Kene Vernik is a psychologist and sleep counsellor. Kene’s journey to sleep medicine began in 2006 when she was 21 years old. She was in her second year of psychology studies and began working in the sleep department at Tartu University Hospital Psychiatric Clinic. In 2016, Kene received the sleep technologist professional qualification from the European Sleep Medicine Committee.In addition to her specialty in sleep medicine, Kene received her Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Tartu as well as acquired education in the field of psychotherapies. She has completed basic training in cognitive-behavioural therapy and schema therapy. She began consulting patients with sleep problems at the hospital. For the last four years, Kene has also been working with patients who suffer from mood and personality disorders. In recent years, she has been focusing on the sleep problems of young mothers, infants, babies, children and adolescents.