About Somnus Sleep Wellness
Somnus Sleep Wellness comprises a group of psychologists with over 40 years of collective experience in research and practice related to improving sleep.
They offer two 8-week group courses that have been shown scientifically to relieve insomnia and increase sleep quality:
- Mindfulness-Based Treatment for Insomnia
- Sleep Hygiene, Education and Exercise Program
They also offer individual consultations for those who prefer a targeted approach to their specific sleep issues.
Connect with Somnus Sleep Wellness and find out more on their website.
Dr Julian Lim is the co-founder and Lead Sleep Psychologist of Somnus Sleep Wellness Studio. He graduated with a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 and has conducted psychological research for over 20 years.
From 2015-2022, he was Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and subsequently at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS). During this time, he pioneered the use of mindfulness-based treatments to improve sleep health in Singapore and led an initiative to increase public awareness of these treatment options.
Dr Lim is regarded internationally as an expert in the areas of mindfulness and sleep, with over 40 peer-reviewed publications and a position on the editorial board of the scientific journal Mindfulness. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at NUS.
Dr Kinjal Doshi is the co-founder of Somnus Sleep Wellness Studio. She graduated with a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. She was the principal clinical psychologist at Singapore General Hospital, specializing in sleep medicine. She has also been conducting research evaluating the impact of psychosocial interventions on the well-being of individuals with chronic medical conditions and their caregivers. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at NUS.
Mr. Eric Lim is the co-founder of Somnus Sleep Wellness. He is the second Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher in Singapore, conferred by the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health, in collaboration with UMASS Memorial Health Care’s Center for Mindfulness.
From 2014-2023, he spearheaded Brahm Centre’s curriculum development and research on mindfulness and was also the Head of Systems.
He has previously worked with over 10,000 individuals across all ages and delivered mindfulness courses, workshops and talks to professions from education, government, financial and social service sectors on stress reduction and sleep wellness. In 2017, Eric was awarded the Young Model Caregiver (Merit) Award by AWWA as well as a Social and Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship by the Ministry of Health.