Catherine Polan Orzech

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Polan Orzech

Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT, has taught mindfulness since 2000. She received her initial training in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and her professional training under the direction of Jon Kabat-Zinn, and is certified to teach MBSR and mindful self-compassion (MSC). She has taught and lectured on the subject of mindfulness internationally, and was founder and co-director of the Montreal Center for Mindfulness. For seven years,Catherine was a senior faculty member at the Mindfulness Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. In 2009, Catherine began teaching mindfulness-based childbirth and parenting (MBCP), and in 2013 she joined the faculty at the University of California, San Franciscos Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, where she taught MBCP as well as developed programs in mindful parenting.

Catherine is currently an instructor in the departments of psychiatry and OB-GYN at Oregon Health Sciences University, where shes involved in research on mindfulness and women's health. Her program on mindful and compassionate parenting is currently the subject of research at the University of Oregon. Catherine currently lives in Corvallis, OR, where she is a marriage and family therapist in private practice specializing in mindfulness-based psychotherapy focusing on individuals, couples, and families. Find out more about Catherine at www.corvallismindfulnesstherapy.org.

William (Bill) Moorcroft, PhD, is a registered psychotherapist; behavioral sleep medicine specialist; Emeritus Professor at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; founder and chief consultant at Northern Colorado Sleep Consultants, LLC; and specializes in treating insomnia, children's sleep problems, nightmares, and sleep problems in shift workers. He is also former director of a Sleep and Dreams Laboratory. Following earning a PhD from Princeton University, Moorcroft committed over forty-five years of his life studying andresearching sleep and dreams. During this time he did additional sleep disorder training at the Mayo Clinic and Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. He has authored four books, many research papers, and numerous other publications. More recently, he brought his dedication and experience into the world to help people with their sleep problems. Moorcroft knows how to find what is wrong with your efforts to sleep, and how to turn them around in a matter of weeks. Moorcroft was a psychology professor at Luther College in Decorah, IA, from 1971 through 2002. During this time he focused his attention on sleep and dreams by doing research, writing books and articles, and teaching about this area. Since retiring from teaching in 2002, Moorcroft founded Northern Colorado Sleep Consultants, LLC in Fort Collins, CO, and is currently its chief consultant. He focuses on treating people with insomnia or nightmares and children with sleep problems. He also offers workshops and presentations on all aspects of sleep, dreams, and sleep disorders. Moorcroft is author of four widely used books on sleep and dreaming. The most recent,Understanding Sleep and Dreaming, is available from Springer Publishers. Find out more at www.sleeplessincolorado.com.

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Mindfulness for Insomnia

A Four-Week Guided Program to Relax Your Body, Calm Your Mind, and Get the Sleep You Need
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Break the cycle of anxious thinking and rumination that keeps you up at night. With this much-needed guide, youll learn to quiet your mind, relax your body, feel less tense, and finally get the sleep you need.

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