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Dimitri Gavriloff

BA (Hons.), PGCE, GDip. (Psych), DClinPsych. C.Psychol

Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Course Tutor in Sleep Medicine

I am a Clinical Psychologist and sleep medicine specialist, and work with both adults and children. My role at the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) is as a Clinical Course Tutor on the Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine. I also provide clinical expertise and support for research within the wider Experimental and Clinical Sleep Medicine team and lead the Oxford Two-Day Masterclass in CBT for Insomnia. My research interests are principally in the development and refinement of psychobehavioural treatments for a range of sleep disorders and in the advancement of sleep medicine education within wider clinical training pathways. 

As well as my work at the SCNi, I run a non-respiratory sleep disorders service at the John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), and work part-time as Clinical Engagement Lead for Sleepio/Big Health, where my work is focused on making digital CBT for insomnia scalable. I am a founder member of the European Sleep Research Society’s (ESRS) European Academy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (EA-CBTI).

Prior to training in clinical psychology I spent several years practicing as a Buddhist monk in the Theravada Thai Forest Tradition, and have a particular interest in the use of metacognitive, so-called "third-wave", approaches in the treatment of insomnia.