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Continuing Professional Development Certificates
PsychOz Publications, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 6.75 hours CPD.
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D., is clinical assistant professor of medicine and the sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona's Center for Integrative Medicine, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. He is a leader in the development of integrative medicine approaches to sleep and dream disorders, integrating conventional sleep science with depth psychological and spiritual perspectives. Dr. Naiman is the author of a number of groundbreaking works on sleep, including Healing Night, Healthy Sleep (with Dr. Weil), The Yoga of Sleep, Hush, and medical textbook chapters, as well as two upcoming books, Seven Weeks to Serene Sleep and DreamLife. Dr. Naiman also blogs for Huffington Post and Psychology Today. His presentations have been described as “brilliant,” “magical,” “truly creative,” and “simply outstanding.” (See www.DrNaiman.com.)
Financial: Rubin Naiman receives compensation as owner of Circadian Health Associates. He is also a consultant for Origins Natural Resources. Rubin Naiman receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Rubin Naiman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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- Categorize biomedical, psychological and environmental factors contributing to insomnia.
- Utilize the basic procedures for evaluating and diagnosing insomnia evaluation.
- Substantiate the negative consequences of long term use of sleeping pills.
- Model sleep from both a physiological as well as phenomenological perspective.
- Designate six factors that suppress REM sleep/dreaming.
- Appraise the role of sleep effort in insomnia and strategies for managing it.
- Manage insomnia using the noise reduction approach.
Epidemic of Sleep and Dream Loss
- Prevalence and trends of sleeplessness
- Night fever: insomnia, inflammation, illness
- Insomnia, anxiety, depression and PTSD
- Environmental factors: the erosion of night
- Artificial light at night (aLAN) and life pace
- Cultural resistance to rest / hyperarousal
- Insomnia as an addiction to waking consciousness
- Insomnia as a social illness
What is Sleep? What is Dreaming?
- We don’t get sleep because we don’t ‘get’ sleep
- Medicalization and domestication of sleep
- Suppression of night, darkness and melatonin
- Nature of sleep and dreams
- Deep sleep and the deep self
- Rhythmic infrastructure of everything
- Circadian rhythm & blues: sleep phase disorders
- REM sleep, dreaming and dream loss
- Traditional and spiritual views of sleep and dreams
Insomnia: Definition, Etiology and Evaluation
- Types of insomnia; sleep and dream loss
- 3P model of etiology
- Lifestyle factors in sleep loss
- Iatrogenic factors: common medications and sleep
- Nature deficit disorder and sleep disruption
- Arrogance and hyperarousal
- Biomedical factors in sleep loss
- Impact of other sleep disorders
- Screen and evaluate sleep and dreams
Management and Treatment of Insomnia
- Noise Reduction Model (NRMI)
- Taking vs. letting go of something to sleep
- Biomedical factors: manage ‘body noise’
- Sleeping pills: a wolf in sleep’s clothing
- Botanicals, nutrition, melatonin
- Nutrition and sleep
- The body in sleep: gravity & stimulus control
- The princess & the pee: what wakes us up at night?
- Environmental factors: managing ‘bed noise’
- Conditioned insomnia
- Stimulus control and sleep constriction
Psychological Factors: Manage ‘Mind Noise’
- CBT-I: thoughts, beliefs and meta-cognitions around sleep
- Paradox of sleep effort: the ego cannot sleep
- Sleeping together: the night side of relationships
- Sleeping in the forest – the art of sleep
- Humility as the antidote to hyperarousal
- Secondary gain of primary insomnia
- Dream work: interpretation, relation and healing
- Bad dreams, nightmares, PTSD and shadow work
- Video: sleep interview & treatment process
- Sleep and dreams as spiritual practice
- Non-violent approach to night, sleep and dreams
- Art of spiritual surrender
- Where do you go when you go to sleep?
- Fall in love with sleep again
- The waking dream: re-enchanting everyday life
- The US of consciousness: sleep & dream lessons for waking
- Braid Theory: toward a unified consciousness
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