by Dr. Becky Spelman on 18/08/2017
Insomnia Treatment in London
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. Many of us struggle to sleep from time to time, but for some sleep problems and insomnia can really affect them looking and feeling their best. Often, insomnia will have a negative impact on your quality of life and be part of a damaging cycle, with the effect worsening your sleep quality. From mood, to concentration, productivity, energy and social interactions there is no aspect of daily functioning that sleep doesn’t affect.
Common Symptoms of Insomnia
- Difficulty falling asleep
- Waking up during the night
- Waking up early in the morning
- Waking up tired and unrefreshed
- Feeling tired, irritable and finding it difficult to function during the day
Insomnia doesn’t just affect you during the night but it can lead to or be linked with other psychological problems too, such as stress, anxiety, or depression, due to lack of sleep. As a result, insomnia can severely affect mental health and shouldn’t be an issue that should be ignored, particularly if it’s an ongoing issue.
How does Insomnia Treatment work?
Our therapists can provide effective psychological treatment for sufferers of insomnia through teaching techniques for improved sleeping habits and dealing with underlying issues that may be exasperating the insomnia. This will often include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help address misconceptions, attitudes and unhelpful behaviours, but can incorporate a wide range of therapies and even medication if appropriate.
HOW CAN I GET TREATMENT FOR INSOMNIA IN LONDON?
If you would like to talk to someone about insomnia treatment in London, please get in touch with us at the Private Therapy Clinic by telephone at 020 38871738 or book online by clicking below.