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Attention & Focus Training


Are you having a hard time concentrating? Do you struggle to follow multi-step directions, or you just can’t get organized? You may have poor working memory.

Attention & Focus Training

Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic

Clinical Neuropsychologists located in Palo Alto, CA

Attention & Focus Training

If you have a hard time concentrating, you struggle to follow multi-step directions, or you just can’t get organized, you may have poor working memory. The experienced team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic in Palo Alto, California, helps clients of all ages improve their working memory using Attention & Focus Training®.

With a coach to provide motivation and customize each person’s training, 80% achieve measurable improvement with just 25 online training sessions. To learn more about this innovative training, call the office to schedule an appointment.

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


Attention & Focus Training

Cogmed is a computerized training program to improve your working memory. People of all ages can benefit from Cogmed, but the cause of their poor working memory varies.

Many mental health problems are associated with a poor working memory. A concussion, age-related cognitive decline, or simply feeling you can’t concentrate the way you should are all possible reasons to use Attention & Focus Training.

Your brain continues to reorganize and change throughout your life. The same concept, called neuroplasticity, also applies to working memory: You can improve it at any age with intensive training.

Your working memory gives you the ability to hold several pieces of information in your brain. This ability allows you to use the information to solve a problem, plan a task, drive safely, or follow a conversation.

Everyone has a different working memory capacity. Some people can hold seven pieces of information in their working memory, while others may only hold two or three. Boosting your working memory improves your overall cognitive function and generalizes to other aspects of your behavior.

As your working memory capacity improves, you’ll find it easier to learn, pay attention, self-manage, and resist distractions.

Cogmed uses a coaching approach so you have ongoing support and encouragement throughout your training. Your Cogmed qualified coach from Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic works closely with you, providing structure, motivation, and feedback on your progress.

You’ll have 25 training sessions that are 30-45 minutes long. While your schedule may vary, five sessions over five weeks provides the comprehensive training you need. 

To achieve optimal results, your program must present a rigorous and systematic challenge. Based on your performance, your coach adjusts the difficulty level of your software in real time. By fine-tuning your program, your training always pushes the edge of your cognitive capacity.

Your program includes:

  • Initial interview
  • Start-up session
  • Weekly coach calls
  • Access to the Cogmed coaching center
  • Wrap-up session

You’ll also have a follow-up interview six months after completing your training.

To learn how Attention & Focus Training may help you, call Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic today.

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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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