by Huda Gamieldien

Clinical and Neuropsychologist Mark Eaton touches on

  • whether we actually get adequate, high-quality sleep

  • why people who are sleep-deprived are often unaware of the fact

  • biopsychosocial causes of sleep deprivation

  • difficulty falling and staying asleep

  • ways in which sleep disturbances affect us, including decreased productivity

  • different sleep disorders, including sleepwalking; primary, middle and terminal insomnia; and narcolepsy

  • daytime sleepiness and sleep debt

  • how Mark approaches sleep challenges in his private practice

  • traumas associated with sleeping

  • interventions: sleep hygiene recommendations, trauma debriefing, and using techniques such as BWRT® (BrainWorking® Recursive Therapy)

  • what BrainWorking Recursive Therapy, a neuroscience-based intervention, entails

  • BWRT level 1, 2 and 3

  • Terence Watt’s level 1 intervention for obstructive sleep apnoea

  • what happens during a BWRT session

  • BWRT work with children and teenagers

  • when concerned parents should seek professional advice

  • Mark’s 3 “nice sleep tips.”