Philip Creps, DO


Dr. Philip Creps is a board-certified Psychiatrist with a broad focus throughout his practice. His working style with patients is a therapeutic alliance. 

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Dr. Philip Creps is a board-certified Psychiatrist with a broad focus throughout his practice. He does a broad range of brief therapies in addition to medication management, including dialectically base, cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing and other psychotherapies. He will also offer Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for treatment resistant problems, especially depression. One thing he likes specifically about working in psychiatry is that all patients are able to be treated as individuals, and its important to listen to them, and coach them to work from the basis of their strengths. 

As a Psychiatrist, his working style with patients is a therapeutic alliance. He sees his role is as a technical assistant. His most important skills are teaching patients (about potential side effects, etc. of medication and why make my recommendations), and listening to his patients. He thoroughly enjoys listening to his patients and hearing their stories, and how their problems developed, and things that have made it better or worse in the past. The assistant of patients in giving him information is critical for diagnosis, and then making the best recommendations for treatment.

In 2010 Dr. Philip Creps completed a course in TMS at the annual American Psychiatric Association (APA) convention, and saw its benefit in treatment resistant depression in Arizona. From then on he became a fan of its use, and looks forward to its development for other illnesses. He encourages options such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and esketamine, because they are noninvasive and therapeutic interventions that have great benefit for treating patients with long lasting results.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Dr. Creps can be found going to church, singing tenor, gardening, remodeling, investing and computer viewing.

Education & Experience

Dr. Creps attended the University of Michigan, where he got his Bachelor’s and Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine. After his undergraduate education, he worked as a research assistant in psychiatry, and he also completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Indiana University. Since medical school, he has been in practice and been a clinical professor of psychiatry for Michigan State University, Ross University, Touro University, and others.

Dr. Creps is board-certified in psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and addiction.  He was distinguished as a fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, and also as a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.  He has 27 years of experience and has done investigation drug research trials in the past.

Certifications & Memberships

  • Board-Certified in Psychiatry
  • Board-Certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board-Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Board-Certified in Addiction Medicine
  • Member, American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association

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