Dr. Federica Priano, PhD, Psychologist | Adult Development & Aging
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Dr. Federica Priano, PhD

Psychologist | Adult Development & Aging

100 Wallace Ave Ste 130 Sarasota FL, 34237


Dr. Federica Priano is a Licensed Psychologist, Neuropsychologist practicing in Sarasota, FL. She has more than 25 years experience working with adults affected by neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease, dementia, stroke and those medical and mental conditions producing functional impairment in one's daily life. Dr. Priano offers a comprehensive spectrum of services including assessment, treatment, and prevention. She provides neuropsychological testing to determine presence and extent of cognitive deficits in individuals complaining of memory loss, attention and behavioral changes and she assists with diagnosis (for example, is it age-related memory loss or beginning of dementia?) and treatment recommendations. Her mission is to educate, motivate, and empower individuals who want to optimize their brain and physical health by strengthening their mental, physical, and cognitive abilities. Dr. Priano also specializes in psychotherapy for those experiencing depression, anxiety, and chronic stress.

Education and Training

University of Padua, Italy Bachelor Science, Psychology 1991

University of Genoa, Italy Ph.D. 1997

Provider Details

Female English, Italian
Dr. Federica Priano, PhD
Dr. Federica Priano, PhD's Expert Contributions
  • Honest Introspection

    Finding balance in our lives! It is a great goal, in theory. Isn't it?But do we just like to talk about it, or do we really want to figure out what it means for us? Do we really want to work on it? Everybody has his own say, naturally, because our own brain, physical functions, life experiences,...

Areas of expertise and specialization

memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chemobrain, insomnia, depression, and anxiety disorders

Professional Memberships

  • APA, APA-Div. 40, NAN, INS, AACN  
  • American Psychological Association (APA)  
  • APA Division 40: Society for Clinical Neuropsychology  
  • International Neuropsychological Society  
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology  
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology  

Dr. Federica Priano, PhD's Practice location

Fedcare PLLC - Dr. Federica Priano

100 Wallace Ave Ste 130 -
Sarasota, FL 34237
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Dr. Priano is a licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist, founder of Fedcare PLLC in 2009. Dr. Priano brings over 25 years of invaluable experience to the field, offering a wealth of knowledge and compassionate care to her clients.

Dr. Priano is a dedicated advocate for the well-being of her clients specializing in comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological services, from assessments to personalized treatments and preventative strategies targeting adults with neurological disorders as well as healthy individuals who want to work on dementia prevention. 

Dr. Priano’s expertise spans a wide spectrum of medical and neurological conditions among which memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chemobrain, insomnia, depression, and anxiety disorders. 

Dr. Priano’s mission is clear: to educate, motivate, and empower individuals, whether facing neurological disorders or not, to care for their brain and physical health. By optimizing mental and cognitive functions, she aims to enhance the overall quality of life of her clients.  

Her holistic approach addresses both cognitive, physical, and psychological symptoms together with one’s life-style habits, ensuring a comprehensive and effective treatment plan for every patient. 

Born in Genova, Italy, Dr. Priano earned a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Padua in 1991 and a Ph.D. degree in Neuropsychology from the University of Genoa in 1997. She is not only fluent in both English and Italian but also embodies cultural sensitivity in her practice, fostering a deeper connection with her diverse clientele. 

Dr. Priano’s dedication to excellence is reflected in her memberships with prestigious organizations including the American Psychological Association (APA), APA Division 40: Society for Clinical Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.  

What is a Neuropsychologist? A clinical neuropsychologist is a professional within the field of psychology with special expertise in the applied science of brain-behavior relationships. Clinical neuropsychologists use this knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and/or rehabilitation of patients across the lifespan with neurological, medical, neurodevelopmental and psychiatric conditions, as well as other cognitive and learning disorders. The clinical neuropsychologist uses psychological, neurological, cognitive, behavioral, and physiological principles, techniques and tests to evaluate patients’ neurocognitive, behavioral, and emotional strengths and weaknesses and their relationship to normal and abnormal central nervous system functioning. The clinical neuropsychologist uses this information and information provided by other medical/healthcare providers to identify and diagnose neurobehavioral disorders, and plan and implement intervention strategies. The specialty of clinical neuropsychology is recognized by the American Psychological Association..” (Source: National Academy of Neuropsychology Definition of a Clinical Neuropsychologist 2001). 

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