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Vincent J. Monastra, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of the FPI Attention Disorders Clinic in Endicott, New York. He has been a member of the faculty at Wilson Hospital's Family Practice Resident Training Program, an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department of Marywood University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Binghamton University.
During the past 3 decades, he has conducted a series of studies involving over 10,000 individuals with disorders of attention and behavioral control, resulting in the publication of numerous scientific articles, several book chapters on the use of neurofeedback in the treatment of ADHD, and the award-winning book Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach (American Psychological Association [APA], 2004; 2014). His skills as a master diagnostician and therapist have been recognized and are archived in several educational videotaped programs, including Working With Children With ADHD (APA, 2005). His clinical model for diagnosing and treating ADHD has been presented in the book, Unlocking the Potential of Patients with ADHD: A Model for Clinical Practice (APA, 2008).
Dr. Monastra's research examining the neurophysiological characteristics of children and teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as his treatment studies investigating the role of parenting style, school intervention, nutrition, and electroencephalographic (EEG) biofeedback in the overall care of patients with ADHD, is internationally recognized and has led to several scientific awards, including the President's Award and the Hans Berger Award, bestowed by the Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback for his groundbreaking research. He is listed among the innovative researchers recognized in Reader's Digest's 2004 edition of Medical Breakthroughs.