29. The Perfect Storm for Insomnia, the DECODE Framework, and the First Three Steps (Rebroadcast of Built Not Born Interview w/ Joe Ciccarone)

Season #1

In this episode, I share a rebroadcast of an interview with Built Not Born podcast host Joe Ciccarone (#67: DECODE Insomnia).

In this episode, we talk about the first three steps to get sleep on track, a framework for understanding insomnia, why the teen years are a perfect storm for insomnia, the proper use of melatonin, and my thoughts on when teens should put away electronics before bedtime. 

My first Build Not Born interview with Joe Ciccarone (Episode #10): The Art of Sleep

Download all of the DECODE Insomnia parent resources including 5 Tips to Help Your Teen Sleep Better (Even If They're Not Ready Yet) and Tips to Navigate Bedtime & Electronics Struggles cheatsheet.  


About The DECODE Project Podcast

In the DECODE Project Podcast, sleep physician and youth psychiatrist Dr. Cara Ooi speaks to parents, youth, and other experts about what really moves the dial on change during the tricky teen years.  Learn more about the DECODE Project and resources by visiting decodeinsomnia.com or on Instagram @decodeinsomnia

Music by Micheal Lerner



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