The Hallowell Center Boston Metrowest was founded in 1996 by Dr. Edward M. Hallowell. The Center's practice is based in Dr. Hallowell's strengths-based approach and philosophy. Our doctors help people with emotional issues and learning disabilities lead happier, more productive lives through a positive, balanced treatment approach. This approach integrates the latest research on brain, body and heart.
We provide comprehensive care for a full range of cognitive and emotional
concerns in children and adults including:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
Anxiety Disorder and
ADHD Specialists - The medical staff at The Hallowell Center Sudbury has evaluated, diagnosed and treated thousands of people with ADHD. This clinical experience and skilled judgment is The Hallowell Advantage. We leave no stone unturned in our effort to ensure a thorough and accurate diagnosis and a customized, balanced approach that integrates brain, body and heart with the latest medical research.
The Hallowell Center has initiated an IRB approved study
using Atentiv, a novel digital learning system
Atentiv™ develops digital learning tools designed to improve attention and impulse control skills using Feed-Forward Modeling (FFM). The learning tool increasingly challenges the player to avoid distractions and to reward sustained attention in a highly adaptive, engaging virtual game space. This training is designed to directly train cognitive skills, enabling the child’s brain to sustain attention and better inhibit impulsivity. You may have heard of our most recent study, published in the Journal of Attention Disorders. To date, multiple studies have been performed in clinical and school settings in Singapore and the U.S. that show Atentiv™ training leads to clinically significant improvements in attention and impulse inhibition in children with ADHD and attention difficulties.
Jeffrey Marksberry M.D., Vice President Science and Education at Electromedical Products International, Inc.
If you’re struggling with anxiety, it may be hard to recall the last time you weren’t feeling tense, worried, or on edge. Anxiety can cause sudden panic attacks, may interfere with your personal or professional responsibilities, and is often tied to depression and insomnia. When you feel overwhelmed, you need a safe and rapid solution that can relieve your anxiety and help you regain your confidence and zest for life.
Coaching by Rebecca Shafir M.A.CCC, Speech Pathologist and former Cogmed Coach Trainer
Working Memory, the ability to keep information in your mind for several seconds, manipulate it, and use it in your thinking is the engine of learning. Cogmed training is for children and adults who wish to improve their ability to concentrate, reduce impulsivity and resist distraction. Reading Comprehension, problem solving, organization and mental math are just some of the working memory tasks we employ every day. Working memory weaknesses are common in persons with ADHD, executive dysfunction and head injury. However, Cogmed training can also benefit those without learning problems who seek an extra edge in optimizing their academic and professional potential. Researchers claim that intensive brain training can help stave off deteriorating effects of brain aging.
Cogmed training is backed by solid research that no other brain training product can match. An outstanding track record of strong and lasting effects in our thousands of trainees in America and around the world show that Cogmed training makes a real difference in people’s lives ( see www.cogmed.com). Cogmed training is done at the user’s home. Weekly or as needed coaching sessions by Rebecca Shafir M.A.CCC, speech pathologist and former Cogmed coach trainer, are provided by phone or Skype. Contact Rebecca Shafir at 978 287 0810 or 978 255 1817 if you would like to learn more about Cogmed Working Memory Training for you or your child.