Brett R. Kuhn, PhD, DBSM

PsychologyBrett R. Kuhn, PhD, CBSM
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

402-559-6408 | E-mail

Professional Summary

Brett R. Kuhn, PhD, DBSM, is a licensed psychologist and Professor of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute and University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Kuhn is a diplomat of behavioral sleep medicine (DBSM) and a member of the international Pediatric Sleep Council. He served on the committee which created the national standards of practice for children with bedtime resistance and night-time awakenings, sponsored by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

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 of 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.


PhD, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1992
BS, Psychology and Criminal Justice, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE, 1986

Courses Taught

Psychotherapeutic Interventions - Applied Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO)

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