Use the QuickStart Guide to learn how to prepare your child for change and see an overview of the steps involved in the process.
Disney-style images and animations are child-oriented to help engage and motivate your child as the program demonstrates how to tap into their hidden ability and confidence.
Response entry boxes are provided on screen throughout the process for your child to enter their ideas as they work through the problem.
The problem is divided up into manageable pieces so your child isn't overwhelmed by excessively high expectations.
Your child will regularly rate their level of bedtime anxiety on a scale from 0 to 10 so that you can both see their improvement from week to week.
At key times during the process constructive ideas and suggestions will be presented to your child when your child is most likely to be receptive.
Dr Lauderdale’s voice guides your child through the process and videos of Dr L personalize the interaction.
Your child's responses and ratings can be saved for your reference or shared with Dr Lauderdale if desired.
"It actually felt really good to sleep by myself!"
"The big prize is .. I'm not afraid to sleep alone anymore."
- Keana, age 9
Dr Mark Lauderdale is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with over 30 years experience helping children with anxieties and fears.
The Wellspring Method was developed and refined over 20 years in clinical practice.
Be careful with sleep anxiety tips and strategies you find on the internet.
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