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Darryl Appleton, M.D.

Founder & CEO
Toronto, ON &
Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Appleton is an internationally recognized expert for his research, evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. He completed his medical internship and residency in Psychiatry at the University of Miami, and soon after received a fellowship to study sleep disorders at the University of Toronto. Much of his research was focused on the correlation between chronic pain and sleep disorders as well as the affects of anti-depressants on sleep quality. In 2003, Dr. Appleton, who is based in South Florida, founded the Appleton Clinic in Toronto where he currently serves as the medical director.


In 2006, Dr. Appleton founded the Sleep and Fatigue Treatment Center in Delray Beach, Florida. Dr. Appleton is triple-board certified, including that by the American Board of Independent Medical examiners resulting from his extensive experience with medical legal evaluations and insurance examinations in neuropsychiatry and sleep medicine. A frequent contributor to leading medical journals, Dr. Appleton is often called upon as an expert for radio and TV, consumer publications and Internet forums.


Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM)

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (ABPN)

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM)

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPS(C))

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Dr. Sharone Kushnir 

Licensed Psychologist
Boca Raton, FL

Dr. ShaRone D. Kushnir is dual licensed as a clinical psychologist as well

as mental health counselor, while also a certified professional life coach

in the state of Florida. Dr. Kushnir is a professional member of the

American Psychological Association (APA), and a certified forensic

specialist. Dr. Kushnir's vast clinical experience stretches across cultures

& lifespan involving the comprehensive psychological & neuropsychological evaluation and treatment of severe psychopathology.

Dr. Kushnir completed 
his pre-doctoral internship in competency evaluation for the Florida courts, and for his post-doctoral residency, provided comprehensive risk assessments and counseling services in correctional institutions throughout the state of Florida. In the interim, Dr. Kushnir provided concierge psychological services in both state hospitals as well as  private substance abuse rehabilitation clinics throughout South Florida.

Dr. Kushnir currently specializes in the holistic integration of evidence-based treatment involving traditional western models of psychotherapy with ceremonial entheogenic medicine. A graduate of the renowned Berklee College of Music, Dr. Kushnir serves his community with music during his free time.

Emile Allen, M.D.

Boca Raton, FL

Dr. Allen, a retired urological surgeon, is a leading expert in the use of Advanced Clinical Hypnosis to facilitate the resolution of emotional and physical conditions. Based on his observations both as a surgeon and a hypnotist, he has developed a profound belief in the ability of the subconscious mind to heal the body.


His proven methods are founded on the principle that chronic emotional and physical conditions are the result of unresolved emotional traumas that are trapped in the subconscious mind, and therefore, consciously unknown. Through the skilled application of his proven techniques, coupled with the patient's desire to heal, Dr. Allen has helped improve the quality of life for people worldwide who have exhausted all other treatment options.


Dr. Allen is the former Chief of Urology and Vice Chairman of Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla, California. Throughout his career, he saw the power the subconscious mind had in helping his patients and their family members cope with emotional and physical crises.


Dr. Allen is a two-time international award-winning author, an internationally-recognized speaker, and subject matter expert in Advanced Clinical Hypnosis.


·         Board Certified Hypnotist

·         Instructor and Expert in Clinical Hypnosis

·         Member of the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH)

·         Award-Winning Author of the book, Eaten By The Tiger: Surrendering to an Empowered Life, which received a Silver Medal for the prestigious 2013 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards and an Honorable Mention for the 2013 Writer’s Digest Self-published Book Awards

·         Contributing Author for the book, Chimes of Time, Wounded Health Professionals’ Essays on Recovery

·         Contributing Author to Contagious Optimism, Volume II, Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking

·         TEDx Boca Raton Speaker

·         Contagious Optimism Speaker

·         Member of The National Speakers Association (NSA) and Florida Speakers Association

·         University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA – Adult and Pediatric Urology and Urologic Oncology

·         Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois – MD

·         Former Vice Chairman, The Physician Executive Section, National Medical Association

·         Former Chief of Urology and Vice Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California

·         Former Clinical Faculty Appointment – UC San Diego, San Diego Veterans Administration Hospital, San Diego, California

Meredith Chadeayne, LCSW

Boca Raton, FL

Meredith Chadeayne is a Florida Licensed Clinic Social Worker. She graduated from Fordham University with honors. She has worked in numerous treatment facilities with numerous different modalities. Meredith is a trauma specialist who is trained in EMDR. At West Palm Hospital, she was in charge of the adolescent program with a focus on mental health. Meredith does EMDR psychotherapy and works with patients suffering from PTSD as well as other psychological conditions.


Evening and weekend appointments are available.

Aaron Arkin

Boca Raton, FL
Toronto, ON

Aaron Arkin began studying sleep in 1998, and has spent his entire career in various capacities in the sleep industry. He first became interested in sleep through the Psychology program at Trent University, and specialized in the relationship between Sleep, Learning, and Memory. After graduation, Aaron earned registry status as a polysomnographic technologist (RPSGT). From there, Aaron entered the Graduate Program at the University of Southern Mississippi in Experimental Psychology, where he continued his research into the relationship between Sleep, Learning, and Memory.

Following Graduate School, Aaron was hired by the company responsible for the SANDMAN sleep diagnostic product as its Canadian sleep specialist. This allowed Aaron to travel across Canada and visit every sleep laboratory. After several years of helping to set up sleep laboratories across Canada,   Aaron decided to develop a program that helps patients with behavioural sleep issues – primarily, insomnia. The Evolution Sleep program was born and has been helping people sleep better since 2013!

Aaron is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Aaron will be available by appointment Only in the Toronto Canada clinic and via skype for appointments in the USA or outside the Greater Toronto area.

Mary is the office manager for Appleton Clinic and Sleep and Fatigue Treatment Center in Boca Raton, FL. She is also the TMS Coordinator certified through Neuronetics University to perform Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) sessions.

Mary Morrisey

Office Manager / TMS Coordinator
Boca Raton, FL

Susie Febbraio

Susie has worked with Dr. Appleton for many years. As the Clinic Director in Toronto, Canada, Susie handles most operational aspects of the Toronto clinic. She is wonderfully sweet and can speak English and Italian. If you have any issues in scheduling or your appointment, call our office and Susie will be happy to help you. You can also send her an email at

Clinic Director
Toronto, ON


301-845 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, ON M3K 1E6

PH: (416) 635-0909
FX: (416) 635-0300

2499 Glades Road, Suite 110
Boca Raton, FL 33431

PH: (561) 450-8328
FX: (561) 450-5817

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