Sleep Consultations and Counseling

with Chaia Wolfe, LICSW and John Reino, CAGS, LMHC

Healthy Sleep

Sleep is one of the pillars of good health. For various reasons, many of us are not receiving the innumerable mental and physical benefits of sleep. While sleep medications may provide short-term relief from sleep difficulties, their long-term safety and efficacy are unknown.

Please stay tuned for more information on individual behavioral sleep consultations. Email events@doctorkate.net to learn about upcoming Healthy Sleep Group Medical Visits. 

Sleep Consultations at AFP

Topics covered during Sleep Consultations include:

  • Detailed sleep/medical history

  • Review of sleep function and physiology

  • Controlling sleep drive and the biological clock

  • Lifestyle and behavioral factors that may be interfering with sleep

  • The Three P’s of Insomnia

    • Predisposing Factors

    • Precipitating Factors

    • Perpetuating Factors

  • How to address the 3 P’s without medicine

About Chaia and John

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Chaia is trained in Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness, Clinical Hypnosis and various meditation techniques. She has been a therapist helping individuals, couples and families transform their lives since 1997. She specializes in helping couples deepen and enrich their relationships, and parent more effectively. She is trained in Imago therapy, Gottman therapy and Non-Violent Communication. She provides the Stress Management Program, which helps individuals manage anxiety by developing healthy habits and positive solutions. She also provides a Women’s Holistic Health Program, supporting pre/postpartum women, women grieving pregnancy and other losses and women diagnosed with cancer and other health concerns. Chaia also offers Divorce Mediation Services. She has been a divorce mediator for the past twenty years and is a facilitator and program coordinator for divorce services with the Hampshire Probate Court. Chaia can be reached via Email at Chaiawolfmsw@gmail.com. 

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John’s been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1998 after studying psychology at Boston University, Westfield State, and Springfield College. Earlier in his career he worked on inpatient units, at outpatient clinics and on a crisis team. After this he taught psychology at a local community college and worked at the VA in a research program. For the last 17 years he’s been employed in the criminal justice system working in prison mental health and as an addictions specialist within a local jail. John is a Gulf War veteran after serving 4 years aboard a destroyer as a Naval Officer. John is primarily trained in CBT but he employs other modalities as well. He spent one semester at a training institute in psychoanalysis to explore his interest in depth-psychology.