Brett Kuhn

Brett R. Kuhn , PhD, CBSM, DBSM

My Medical Specialty: Behavioral Sleep Medicine
male | Speaks: English

Dr. Kuhn is a licensed psychologist and professor of psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute and University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He directs the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic at the Children’s Nebraska Sleep Disorders Center. Dr. Kuhn is certified in behavioral sleep medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He is the only professional in Nebraska with this distinction who dedicates his entire practice to children and adolescents.

Dr. Kuhn received his PhD in in clinical psychology from Oklahoma State University. He is a diplomat of behavioral sleep medicine (DBSM) and a member of the international Pediatric Sleep Council ( He served on the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s (AASM) committee to create the national standards of practice for children with bedtime resistance and night-time awakenings.  Dr. Kuhn has over 25 years of clinical experience treating children with sleep problems and has published more than 50 journal articles and book chapters on children’s behavioral health issues. He co-edited Behavioral Treatments for Sleep Disorders: A comprehensive Primer of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Interventions, and co-authored a popular press book, The Toddler Owner’s Manual: Operating Instructions, Troubleshooting Tips and Advice on System Maintenance.

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Board Certification

Diplomat in Behavioral Sleep Medicine
Psychology License (NE)


Oklahoma State University

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Children’s Nebraska – Spring Ridge

17819 Pierce Plaza
Omaha, NE 68130

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