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May 1, 2019 Dinner Meeting: Dr. Stephen Billman “That Dang Insomnia”
May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25 – $55
Wednesday May 1st, 2019 Dinner Meeting: That Dang Insomnia
2 CEUs for Licensed Psychologists: $50 CAPP members, $55 non-CAPP members, $25 students (no CEUs for student rate; student ID required)
6:00 pm Social…6:20 pm Dinner…7:00-9:00 pm Program
Speaker: Stephen Billman, Psy.D., D, ABSM
By now you probably know that the American Medical Association recommends Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia (CBT-i) over sleep medications. However, there are few certified practitioners of CBT-i. Dr. Billmann will present a how-to tutorial on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia (CBT-i). He will review the most powerful controllers of sleep, relevant case studies, and treatment methods you can implement immediately.
1. To recognize the most common sleep disorders;
2. To understand the fundamentals of sleep;
3. To recognize common factors in individuals with insomnia;
4. To be able to obtain an adequate sleep history;
5. To implement Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia (CBT-i); and
6. To know when to refer to specialists for other treatment.
Dr. Billmann is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of experience. He evaluates individuals for work capacity, diagnostic questions, fitness for duty, and behavioral sleep disorders. He has also treated individuals with a variety of Behavioral Medicine issues. He is board-certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Billmann received his Doctor of Psychology degree from Virginia Consortium offered by Eastern Virginia Medical School, William & Mary, Old Dominion University & Norfolk State University. He completed a residency in behavioral medicine at Temple University Hospital and a fellowship at the Sentara-Eastern Virginia Medical School Sleep Disorders Center.