Night - Nighttime - Fear

KEITH FRIDEL, Ph.D.,  September, 2016
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (IL) • Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist




University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Major: Clinical Psychology

Minor: Clinical Neuropsychology

Degree: Ph.D. completed Dec. 2011; Master’s degree completed June 2005


Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (Registry #998) awarded by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)


Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Major: Psychology

Degree: B.A.


Kent State University, Kent, OH

Major: Psychology

Degree: N/A



Oct 2016 – current

Licensed Clinical Psychologist – Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist, Global Insomnia Solutions (Owner), Illinois

  • Duties: Full-time clinical work doing online individual telepsychology therapy sessions treating nearly all types of sleep disorders.  Treating pediatric and adult sleep problems within the scope of current behavioral sleep medicine professional practice and guidelines.

May 2011 – Oct 2016

Licensed Clinical Psychologist – Behavioral Sleep Medicine Specialist, Center for Sleep Medicine, Chicago, IL

  • Duties: Full-time clinical work load in a multi-site medical sleep disorders center with locations throughout the Chicago area. Treating both pediatric and adult patients as part of a interdisciplinary medical, dental and technological staff. Training of recently-hired clinical psychologists.

July 2008 to May 2009

Psychology Intern, Behavioral Medicine Track Internship Program, Miami Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Miami, FL

  • Primary Care (Mental Health Consultation & Liaison)
  • Behavioral Medicine & Sleep Disorders

July 2005 – June 2006

Neuropsychological Extern, Health South Neuropsychological Associates, Tucson, AZ

July 2003 –July 2004

Insomnia Clinic Extern, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ

August 2003 – July 2004

Behavioral Health Therapist Extern, Marana Health Center, Marana, AZ

Aug. 2004 – Dec. 2004

Aug. 2003 – Dec. 2003

Neuropsychology Practicum Student, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ

Sept. 2002- May 2003

Psychology Practicum Student, University of Arizona, Psychology Clinic, Tucson, AZ


Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (Registry #998), University of California San Francisco, Mt. Zion Hospital


Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (Registry #998), Woodland Memorial Hospital, Woodland, CA



October 2009- May 2011

Post-doctoral Fellow, Clinical Research Coordinator, University of Florida, Clinical and Health Psychology Dept., Sleep Research Laboratory

January 2007-July 2008

Research Specialist, University of Arizona, Physiology Dept., Physiology Laboratory

Aug. 2001-January 2007

Research Assistant, University of Arizona, Psychology Dept., Sleep Research Laboratory

August 2001- December 2004

Project Co-Coordinator, University of Arizona, Psychology Dept., Sleep Research Laboratory

September 1989- July 1991

Clinical Research Coordinator, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA



August 2001 – July 2008

Course Instructor, Sleep Research Laboratory Independent Study Department of Psychology. The University of Arizona.

July – August 2006

Instructor, Shiga University of Medical Sciences, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Lecturer, Shiga University of Medical Sciences, Shiga Prefecture, Japan


  • American Psychological Association, Society for a Scientific Clinical Psychology (Division 12)
  • Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Research Society
  • Association of Polysomnographic Technologists



July 2008

Intern Representative

Elected by psychology internship peers to be the primary representative between the interns and staff at the Miami VA Medical Center’s Psychology Internship Program.

June 2006

National Science Foundation grant

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) grant award #602010. Conducted NSF- approved research project on treatment adherence at the Shiga University of Medical Sciences in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

June 2004

Sleep Research Society

Merit-based Travel Award for an abstract submission “A multitrait-multimethod analysis of sleep log and actigraphy in adolescents recovering from substance abuse” from the Sleep Research Society (SRS). A poster was presented at the Association of Professional Sleep Societies in Philadelphia, PA in June 2004.