Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is most useful for people who focus too much on trying to get to sleep which inadvertently worsens their sleep difficulties.
ACT addresses this issue by helping you develop a healthier approach to difficult situations, thoughts and feelings, which in turn helps create better conditions for sleep.
Research has shown that ACT is associated with a better quality of life in general and better sleep quality among people who experience insomnia.
Content provided by Dr. Danielle Landau.
Danielle is an experienced clinical psychologist specialising in the treatment of stress, anxiety and sleep problems. She is a BABCP-accredited therapist and worked for the NHS.