Sleepio is proud to bring together a panel of leading experts from the cutting edge of sleep science. They host our weekly expert seminars on our community, contribute to our library of expert sleep articles and ensure the clinical quality of the Sleepio program.
Professor Colin Espie has been researching sleep and sleep problems for over 30 years, and is one of the world’s leading authorities on sleep.
He is on the Education and Sleep Medicine Committees of the European Sleep Research Society, is Membership Chair of the World Sleep Federation and leads its insomnia task force and is part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at University of Oxford.
As Clinical and Scientific Director, Prof. Espie heads up our team of sleep experts and oversees our ongoing program of research.
Dr. Vicki Creanor studied Psychology at University of Glasgow and holds a Masters degree in Psychological Therapies in Primary Care from Stirling and Dundee Universities, a clinical course focusing on the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for adults with mental health problems.
After working in the NHS for a number of years, she began her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University of Glasgow, completing her thesis on childhood sleep problems. She currently works in a child and adolescent mental health service within the NHS as a Clinical Psychologist.
Dr Bryony Sheaves is a Research Clinical Psychologist working within the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute at the University of Oxford. Her work focuses on the link between sleep and mental health difficulties and developing sleep treatments for those experiencing severe mental illness.
Dr Sheaves completed her doctoral degree at the Institute of Psychiatry (King's College London) where she became interested in sleep and subsequently completed her thesis on the problem of nightmares in people who experience symptoms of psychosis.
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