Andrew Green

x01_AG aAndrew Green started working with people with insomnia in 1999 as an occupational therapist attached to a sleep clinic. He now works with people with the whole range of sleep disorders. Andrew has written several articles and book chapters, and blogs relating to sleep, and has co-edited two books on sleep.

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Green A, Hicks J, Weekes R, Wilson S, 2005. A cognitive-behavioural group intervention for people with chronic insomnia: an initial evaluation.British Journal of Occupational Therapy 68(11), 518-522.

Green A, Hicks J, Wilson S, 2008. The experience of poor sleep and its consequences: a qualitative study involving people referred for cognitive-behavioural management of chronic insomnia. British Journal of Occupational Therapy 71(5), 196-204.

Green A, 2008. Sleep, occupation and the passage of time.British Journal of Occupational Therapy 71(8), 339-347.


Author or co-author on the following chapters in A Green and A Westcombe (eds) (2012) Sleep: multiprofessional perspectives. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

‘A question of balance: the relationship between daily occupation and sleep’
‘Sleeping on it’
‘Broken sleep: sleep disorders’


Author or co-author on the following chapters in Green A and Brown C (eds) (2015) An occupational therapist’s guide to sleep and sleep problems. London Jessica Kingsley Publishers

‘Sleep and occupation’
‘The reason of sleep: sleep science’
‘Time for bed: historical and cultural factors, and time use’
‘The effects of sleep and sleep loss on performance’
‘The effects of daytime activity on sleep’
‘Sleep disorders’
‘Assessment and non-pharmacological management of insufficient and excessive sleep’
‘A place to sleep: environmental factors’


Green A (2012) ‘Asleep for ages’

Green A (2015) ‘Extreme owls’