A successful start

a successful outcome


Misty Solt, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC



Dr. Misty Solt is a Licensed Professional Counselor- Supervisor in the state of Texas. Dr. Solt is also a National Certified Counselor and a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor. Dr. Solt received her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Illinois University in 1998 and completed her Doctorate in Counseling with a specialty in Play Therapy at the University of North Texas in 2003. For over 13 years, Dr. Solt has worked as a counselor in the following areas: hospice, school crisis counseling, in-home counseling, agency counseling, private practice, and general crisis counseling. Dr. Solt was the Assistant Director of the Center for Play Therapy in Denton, Texas for three years and has been a Supervisor for the Intensive Play Therapy Supervision component of the Summer Institute for 9 years now. She has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Counseling Department at both Southern Methodist University and the University of North Texas. In May of 2003, Dr. Solt opened the Child and Family Counseling Center in Frisco, Texas, which provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and families, as well as supervision to LPC-interns. Dr. Solt has served on Frisco Independent School District Hope Rising Team, which is a trauma response team to assist children and teens that have experienced a trauma or loss. Dr. Solt is also on the Board of Directors for Camp C.O.P.E., which is an intensive counseling experience offered to children of a deployed or injured parent serving in the War. Dr. Solt is currently on staff at Southern Methodist University in Plano, Texas where she serves as the Clinic Director of the Center for Family Counseling and is a Lecturer. Dr. Solt has authored various articles in the area of play therapy and is the author of My Special Playtime. Dr. Solt is a mother of three and resides in Frisco, Texas.

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        Tew, K., Landreth, G. L., Joiner, K. D., & Solt, M. D. (2002). Filial therapy with chronically ill children. International Journal of Play Therapy, 11(1), 79-100.

        Landreth, G. L., Solt, M. D., Joiner, K. D. (2002). Building character through play therapy. Psychologist in the Kindergarten, 10(1), 36-52.

        Landreth, G. L., Joiner, K. D., and Solt, M. D. (2003). Play Therapy Training Directory (4th Ed.). Denton, TX: Center for Play Therapy.

        Packman, J. & Solt, M. D. (2003). Filial therapy modifications for preadolescents. International Journal of Play Therapy (in press).

        Solt, M. D. & Landreth, G. L. (2003). Characteristics of play therapy students in training (in process).

        Solt, M.D. (2007). My Special Playtime! (in press)


Professional Licensure and Affilications:

        2001-current LPC: Licensed Professional Counselor

        2003-current LPC-S: Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

        2003-current NCC-National Certified Counselor

        1999-current Association of Play Therapy

        2003-current RPT-S: Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

        2000-current Texas Association of Play Therapy

        2001-current Rho Kappa Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota

        2000-current American Counseling Association