Dr. Federica Priano practices in Sarasota, Florida, as a Licensed Psychologist, Neuropsychologist with more than 20 years experience in academic, hospital, and private practice settings.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Padua, Italy, in 1991. She attended graduate school at the University of Genoa, Italy, where in 1997 she earned her Ph.D. in Psychodynamic and Neurophysiology.
During her doctorate training, she has published 20 peer-reviewed articles on neurophysiology and aging, dementia, epilepsy, and cognitive rehabilitation.
Dr. Priano practiced as a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist in Genoa, Italy, until she moved to Sarasota, becoming a licensed Psychologist in Florida in 2009. She is member of the American Psychological Association, International Neuropsychological Society, APA-Division 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology), National Academy of Neuropsychology, and American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr. Priano specializes in Neuropsychological Evaluations to assess the extent of cognitive impairments associated or caused by age-related cognitive changes, Parkinson's disease, different type of dementias including Alzheimer's, stroke, cerebrovascular disorders, traumatic brain injury, and all medical/neurological conditions affecting brain functioning.
She also specializes in the treatment and rehabilitation of the cognitive and emotional problems associated with neurological and medical illnesses. The services offered range from individual Psychotherapy to individualized Cognitive Rehabilitation, from Support Groups to Educational groups on prevention, targeting the importance of those lifestyle factors associated to decreased risk of dementia.
Dr. Priano has extensive clinical experience working with adults and seniors so they may reach their fullest emotional well-being, life satisfaction, and potentials in optimal aging.
Dr. Priano is known in the medical community for her detailed follow-up communication and for working seamlessly with referring physicians. She takes pride in her customized one-on-one care and dedication in helping others. Her appreciation and passion for her profession, her family, and others, together with her European background, is an integral part of everything she does.