Jaan Reitav PhD



Jaan Reitav PhD is a Clinical and Health Psychologist, a Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and a Consultant-in-Training with EMDRIA. He is passionate about teaching health professionals the value of weaving sleep interventions into clinical practice. With Dr Celeste Thirlwell he is an author of Sleep Repair in Trauma Therapy, part of the Norton Series on Interpersonal neurobiology, due for release in 2020.Dr Reitav completed his doctorate at York University on Dreaming and Psychological Defenses and has had 35 years of experience in working with sleep disorders. He is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association, EMDR Canada and EMDR International Association, the Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine, and a Full Professor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He has presented on the topics of Sleep, Trauma, Aging and Chronic Medical conditions at Conferences in North America and Europe.