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Donn Posner Ph.D., CBSM, DBSM, Ph.D.

Founder & President,=

Sleepwell Consultants

Dr. Donn Posner is the Founder and President of Sleepwell Consultants and has been consulting to organizations and individuals on a wide variety of sleep health issues including insomnia, circadian dysrhythmia,  CPAP adherence, and parasomnias.  He is also currently an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and  Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a  consulting psychologist for the Palo Alto VA.  Dr. Posner is currently  working on a number of grants exploring the effects of CBT-I in Gulf War  veterans, and veterans with insomnia and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.  He  is also working on a pilot aimed at using CBT-I techniques to decrease  fatigue in breast cancer survivors by increasing total sleep time.

Prior to this he spent 25 years serving as the Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine for the Sleep Disorders Center of Lifespan Hospitals, and  was a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and  Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown  University.  Dr. Posner is a member of the American Academy of Sleep  Medicine and is one of the first Certified Behavioral Sleep Medicine  specialists recognized by that group. He is also a founding member of the  Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine and he has also now achieved the  status of Diplomate with the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BBSM).

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