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Articles by Lisa Artis
Lisa has worked in the realm of sleep for more than 10 years. Lisa previously headed up The Sleep Council, a not-for-profit advisory organisation, that merged with The Sleep Charity in July 2020. Here, she was instrumental in driving consumers' awareness of the need for a good night’s sleep, generating broadcast coverage and working alongside companies such as Virgin Airlines and John Lewis on sleep projects. A qualified children’s sleep practitioner and experienced sleep advisor, Lisa is responsible for the strategic and operational aspects of the charity. With a background in PR and marketing, she is pivotal to the charity’s campaigning around the importance of sleep to health and wellbeing, as well as advocating sleep on the Public Health agenda. Lisa is a member of the British Sleep Society and sits on several steering groups around sleep. She has a keen interest around adult sleep, workplace wellbeing and the link between sleep and mental health. Lisa has qualifications in Mental Health Awareness and Children’s Mental Health Awareness as well as being a Youth Mental Health First Aider. Lisa has a love of learning and has also received a diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy, is a CBTi certified clinician and a RSPH Health Champion.