Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi) in Greenwich, CT

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What is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia?

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, also known as CBTi or CBT, is a treatment approach that involves a variety of treatment strategies designed to help patients initiate and maintain sleep without the use of medications. This treatment may also involve seeing a behavioral sleep psychologist. At Sleep and Neuroscience Associates in Greenwich, CT, our sleep and insomnia specialists provide extensive cognitive behavioral therapy services for insomnia treatment.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Treatment Process

The method of CBTi practiced by insomnia specialist, includes a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s sleep habits, attitudes, and his or her knowledge concerning 

Woman in bed looking at clock thinking about Insomnia Treatmentsleep. Specific treatment strategies used with CBTi may include:

  • Sleep scheduling recommendations
  • Patient sleep education
  • Mindfulness training
  • Sleep hygiene education
  • Stimulus control therapy
  • Relaxation training
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Sleep consolidation therapy
  • System regulations

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Medical Management for Insomnia

Insomnia specialist tailors his treatments to meet the specific needs of each patient. In some cases, a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and medical management may be needed to achieve the best treatment outcomes.

Can Cognitive Behavior Therapy Help with Sleep Apnea?

In some cases, cognitive behavioral therapy may also be employed for patients suffering from sleep apnea who have been prescribed a CPAP mask, but who are having trouble with CPAP compliance. CBT can help improve compliance with the device, thus maximizing its effectiveness.

Schedule a Consultation for Insomnia Treatment

If you are suffering from insomnia and are interested in learning more about cognitive behavioral therapy (CBTi) or want to learn if you are a candidate for this insomnia treatment, the first step is to schedule an appointment with a doctor who specializes in sleep medicine. Call (203)-245-0412 today, or schedule an appointment using this form.

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We regret to announce that we will be closing the practice for in person and telehealth services for Sleep and Neuroscience Treatment as of 9/30/2023. The Practice was formerly owned by Dr. Malhotra and was located at 86 Bradley Road, Madison, CT 06443.

In February 2022, Waterstone acquired Sleep and Neuroscience Treatment under Dr. Thomas Abbenante, who has been working with patients in Greenwich and New Haven offices.

If you are seeking new services, please contact your health insurance company who can provide you with a list of providers that are in network with your current plan. For additional information or referrals, you can also contact the Connecticut State Medical Society at or by calling 203-865-0587.

For current or previous patients, please contact our agency for information regarding your account, appointments, or medical records. You may reach us at 203-245-0412 or fax requests to 203-427-0441. You will receive mailed information detailing closure and any follow-up instructions.

Please note that the business mailing address for Dr. Abbenante and Sleep and Neuroscience is:

Dr. Thomas Abbenante
Sleep & Neuroscience Department
c/o Waterstone Counseling Centers, LLC
86 Bradley Road
Madison, CT  06443