Dr. Barry Krakow is the founder of Maimonides International Nightmare Treatment. Dr. Krakow is a board certified sleep disorders specialist who has conducted more than two decades of research in the treatment of chronic nightmares and disturbing dreams at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1988-1999) and the Sleep & Human Health Institute (2000-2009).
His work has focused on the use of cognitive-behavioral methods for the treatment of chronic nightmares and disturbing dreams. He is a leading researcher on the treatment of chronic nightmares and his research groups have published the most information on this area.
Dr. Krakow is also co-author of Conquering Bad Dreams and Nightmares (1992), Insomnia Cures (2002) Turning Nightmares Into Dreams ( 2003), and Sound Sleep, Sound Mind (2007).
Dr. Krakow graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He was residency trained and board certified in internal medicine and also has ten years of clinical work in emergency medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society and is the former medical director of University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center. For a complete listing of Dr. Krakow's research studies and publications, click below.