Sleep and Mental Health in Children and Teens: Behavioral Interventions to End Bedtime Problems and Help Kids Sleep
Without addressing your clients' sleep issues, your treatment plans for mental health issues will likely be less effective. Discover the essential questions to ask your clients, as well as the steps you can take to help them achieve a better night's rest.


Catherine Darley, ND, is a leader in integrative sleep medicine.  She founded The Institute of Naturopathic Sleep Medicine, Inc in 2003, and since then has helped people of all ages sleep well using behavioral and naturopathic approaches for sleep disorders.  Dr. Darley led the Start School Later initiative in Seattle, which succeeded in improving school hours for more than 50,000 students.  She teaches at Bastyr University and the National College of Natural Medicine and is on the inaugural panel of experts for the Sleep Cycle Institute.  Dr. Darley is published in numerous professional journals, has been quoted in several popular magazines, and has appeared on TV to share her expertise.  She received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University and completed a preceptorship at the Stanford University Sleep Disorders Center.  She is an expert and dynamic speaker, teaching a wide range of groups through engagement, storytelling, and with a clear explanation of the mechanisms of sleep, circadian physiology, and treatment protocols.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Catherine Darley has financial relationships with The Institute of Naturopathic Sleep Medicine, Inc., Bastyr University, Wellspring EAP, Dormeo, Inc., and the National University of Natural Medicine. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Catherine Darley has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Catherine Darley is a member of the Sleep Research Society.