Workshop, community discussion to consider healthy sleep

By Staff

Two upcoming events at CU-Boulder will focus on treating sleep problems and healthy sleep.

“Effectively Treating Sleep Problems: Basics and Beyond” is a daylong, continuing education workshop for clinicians and features Dr. Allison Harvey from the University of California, Berkeley, a widely acclaimed expert on the treatment of sleep problems, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 28 in the University Memorial Center’s Room 247. Light breakfast is provided. Registration is required: $135 for professionals, $95 for students. Register online at:

A free event, “Cultivating Nourishing Sleep” is a community conversation with Dr. Harvey as well as Drs. Monique LeBourgeois and Kenneth P. Wright, both of CU-Boulder’s Department of Integrative Physiology.  The event also is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 28 in Room 204 of the Wolf Law Building. Attendees will learn about healthy sleep across the lifecycle. The lectures will be followed by Q&A sessions and sharing of local resources for supporting healthy sleep. To register for this free event, go to

The events, hosted by Sona Dimidjian, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, are part of a series called Taking Action! that is dedicated to sharing the latest scientific research and inspiring community conversation about psychological science related to health and wellness.  It also focuses on training healthcare professionals to use evidence-based clinical strategies to improve care for important mental health problems.