Sleep Expert and Author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan


Michael J. Breus, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the youngest people to have passed the Board at age 31, and with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction.

Dr. Breus is the author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Lose Weight Through Better Sleep (Rodale Books, May 2011), a groundbreaking book discussing the science and relationship between quality sleep and metabolism. His first book, Good Night: The Sleep Doctor’s 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health (Dutton/Penguin), an Amazon Top 100 Best Seller, has been met with rave reviews and continues to change the lives of readers. It is now available in paperback as Beauty Sleep: Look Younger, Lose Weight, and Feel Great Through Better Sleep.


Dr. Breus is also the creator of The Dr. Breus Bed™, the first and only mattress collection ever designed by a sleep specialist.

Dr. Breus has provided editorial services for numerous medical and psychology peer-reviewed journals and has given hundreds of presentations to professionals and the general public. Among his numerous national media appearances, Dr. Breus has been interviewed on CNN, Oprah, The View, and The Doctors. He also appears regularly on The Dr. Oz Show and Sirius XM Radio.

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