Michael Terman, PhD

Michael Terman, PhD, professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry, Columbia University, New York City. He is founder and president of the Center for Environmental Therapeutics (CET), New York City. A leading authority on the circadian clock and the role that light plays in regulating it, Dr.Terman is author of Reset Your Inner Clock! The Drug-Free Way to Your Best-Ever Sleep, Mood and Energy.


Your Time Zone May Be Hazardous to Your Health!

Living in a certain area of a time zone disrupts circadian rhythms, increasing risk for depression, weight gain, concentration problems...and cancer.


Light Therapy: The 15-Minute Secret to Sleeping Better (It Boosts Energy and Mood, Too)

Many of us have trouble sleeping and experience times during the day when our energy or mood lags. This can…


The Truth About Salt Lamps

Question: I have allergies and want to get a Himalayan salt lamp to use as an air purifier. Do these…

Women's Health

Drug-Free Light Therapy for the New Baby Blues

Q: Since the birth of her baby two months ago, my daughter has been suffering from mild postpartum depression. She…

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Attack Alert: Switching To or Away from Daylight Saving Time Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

At 2:00 am on Sunday, March 8, 2020, the US officially switches from Standard Time (ST) to Daylight Saving Time…


Fall Asleep Faster by Resetting Your Inner Clock

If you can’t fall asleep at a reasonable hour, you might tell yourself that you are a “night owl” or…


Light Therapy: Not Just for Wintertime Blues

Do the long sunny days just make you smile while winter leaves you feeling blah? Then you might benefit from mood-lifting light therapy—which basically&he...