Kate Johnson B.Sc. (Hons) Ph.D.

Kate Johnson is a Melbourne-based sleep specialist and mother of four, with a Ph.D. in Sleep Psychophysiology (basically, the science and biology of sleep). With a degree in psychology, and a mother- and family-centric approach, Kate offers sleep advice to parents of babies and young children that is both rigorously research-based, and emotionally centred, taking into account the strong emotional and social components of sleep training. She is also passionate about education and empowering parents with a better understanding of how sleep works.

Because all babies are different, and all families have different needs, Kate offers a highly personalised service with a full comprehensive sleep assessment and personalised solutions that are realistic and achievable for your family.

Kate graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) in 1997 and a Ph.D. in 2001. She undertook Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Human Sleep and Neuroscience Programs at Stanford Research Institute and the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. As an expert in this field, she has also lectured and published extensively.

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