Upcoming Events

 

“Sleep Health and Disorders”

National University of Natural Medicine

Portland OR

January 24-26, 2020

Open for registered students

Healthy sleep is imperative for overall good health. This course will begin with sleep and circadian physiology and normal sleep throughout the life span. Then the six primary categories of sleep disorders will be covered. Cases will be presented, with time for discussion and work-up of the differential diagnosis. Women’s sleep health and the interaction between sleep and other disorders will be included. Course will conclude with information on ways to promote healthy sleep, botanical and nutrition approaches, and common pharmaceuticals.


“Sleep Health for the Whole Family”

Microsoft, for Wellspring EAP

March 11, noon-1p

Open to employees

When the household has sleepers of many ages, it can be a challenge to meet everyone’s sleep needs, or even to know what sleep pattern is healthy for each of you. This class will discuss what sleep pattern and concerns are prevalent for each age, from the young child to the senior.

  1. Discuss sleep norms by age.
  2. Learn common sleep issues and red flags for each age group.
  3. Strategize how to make a sleep healthy home for the whole family.

“Sleep and Mental Health: Beyond Insomnia”

March 13, 2020 9a-5p

Cascadia Training

Sleep complaints are rampant, affecting about 35% of patients. These concerns can have a global impact on health and quality of life. Yet, the impact of sleep on anxiety, depression, panic, and psychotic episodes is often overlooked by both patients and clinicians. Join me, Dr. Catherine Darley, to learn how the various sleep disorders (in addition to insomnia) shape mental health, and how to assess and intervene as necessary. How are sleep problems manifesting in your practice, and how can you use the power of sleep to promote mental health? Leave this seminar with this knowledge, and effective strategies to help your patients get the sleep they need for the foundation of mental health.


“Sleep and Mental Health: Beyond Insomnia: Addressing the impact of sleep on mental health

PESI Healthcare

May 27, 28, 29 in Minnesota

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Sleep complaints are rampant, affecting about 35% of patients. These concerns can have a global impact on health and quality of life. Yet, the impact of sleep on anxiety, depression, panic, and psychotic episodes is often overlooked by both patients and clinicians. Join me, Dr. Catherine Darley, to learn how the various sleep disorders (in addition to insomnia) shape mental health, and how to assess and intervene as necessary. How are sleep problems manifesting in your practice, and how can you use the power of sleep to promote mental health? Leave this seminar with this knowledge, and effective strategies to help your patients get the sleep they need for the foundation of mental health.