Insomnia disorder is the second most prevalent mental disorder, and it is a primary risk factor for depression.
Dr. Yishan Xu was systematically trained in Stanford Sleep Center, and is specialized with treatment for insomnia and circadian rhythm disorders. Dr. Xu is currently serving as a committee member in the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
This group delivers cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTi), which has been recognized as the first-line treatment for insomnia by the American College of Physicians, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, National Institute of Mental Health, American Psychiatric Association, and World Health Organization (WHO). We start a new group from on the first week of each month, totaling four sessions.
It may be covered by Lyra health, please check with us or Lyra before signing up. Out of pocket, $280 for the total 4-session group. Sliding scale fee is available, please contact us if you have financial difficulties.
Feedback from previous participants with their agreements to share their feedback on our website:
“Thank you so much for all your help demystifying sleep for me, it really helped me!”
“This has been so helpful and now I learn how to prioritize my sleep over my work. That really helped me. Thank you!”
Feedback from patients in China, through a collaboration project between our clinic and one Chinese hospital:
4/2019, Dr. Xu was invited to a local sleep conference to collaborate with sleep experts from Stanford, UCSF, and Kaiser, in promoting sleep health among elders. Please refer to this article for the relationship between sleep and aging.