CBT@Home webinar series
Dr Cele Richardson, University of Western Australia
Teens who sleep in are often labelled as “lazy”. It is rarely considered that they might be experiencing a common sleep disorder known as Delayed Sleep Wake Phase Disorder (DSWPD)? In this webinar, you will learn how to assess and treat DSWPD using bright light therapy.
Dr Cele Richardson is a clinical psychologist and lecturer in behavioural sleep science at the University of Western Australia. To date, Cele has published 24 peer-reviewed papers within the areas of paediatric sleep and adolescent mental health. Cele is the 2021 recipient of the AACBT Tracy Goodall Early Career Award.
Key Learning Objectives:
- Understand how bioregulatory, psychosocial and societal pressures lead to inadequate sleep in adolescence
- Know how to assess Delayed Sleep Wake Phase Disorder in adolescents
- Be able to develop a bright light therapy plan for a young client with Delayed Sleep Wake Phase Disorder
- Crowley, S. J., Wolfson, A. R., Tarokh, L., & Carskadon, M. A. (2018). An update on adolescent sleep: New evidence informing the perfect storm model. Journal of adolescence, 67, 55-65.
- Gradisar, M., Smits, M. G., & Bjorvatn, B. (2014). Assessment and treatment of delayed sleep phase disorder in adolescents: recent innovations and cautions. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 9(2), 199-210.
- Richardson, C., Cain, N., Bartel, K., Micic, G., Maddock, B., & Gradisar, M. (2018). A randomised controlled trial of bright light therapy and morning activity for adolescents and young adults with Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder. Sleep medicine, 45, 114-123.
- Richardson, C., & Gradisar, M. (2021). Depressed mood and repetitive negative thinking in Delayed Sleep–Wake Phase Disorder: Treatment effects and a comparison with good sleepers. Journal of Sleep Research, e13452.