BA Psychology Northwestern University, MA Psychology Universoty of Iowa, PhD Psychology University of Iowa
Based in Atlanta, GA, USA, Neuropsychologist Dr. DeFilippis has been practicing, researching and teaching for over 40 years. His extensive clinical, teaching, consulting and research experience in neuropsychology, psychological and neuropsychological testing and related fields sets him apart from his peers. He has held the position of Professor at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology since 1990, and is the Coordinator of the Neuropsychology training programme there.
Dr. DeFilippis' consulting and clinical experience includes work directly with or advising for youth or in an educational capacity, the elderly, Veterans, Social Security and Workers issues, Head Injury cases, Hospitals, Drug & Alcohol misuse and forensic consultations. He has personally treated and/or evaluated over 40,000 patients in his career.
Dr. DeFilippis has had editorships and been a part of the editorial panel of several prestigious journals such as Clinical Neuropsychology, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Applied Neuropsychology-Child and Applied Neuropsychology-Adult. He has served as a Peer Reviewer for the National Insititute of Health, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association. He serves as an Examiner for the Board Certification Examinations for the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Dr. DeFilippis developed neuropsychological screening instruments based on the behavioural neurological examination of Alexander Luria, the Booklet Category Test , and has developed scales of perseveration, memory and loss of set for the Booklet Category Test with researchers at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is working with Portuguese researchers to develop a Portuguese version of the Category Test and study EEG correlates of antisocial personality.
Dr DeFilippis is a member of numerous professional organisations, and is a fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Georgia Psychological Association. He is board certified in clinical and neuropsychology.
Dr DeFilippis is involved in numerous research projects in a variety of areas of psychology through his supervision of doctoral dissertations. He also has contributed to his community in a wide variety of settings such as with child abuse shelters, rape centres, head injury centres as well as pro bono consultations.
For a more complete description of Dr. DeFilippis' achievements, work, publications and current endeavours, please consult the website of Atlanta Psychological Associates.
We thank Dr. DeFilippis for his very valuable time in consulting for our organisation. We would invite you to indicate your interest in attending any information session or talks he may offer in Hong Kong by emailing us on