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Parent Therapy


Help yourself and your child by improving your parenting skills using expert parent therapy.

Parent Therapy

Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic

Clinical Neuropsychologists located in Palo Alto, CA

Parent Therapy

Being a parent is often a challenge, but you can help yourself and your child by improving your parenting skills using expert parent therapy. The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic in Palo Alto, California, has considerable experience in helping people become better parents who can guide their children into adulthood with love and positivity.

Call Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic today to find out more about parent therapy.

The clinic is now offering Telehealth to clients in Washington State, California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and Vermont!



Parent Therapy

Parent therapy is about helping with the more challenging aspects of being a parent. These challenges include:

  • Bedtime
  • Homework
  • Tantrums
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Defiance
  • School issues
  • Self-esteem

These are just some of the issues that the team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic can help parents navigate in parent therapy sessions.

Parent therapy is important because looking after children is one of the hardest jobs you can do. It’s also the most rewarding and significant role in life, but getting it right isn’t always easy. This is true even if your children are healthy and don’t have developmental problems, mental health disorders, or learning disabilities.

If your children do have problems, parenting becomes even harder. Struggling to cope leaves you exhausted, frustrated, and vulnerable to mental health problems of your own. This situation is also not ideal for the child, who needs all the right help and support they can get.

The philosophy at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic is that children are far more likely to flourish if they have both love and positive discipline. In order to provide loving care for your child, it’s essential that you understand the importance of loving and caring for yourself, too.

Self-awareness is a vital part of being a parent. Your children are going to present you with numerous opportunities over time in which they can observe your reactions and see how you respond to problems and challenges.

In essence, experience and research show that children consistently respond well to parents who have empathy, understanding, limit-setting tools, and self-awareness.

The experienced, highly qualified members of staff who run parent therapy begin by helping you experience what it’s like being in your child’s shoes. Using this technique helps you to understand your child better. Your parent coach then equips you with new and positive tools to help you work with your child rather than being in constant opposition.

Whether you’re tackling a specific behavior or facing a more significant life issue, the Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic parent therapy team provides nonjudgmental understanding, unique observations, and valuable techniques to help your family get through it together.

If you’d like to know more about parent therapy at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic, call today to schedule an appointment.

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Neuropsychological Assessments

Neuropsychological assessments are an invaluable diagnostic tool for psychiatric, developmental, and neurocognitive conditions like ADHD, depression, autism, and dementia. The team at Abbey Neuropsychology Clinic in Palo Alto, California.....

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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