Counselling Approaches for treating Narcolepsy

Counselling Approaches for treating Narcolepsy

by Will
(New Zealand)

Question


I am a counsellor and have a client with narcolepsy. what is your opinion of the preferred counselling approach, (solution focused brief therapy with CBT?) to take treating someone with narcolepsy? i read that behaviour change can be useful in treating the condition. what exactly does that mean and what does it entail please?


Answer


Behavioral changes are usually recommended along with medications to help a person to manage narcolepsy symptoms. Combining the various treatments can improve alertness and help you control the effects of a narcoleptic episode.

This involves Scheduling your sleep periods, avoiding Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine. Avoid activities that would be dangerous if you had a sudden sleep attack.


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