NMTi Resources

For providers of Non-Medication Therapy for Insomnia (NMTi)

Provider Resources

Insomnia Disorder:


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi):

  • Smith M et al. Who is a candidate for cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia? Health Psychology 2006;25(1):15-19. Available at https://doi.org/10.1037/0278-6133.25.1.15.
  • Nurkowski J et al. Impact of pharmacist-led cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic insomnia. Innov Pharm 2020;11:No.3,Article2. Available at https://doi.org/10.24926/iip.v11i3.3378.
  • Remillard F, et al. PharmaZzz: feasibility and impact of pharmacist-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic insomnia. Can Pharm J 2017;150(4):Abstract S42.
  • RCTs:
    • Alessi C et al. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in older veterans using nonclinician sleep coaches; randomized controlled trial. Am Geriatr Soc. 2016; 64:1830–1838. Available at https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.14304.
    • Edinger J et al. Cognitive behavioral therapy for treatment of chronic primary insomnia: A randomized control trial. JAMA 2001;285:1856-1864. Available at https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/193729.
    • Edinger J et al. Behavioral insomnia therapy for fibromylagia patients. Arch Intern Med 2005;165:2527-2535. Available at https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/486821.
    • Ellis JG, Cushing T, Germain A. Treating acute insomnia: a randomized controlled trial of a “single-shot” of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Sleep. 2015;38(6):971-978.. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.4752.
    • Harvey A et al. Comparative efficacy of behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy for chronic insomnia: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2014;82(4):670-683. Available at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24865869/.
    • Jacobs GD, Pace-Schott EF, Stickgold R, Otto MW. Cognitive behavior therapy and pharmacotherapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial and direct comparison. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164(17):1888. Available at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15451764/.
    • Sivertsen B et al. Cognitive behavioral therapy vs zopiclone for treatment of chronic primary insomnia in older adults: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006;295(24):2851. Available at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16804151/.


Brief Behavioural Treatment for Insomnia (BBTi):

  • Troxel WM et al. Clinical management of insomnia with brief behavioral treatment (BBTI). Behav Sleep Med. 2012;4:266-79. Available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3622949/ .
  • Gunn H et al. Brief behavioral treatment of insomnia. Sleep Med Clin. 2019;14(2):235-243.


PharmaZzz Promotional Material

PharmaZzz Poster

PharmaZzz Brochure

PharmaZzz Flyer

PharmaZzz Program Coordinators


Dr. Katelyn Halpape

University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 966-2814
E-mail: katelyn.halpape@usask.ca


Eric Landry

University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306) 966-6392
E-mail: e.landry@usask.ca



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