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