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Insomnia is the most frequently reported psychological symptom in Britain, yet it remains poorly understood, and inadequately managed in most healthcare settings. This workshop is designed to improve the understanding, clinical assessment, and management of chronic sleep problems which arise either alone, or in the context of other physical or psychological conditions. While necessarily introducing new concepts and raising levels of ‘sleep literacy’, the workshop will aim to build on participant’s existing clinical and interpersonal skills. The programme will first consider the science of normal sleep, the origins and natural history of insomnia, the reciprocal relationship between sleep and pain, and the impact of sleep dysfunction on physical and psychological performance. Attention will then focus on sleep hygiene and the delivery of evidence-based non-pharmacological treatment strategies, including sleep restriction, stimulus control, relaxation, physical activity, and cognitive procedures. The workshop will use PowerPoint, audio and video presentations, case examples, and practical exercises, and will signpost online therapeutic materials. Participants will be encouraged to share questions and experiences.