Shelby Harris, PsyD, DBSM is a psychologist in private practice in Westchester, NY. She is board certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine and treats a wide variety of sleep, anxiety and depression issues using evidence-based, non-medication treatments.
Her self-help book, “The Women’s Guide to Overcoming Insomnia: Get a Good Night’s Sleep Without Relying on Medication,” was published by W.W. Norton books in 2019. Dr. Harris holds a dual academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in both Neurology and Psychiatry.
Before going into private practice, she was the longstanding director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center. She is frequently invited by hospitals, corporations and parent/school groups to give sleep health workshops. Dr. Harris has been an invited columnist for the New York Times “Consults Blog,” and is frequently quoted in the media, including the New York Times, New Yorker, Huffington Post, and O Magazine.
She has appeared on the Today Show, World News with Diane Sawyer and Good Morning America. Dr. Harris can also be found on Instagram at @SleepDocShelby where she provides evidence-based information about sleep wellness and sleep disorders.