Is it difficult for your child or adolescent to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Does your child or adolescent wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if he or she has had enough sleep? Sleep affects your mood, health, and performance. Individuals with insomnia may develop an excessive concern with sleep, increased irritability, and poor concentration. What are some common symptoms of insomnia?

  • Dissatisfaction with quantity or quality of sleep

  • Difficulty initiating sleep without caregiver intervention

  • Difficulty maintaining sleep, such as frequent awakening or problems returning to sleep

Treatment for insomnia in Philadelphia:

Dr. Braunstein offers supportive, evidence-based therapy for children and adolescents with insomnia, tailored to their specific needs and preferences. Contact Dr. Braunstein to schedule an initial visit at her office in Center City Philadelphia.

Helpful external resources for insomnia:

Mayo Clinic - insomnia