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Sleep is an essential aspect of our overall well-being, affecting various aspects of our physical and mental health. Unfortunately, many individuals struggle with insomnia, a sleep disorder characterized by difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. While medications are commonly prescribed to address this issue, there is growing evidence to support the benefits of holistic approaches such as counseling and nutrition in managing insomnia.

Counselling for Insomnia

Counseling, particularly cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), has emerged as an effective non-pharmacological treatment for insomnia. CBT-I targets the root causes of sleep problems by addressing negative thought patterns and behaviors that perpetuate insomnia. Through counseling sessions, individuals can gain a better understanding of their sleep patterns and develop healthier habits and coping mechanisms.

Cognitive restructuring helps identify and challenge distorted beliefs about sleep, while sleep restriction therapy establishes a more consistent sleep schedule. Relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation, can also be taught to promote a calm state of mind before sleep. Furthermore, counseling can address underlying psychological factors like stress, anxiety, or depression, which often contribute to sleep disturbances.


Nutrition for Insomnia

The food we consume plays a significant role in our sleep patterns. Poor dietary choices can disrupt our sleep, while a balanced and nutritious diet can promote better sleep quality. Incorporating specific nutrients into our meals can have a positive impact on our sleep-wake cycle.


Book a consultation today and take the first step towards a healthier, more restful sleep.

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