodies work, the more rest they need.

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