Insomnia is characterized by emotional distress that accompanies difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep.
Examples of therapy goals for treating insomnia:
- Design a treatment plan to address your individual needs and concerns.
- Identify daily stressors and associated sleep pattern.
- Identify trigger situations and environmental difficulties.
- Learn relaxation techniques.
- Learn stress management tools.
- Step-by-step coping tools and problem-solving strategies developed.
- Address development of sleep hygiene skills.
- Learn to fall asleep calmly and stay asleep.
- Feeling refreshed and energetic during wakeful hours.
- Decrease anxiety-producing worries that are associated with poor sleep.
- Assess for depression and general anxiety issues.
- Relapse prevention strategies.
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