Lauren Asarnow is a psychologist who provides behavioral therapy to children, adolescents and adults. She is particularly dedicated to improving her patients' sleep health.

In research, Asarnow works on developing effective, youth-friendly, engaging and accessible behavioral interventions, with the goal of reducing the burden of mental illness for children and young adults.

Asarnow earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in behavioral sleep interventions. She completed a fellowship in behavioral sleep medicine at Stanford University.

  • Education

    UC Berkeley, PhD, Clinical Psychology , 2017

  • Fellowships

    Stanford University, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 2018

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Neuro/Psych Sleep Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Selected research

Decorative Caduceus

The Reducing Risk Study

Validated questionnaire; total score range between 0 and 21, with higher numbers representing worse sleep quality


Decorative Caduceus

SweetDreams Sleep Study for Children With Autism

Validated questionnaire; total score range between 33 and 99, with higher numbers representing more sleep problems