The Center for Environmental Therapeutics is delighted to welcome colleagues to cet.org, and call your attention to some of our resources that may be of specific interest.
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The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting:
Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime
The webinar explains what the negative effects of daylight savings time are and how to cope with the dark period of the year.
Why shifting to daylight saving time is a bad idea
Prof. Till Roenneberg
Dim days and long nights: Optimising light exposure during the dark period of the year
Dr. Manuel Spitschan (member of CET’s Board of Advisors)
Panel Discussion: Why is it such a bad idea to shift the clock twice a year?
Including Q&A, lead by Dr. Marijke Gordijn
November 3th, 2021
15:00 – 16:00 CET
More than a million people have taken one or more of our three confidential automated online self-assessments. Your clients and patients can take the self-assessments on their own, and share their printed results with you to help you assess and monitor their depression, choose the best time of day to begin light therapy, if light therapy is indicated, and much more.
This collection of assessment instruments, designed and produced by the Clinical Chronobiology and Biometrics Research groups at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, is available as a set at CET. See the tools we have found useful in working with affective disorders and sleep problems.
A respected group of clinicians and researchers write for CET.org on progress and directions in chronotherapeutics and allied sciences.
Here you will find a vast library of questions asked by other visitors, and their answers from team of experts. Have a question not already listed? Here is your opportunity to ask.
More than a million people have taken our three confidential Automated Online Self-Assessments. Take one (or all) of them and share the results with your doctor or therapist. Results can guide treatment decisions, such as choosing the best time of day for an individual to begin light therapy.
CET bloggers Michael Terman, Dan Oren, Ian McMahan and Abigail Strubel contribute their wisdom here.
Subscribe to our unique, free e-book series, an ever-growing collection with detailed practical guidance spanning infancy to old age, light versus darkness, melatonin administration, and much more.
Prominent researchers and clinicians write for CET about the latest news from their research and clinical practice – a unique, readable collection! Also included, CET articles with practical guidance for treatment.
CET researchers scan the journals as soon as new issues are published and recommend the best in environmental therapeutics for our visitors to ponder. Check back often for the growing list, with direct links to the abstracts.