985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Brett Kuhn is a licensed psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics & Rehabilitation and University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Kuhn is certified in behavioral sleep medicine (C.BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He served on the AASM sponsored committee to create the national standards of practice for children with bedtime resistance and night time awakenings.
Dr. Kuhn currently directs the behavioral sleep medicine clinic at the Children’s Sleep Disorders Center in Omaha where he supervises medical residents, sleep fellows, and psychology interns in the assessment and treatment of pediatric sleep disorders. He served as co-editor for Behavioral Treatments for Sleep Disorders: A Comprehensive Primer of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Interventions, and co-authored a popular press book, The Toddler Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips, and Advice on System Maintenance.
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1992
B.S., Psychology and Criminal Justice, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE, 1986
Psychotherapeutic Interventions - Applied Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO)
Research Interests and Projects
- Behavioral sleep medicine
- Empirically based and novel interventions for pediatric sleep disorders
- Behavioral parent training (including Parent Child Interaction Therapy)
- Elimination disorders
- Disruptive behavior disorders.
- APA Division 54, Society of Pediatric Psychology
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
- Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM)