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Turn off the light. Turn off your phone. Turn off anxious thoughts.
Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? You aren't alone. There are so many reasons teens today have a difficult time going to sleep--including early school start times, too much late-night screen time, or just being anxious about what the future holds. You are at an important crossroads in your life, so it's natural to feel overwhelmed at times. But it's essential that you get the sleep you need. This book can help.
Written by a renowned sleep expert, Goodnight Mind for Teens offers tips based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you get your zzzs and be your best during the daytime. You'll learn how to set your own ideal sleep schedule, overcome sleep lag, cope with sleep anxiety, and manage the anxious, over-stimulating thoughts and worries that are keeping you up at night.
If you're ready to start feeling better, less cranky during the day, and more at ease at bedtime, this book has everything you need to... zzzz...
About the Author
Colleen E. Carney, PhD, is associate professor and director of the Sleep and Depression Laboratory at Ryerson University in Toronto, ON, Canada. She was a National Sleep Foundation Pickwick Fellow at Duke University Medical Center, where she was on faculty, and she founded the Comorbid Insomnia Clinic at the Duke Insomnia and Sleep Research Program. Carney is well known for her publications in the area of insomnia and its relation to other disorders, most notably, depression, anxiety, and pain. She has made numerous presentations at national research conferences, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and the Association for Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). She is president of the ABCT's Behavioral Sleep Medicine Special Interest Group for insomnia and other sleep disorders. Carney conducted research, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, on treating insomnia in people with depression; and is currently conducting research, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, on treating the sleep problems of teens and young adults to help with mental health problems.