A.P Filosa Psy. D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist is a highly accomplished Licensed Clinical Psychologist based in Richmond, Virginia. Her exceptional achievements have garnered recognition and honors, including membership in the Phi Beta Phi Honor Society and multiple features in Who's Who in American Women. She was honored as the Top Doctor Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia in 2017 and subsequently received the prestigious titles of Virginia Psychologist of the Year in 2019 and 2021, as well as Virginia Clinical Psychologist of the Year in 2021.
Dr. Creekmore is a distinguished alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she graduated with Honors. At a remarkably young age of twenty-six, she attained her doctorate in clinical psychology through the esteemed Virginia Consortium of Professional Psychology, which was co-sponsored by the College of William and Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Old Dominion University, and Norfolk State University.
As a prolific author, Dr. Creekmore has enlightened readers with her insightful books, such as "Love Yourself, Love Your Life," "Wisdoms and Ways of Abundance," "Find Mr. Right (or Mrs. Right): The Perfect Ten," and "Not Fit for Human Consumption: Triggered Traumatic Memories and the Violence Profile." Her latest work delves even deeper into the assessment and treatment of disordered behavior that wreaks havoc in our world, providing breakthrough information and understanding.
Dr. Creekmore's journey goes far beyond her professional expertise. As a devoted parent of two and a metaphysician, she leads a life that brims with meaning, granting her unique perspectives shaped by personal triumphs and even profound traumas. From these extraordinary experiences, she has forged a transformative theory of psychotherapy known as shatter or shadow analysis. This groundbreaking approach, firmly rooted in the profound principles of the law of attraction, unlocks the door to understanding various psychotherapeutic methods. It empowers individuals from all walks of life, granting them invaluable skills to enrich their own mental well-being.
With remarkable clarity and compassion, Dr. Creekmore presents the essence of shatter analysis in her masterpiece, "Love Yourself, Love Your Life." Its pages overflow with accessible language, crafted to reach a wide range of readers, ensuring its profound benefits are within the grasp of all seeking them. Through her tireless work, she champions mental health breakthroughs with the transformative power to reshape our world. Drawing upon four decades of clinical experience and practice, her wisdom and insights shine as a beacon of hope and change.
Dr. Creekmore's advocacy extends far beyond the confines of her therapy room. With a burning passion, she calls for a paradigm shift in our collective approach to mental well-being. Her voice reverberates with the urgency and potential to alter the fabric of our society. Rooted in a deep wellspring of wisdom, she combines her extensive knowledge with unwavering empathy, breathing life into her healing mission.
"Love Yourself, Love Your Life" represents the culmination of thirty-five years of diligent study in psychology, philosophy, theology, and spirituality, complemented by extensive psychotherapeutic experience with individuals from all walks of life and diverse perspectives. Dr. Creekmore has worked in diverse settings, including residential and inpatient facilities, the Department of Corrections, and outpatient private practice. Her clinical expertise encompasses various areas, such as relationship issues, family systems, abuse, grief and trauma resolution, stress-related illnesses, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, spiritual counseling and energy work, unipolar and Bipolar Depression, Complex PTSD (or the Dissociative Identity Disorder Spectrum stemming from early childhood trauma), substance abuse, and narcissism.
Dr. Creekmore sheds light on the destructive consequences that arise when multiple disorders, such as Complex PTSD, Bipolar depression, substance abuse, and narcissism, go untreated (referred to as comorbidity). She has also uncovered the language of narcissists, which she calls Narcissus Speak. Dr. Creekmore provides valuable insights on how to communicate and negotiate with narcissists effectively. Furthermore, she emphasizes the importance of mental health professionals conducting thorough assessments and displaying a genuine curiosity to identify these disorders in young individuals. By intervening early and providing appropriate treatment, professionals can effectively help prevent the manifestation of havoc during adolescence and adulthood.
Dr. Creekmore offers a comprehensive range of services, including clinical evaluations and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families. She is also skilled in hypnosis and provides recordings in MP3 and CD formats that cover topics such as anxiety, depression, addiction, sleep disorders, and imbalances in dissociative disorders. Additionally, she delivers educational lectures titled "Understanding Conflict and Violence" to further educate and empower her audience.
Countless individuals have embraced self-love and transformed their lives by working directly with Dr. Creekmore, and now her book, "Love Yourself, Love Your Life," is a powerful tool for those seeking personal growth and fulfillment.
A.P Filosa Psy. D. serves as a guiding light, reminding us all that challenges are not problems but rather opportunities for personal growth.