Dr. Melissa Pierce is a clinical psychologist practicing in beautiful Carlsbad, CA. Dr. Pierce provides counseling to older children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety, depression, mood changes, and sleep disorders.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i) I offer evidence-based treatment for insomnia (i.e., sleep disorder; problems with falling asleep, waking up too early or too often, or difficulty staying asleep). Other areas that interfere with sleep are addressed, such as anxiety (social, panic symptoms), depression, trauma, pain management, obsessive-compulsive, gambling, and work/life and relationships difficulties.
I am the Founder and President of Sleepwell Consultants and consult with organizations and clinicians on a wide variety of BSM issues including insomnia, and circadian dysrhythmia. I am currently an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to this I spent 25 years serving as the Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine for the Sleep Disorders Center of Lifespan Hospitals, and was a Clinical ...
Dr. Puncochar is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in TN who offers therapeutic services and psychological assessments to children and families. She also serves as a guest lecturer for Vanderbilt University's clinical psychology doctoral program. Her therapeutic work is particularly focused on behavioral treatment of sleep disorders in children, from infancy through adolescence. Dr. Puncochar uses evidence-based interventions that are rooted in cognitive-behavioral therapy models (e.g., CBT-I).