Sleepio

Sleepio CBTi for Insomnia

Peter Forster About GPS, Best Practices, Insomnia, Insomnia Treatment Leave a Comment

Sleepio is a six-session sleep improvement program, created by sleep expert Professor Colin Espie and featuring proven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. We are happy to add this treatment option to the list of state of the art therapies available at Gateway Psychiatric. Sleepio joins SHUTi, a longer program that we have found to be extremely useful for patients with insomnia and have …

Functional Brain Imaging in Depression

Peter Forster Basic Science, Best Practices, Major Depression, Psychobiology, Testing, Treatments of Depression

Is there a role for functional brain imaging in depression? Many people seeking treatment are interested in the notion that the brain imaging, particularly imaging that looks at neural activity, might be useful in guiding treatment. Up until the last couple of years the answer to this question has always been that the role is primarily restricted to research settings …

CBT for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Peter Forster Treatments of Depression

CBT May Be More Durable Treatment for SAD Than Light Therapy Six weeks of cognitive-behavioral therapy sessions tailored for seasonal affective disorder (CBT-SAD) may lead to longer-lasting effects than those seen with light therapy, according to a recent study in AJP in Advance. Light therapy is a proven approach to treat acute SAD, but previous studies show that most patients …