Sleep Disorders Therapy

Sleep Disorders - The Struggle with sleeping

People spend around a third of their lives sleeping - not without a reason! Sleep contributes to regeneration, recovery and well being the next day. If sleep is permanently disturbed, the entire everyday life is often impaired.

How do sleep disorders show up?

The most common psychological sleep disorder is insomnia: many sufferers have difficulties falling asleep in the evening. Some people wake up at night or early in the morning and cannot go back to sleep again.

Others sleep enough, but find their sleep not very relaxing. Repeated experiences of sleep problems often lead to increased circles of thoughts about the sleep disorder. Those affected often feel depressed, helpless, or irritable. The bedroom is increasingly associated with the struggle to sleep and cannot provide a space for relaxation anymore.

Causes of sleep disorders

Quite often there is a mental disorder behind the sleep disorder, e.g. a depression, anxiety disorder, or ADHD. When the psyche gets out of balance, it also confuses vital functions such as sleep.

However, sleep disorders can also arise from unfavorable habits and then become "independent". The person concerned, so to speak, forgot to sleep well.

There are also physical sleep disorders. These are usually manifested by excessive daytime sleepiness, which is not due to a lack of sleep at night.

Sleep Disorders - what to do?

If you suspect that you are having trouble sleeping, get psychotherapeutic or medical help.

In our start: practices in Berlin and Wiesbaden, competent psychological diagnostics for sleep disorders are carried out and individual therapy options are offered.

What does the treatment look like?

In psychotherapy, individual goals are first agreed upon and steps towards them made transparent.

In the treatment of sleep disorders, the focus is on changing the attitude towards sleep. Anxiety and pressure around sleep are reduced and helpful strategies for the success of falling asleep and staying asleep are taught. Mostly, other individually important topics are focused on in order to improve the quality of life in the long term.

With a non-binding initial discussion in our start: practices, you have the opportunity to tell us your personal concerns so that we can offer you individual treatment options based on the latest science.


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