About Us

Meet the Staff

Sarah Feuerbacher, Ph.D., LCSW-S

Practicum / Clinic Director

Dr. Feuerbacher earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Master of Social Work, and Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Psychology from Baylor University.

She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Supervisor, Practical Parent Education Certified Parent Educator, and State of Texas Parent Mediator/Facilitator. Dr. Feuerbacher is currently employed by Southern Methodist University as Clinic Director of the Family Counseling Center and teaches in the Graduate Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling. Dr. Feuerbacher’s clinical focus and public speaking specialization is in the area of using holistic approaches in working with diverse individuals who have experienced multifaceted themes of abuse in order to identify and empower strengths in intrapersonal and environmental systems that can create personal goals, positive relationships, and healthy lifestyles.

Misty Solt, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC

Practicum Instructor

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 a decade, Dr. Solt has worked as a counselor in the following areas: school crisis counseling, in-home counseling, agency counseling, and private practice. Dr. Solt was the Assistant Director of the Center for Play Therapy and has been a Supervisor for the Intensive Play Therapy Supervision component of the Summer Institute for eight years. She has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Counseling Department at both Southern Methodist University and the University of North Texas, teaching in the areas of Practicum, Assessment and Child Counseling. 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 the 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 in Iraq. Dr. Solt is currently on staff at Southern Methodist University in Plano, Texas, where she serves as a Lecturer. Dr. Solt has authored various articles in the area of play therapy and is the author of “My Special Playtime”. Dr. Solt owns a book publishing company that focuses on producing books that creatively help engender a sense of predictability in a child’s life. Dr. Solt is married, is a mother of three children, and resides in Frisco, Texas.

Maggie Keeling, Ph.D.

LMFT, Practicum Instructor

Dr. Keeling received her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech in2005. Prior to becoming a therapist, Dr. Keeling= taught for several years in secondary schools and served as a missionary for 10 years in Indonesia. She has bachelor's degrees in advertising art from Texas A & M Commerce and in secondary education/journalism from Southwest Texas State University. Dr. Keeling obtained her master's degree in Social Sciences from Azusa Pacific University in 1994 while residing overseas. Dr. Keeling is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in Texas and an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor. Dr. Keeling's clinical, teaching, and research interests include innovative treatment in marriage and family therapy, and gender and culture issues in therapy. She has published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Contemporary Family Therapy, Traumatology, and the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Family Process, the Journal of Family Psychotherapy, and the Journal of Systemic Therapies.

Brandy Schumann, Ph.D.

LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC Internship Director

Dr. Brandy Schumann is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor, and National Certified Counselor. Dr. Schumann holds a Doctoral and Master’s and degree in Counseling, with a specialty in Play Therapy from the University of North Texas. She has worked as a counselor in a variety of counseling settings including private practice, agencies, crisis and schools. Her specialties include counseling children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Schumann taught as a lecture and adjunct professor for the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University. She has presented internationally, nationally and published in the child counseling field. Dr. Schumann currently services the field through her private practice located in both McKinney and Dallas where she offers both LPC Intern supervision and services for children, adolescents and families. Most of all she loves spending time with her family.

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