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Part 1: Why Is Sleep So Important?

Sleep. It's at the center of our sanity. Dr. Harris explains not only the emotional and physical toll of the lack of sleep (as told not only by a trained professional, but as a mom herself) but the science behind sleep. She also discusses the effects a lack of sleep can have on Mom, who is often the heart of a family.
Dr. Shelby Harris
Dr. Shelby Harris


Dr. Shelby Harris is in private practice in White Plains, NY where she specializes in the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. She is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and treats a wide variety of sleep disorders (insomnia, nightmares, circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, apnea treatment noncompliance) using evidence-based non-pharmacological treatments. Before going into private practice, Dr. Harris was the longstanding director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center.
Chapter 1

The Mom Sleep Fix