Treatment Team Members 

 

Dr. Ryan Wetzler

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Dr. Ryan Wetzler is a licensed psychologist who has been treating sleep disorders, with particular expertise in insomnia since 2002. He developed Louisville’s only comprehensive cognitive-behavioral treatment program for insomnia (CBT-I) in 2004. The outcomes of his treatment program were highlighted at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting in 2009 

CBT-I is now recognized by the American College of Physicians, the National Institutes of Health, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as the first-line treatment approach for chronic insomnia. He is board certified in the practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (2005) and Clinical Health Psychology (2011). He became a Diplomate of the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine in 2018. Dr. Wetzler remains active in several professional organizations with past roles including President-Kentucky Sleep Society, President-Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Chair-Insomnia section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and Chair-American Academy of Sleep Medicine-Behavioral Sleep Medicine Course. He is currently a board member of the Kentucky Sleep Society. After working at a sleep disorders center for 14-years, he founded Sleep Health Center in 2018 to increase the availability of scientifically proven sleep and health psychology services. He has particular interest in the management of insomnia, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, parasomnias, headache, fibromyalgia, and cardiac conditions.

Jordon Minor, M.A., M.S.

Jordon Minor is a clinical psychology doctoral student entering her final year of training at Spalding University.  She has always had an interest in the biological sciences and psychology since high school.  In 2010, she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Louisville, followed by a Master’s of Science degree in Biology in 2016. She has recently received a Master’s of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology.  In addition, she has worked jobs within the healthcare field, including an ER scribe and a pharmacy technician.  Her experience has helped hone her career interests in Behavioral Sleep Medicine and Integrated Primary Care, both of which encompass her view and belief in primary prevention/preventative healthcare.  Her hobbies include leisure reading, video games (JRPGs/RPGs), physical activity, and various others.  Under the supervision of Dr. Wetzler, she looks forward to her continual growth as an emerging clinician. 

 

Ani Kesheshian, B.A.

Ani Keshishian is a clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of Louisville. She is also a graduate research assistant in the Eating Anxiety Treatment Laboratory at the University of Louisville where she works with Dr. Cheri Levinson. Ani is primarily interested in investigating the relations between eating disorder, depression, and anxiety symptoms. Clinically, Ani is interested in the use of cognitive-behavioral and exposure therapies to treat individuals with eating, anxiety, and mood disorders. She is currently conducting a research project examining the impact of different methods of delivering imaginal exposure therapy on eating disorder symptoms. Ani is pleased to be working under the supervision of Dr. Wetzler, and she hopes to learn more about the treatment of sleep and health conditions that commonly co-occur with other mental disorders. Outside of research and clinical work, Ani enjoys taking her dog on new adventures around Louisville.