Ep. 4 - Sweet Dreams: Treating Trauma-related Nightmares

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Joanne L. Davis, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at The University of Tulsa, Director of the Trauma Research: Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment Center, and Co-Director of The University of Tulsa Institute of Trauma, Adversity, and Injustice.  Dr. Davis’ research focuses on the treatment of nightmares and sleep problems in trauma-exposed individuals as well as on prevention efforts to impact the prevalence and impact of interpersonal trauma.  She is the developer of a cognitive behavioral treatment targeting nightmares and sleep problems, Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy, and has conducted research to evaluate its efficacy for the past 18 years. She is a trainer for the Army Medical Education Division for treatment approaches for insomnia and nightmares.

Davis, J.L. (2009). Treating post-trauma nightmares: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach. Springer Publishing Company.