Barbara Kotsamanidis-Burg is the Executive Director for The Center for V Visual Management and as such oversees the daily implementation of services for our patients. She graduated from Pace University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Fordham University with a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and is completing a second Masters in Clinical Vision Sciences from Nova Southeastern University, College of Optometry.
Her specialty as a vision therapist over the last 20 years includes the rehabilitation of patients with various neurodevelopmental and learning disabilities, autism, social and emotional disorders, as well as children and adults affected by strokes, tumors and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI). She additionally provides private educational and psychological testing and consultations with parents and educators, making sure her patients total needs are met in an efficient and timely manner.
In addition to her devotion to the center and patients, Mrs Kotsamanidis-Burg assisted The Center for Visual Management in becoming the first vision therapy office in New York to introduce its services into dozens of school districts. She also travels and consults with professionals internationally, mentoring numerous professionals in the fields of optometry, school psychology and mental health counseling. She has published literature on the efficacy of visual management and its effects on the autonomic nervous system, in conjunction with the Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at The University of Louisville. She looks forward to expanding her publications on processing disorders in additional scientific peer reviewed journals in the near future.
Visual Management of Learning, Spectrum, TBI and Psychiatric Disorders
Developmental, Educational and Psychological Assessments
Vision Science Research
Pace University, Psychology (2004)
Fordham University, Educational Psychology (2006)
Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, Vision Sciences (2019)
Dombroski B, Kaplan M, Kotsamanidis B, Edelson S, et al. (2014). Effects of Ambient Prism Lenses and Visual-
Motor Training on Heart Rate Variability. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback 39(3-4):306-306. November 2014.
Kotsamanidis-Burg, B., Alami L. (2016). Beyond 20/20: Does Your Child Have a Visual Processing Problem? Westchester Family. October 2016.
Memberships & Affiliations
American Educational Research Association
American Psychological Association
Autism Research Institute
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