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The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic has considerable experience in helping people overcome OCD using neurofeedback and psychotherapies.


Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic

Clinical Neuropsychologists located in Palo Alto, CA


It’s estimated that 1 in 40 adults and 1 in 100 children in the United States have OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), a debilitating mental health condition that can severely impact your everyday life.

The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic in Palo Alto, California, has considerable experience in helping people overcome their OCD using neurofeedback and psychotherapies. Call the clinic today to find out how you can recover from OCD.

The clinic is now offering Telehealth to clients in California, Texas, and Florida!



OCD is a chronic mental health condition. It occurs when a person has unwanted, recurring thoughts, images, or urges (obsessions) and uses specific behaviors (compulsions) to attempt to decrease or get rid of the obsessions.

In some cases, obsessions and compulsions are related. For example, obsessive fear of contamination that results in a compulsion to clean. In other cases, the need or urge to have things feel or look “right” motivates behavior.

Having a family history of OCD, experiencing stressful life events, and having other mental health disorders can increase your risk of developing OCD. OCD can prevent you from living a normal life because your thoughts and actions are beyond your control.

Having a thorough assessment can be reassuring and give you a better understanding of how best to move forward with an effective treatment plan for your OCD. It’s common to have a coexisting condition with OCD, and it’s important to identify all possible diagnoses to ensure a proper treatment plan.

The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic uses multiple, specialized tests that give you insight into your symptoms, written out clearly for you in your assessment report. The report also includes clear next steps to start you on your OCD treatment path. 

The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic uses several treatment methods to help patients who have OCD.


Neurofeedback is a form of brain training, and research proves it’s an effective way to help improve brain function. Neurofeedback is an all-natural approach that makes lasting changes at the source, which is imbalanced brain waves. Your provider can use neurofeedback to train your brain and restore a more balanced environment, guided by your brain map. 


The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic offers psychotherapy and other forms of therapy to help you with your OCD. Options include cognitive behavioral therapy, which can allow clients to build a supportive, caring relationship with one of the team’s psychologists. Together, you can learn to decrease your OCD symptoms and then hopefully work to stop the obsessions and compulsions that control your life. 

If you’re concerned about having obsessions and compulsions that are starting to take over your life, call Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic today to schedule a consultation.

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What Our Clients Say

Dr. Abbey Designed a neuro feedback, visual training for my son who has overall delays. Devin made exceptional progress as a 27 year old young adult. In comparison to therapy he had has for years there was significant changes in social skils, verbal skills, attention and coordination. It was like taking steps in cognitive skills...

Pamela J.

Submitted 09/22/20

I am a private psychologist who has referred many clients to Dr. Abbey's clinic for both assessment and treatment. Dr. Abbey and his staff members have all been extremely helpful and both my clients and their families have reported effective treatment and positive experiences. The assessments and treatment...

Psycologist A.

Submitted 08/26/20

Dr. Abbey and his colleagues are extremely passionate about their work and truly care about providing the highest quality services to their clients. He is very knowledgable and dedicated to providing comprehensive assessment services to children to enrich their lives. He provides treatments that are based upon current research...

Eric P.

Submitted 08/26/20

Dr. Abbey saved our family. This might sound like hyperbole, but it is true. At 5 years, my son was almost non-verbal, and diagnosed by Stanford as being on the Autistic spectrum, and rated 9/10 on the ADHD scale. No private school would take him. A Doctor at the CHADD conference recommend Dr. Abbey to us, and when he did a brain map...

Tina Y.

Submitted 08/26/20

I am not easy to impress when it comes to practitioners. I have been through 20 years of Lyme and mold illness and seen hundreds (literally) of practitioners. Rachael Little at Abbey has been my practitioner for LENS neurofeedback, and I love working with her. She's compassionate, bright, and has a variety of tools that she is well-versed...

Scott F.

Submitted 08/26/20

The clinic itself is fine. The building is in a convenient location on Cal Ave and there's usually parking. Wish they'd leave the bathroom door unlocked, tho. What I'm more interested in is recommending therapist Rachael Little to anyone hoping to feel better or at least know that someone out there cares. I ended up with Rachael mostly by luck...

Matt C.

Submitted 08/26/20

Dr. Abbey is dedicated to his clients and is truly an expert in his field. The time and attention he devotes to his clients is evident. I strongly recommend this practice if you or your child need intervention for an attention or learning disorder. This is a well run clinic that focuses on the client and leverages the staff and Dr. Abbey's expertise...

Jamien S.

Submitted 08/05/20

Neurofeedback at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic has been life changing for my family. I have been shocked and delighted by the amazing progress my 6 year old son has made. My son had a mix of autistic, obsessive compulsive, defiant, hyperactive and inattentive symptoms that have melted away after neurofeedback...

Allison S.

Submitted 08/04/20
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