Memory therapy worksheet

What is the theory behind this Memory therapy worksheet?

Memory therapy is required for people who have problems with retaining information and recalling them later. This could happen as a result of developmental problems, age related issues or injury. Memory therapy consists of exercises and techniques that can help clients in improving their memory related issues. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help the clients with their working memory. Through repeated practice of this exercise clients will be able to identify retained information. This will also aid the facilitator in getting to assess how much problem with the working memory a certain client has.

How to use this worksheet?

The clients are required to memorize the words from list 1. After some time, the facilitator will show them the words from list 2. Clients are then asked to identify those memorized words from this list. 

Memory therapy worksheet

List 1

Spade magiccruel
Exaggerating fightfrog
zebraCantaloupe figurine

List 2

Fade spadenormalflight
Canope frogzebrafigures
cuddlefigurineExacerbating rocket
cruelCutlery Cantaloupe moment


Wilson, B. (1992). Memory therapy in practice. In: Wilson, B., Moffat, N. (eds) Clinical Management 

of Memory Problems. Springer, Boston, MA.

Kuhlmann S, Piel M, Wolf OT. Impaired memory retrieval after psychosocial stress in healthy young men. J Neurosci. 2005 Mar 16;25(11):2977-82. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5139-04.2005. PMID: 15772357; PMCID: PMC6725125.

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