Dr. Linda J. Solie

Psychologist, Author

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About Dr. Solie

Dr. Linda Solie is a licensed psychologist who offers psychotherapy services to children (ages seven and older), adolescents, and adults suffering from depression, generalized anxiety, social phobias, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, grief and loss, loneliness, and struggles with self-esteem. She has provided marriage and family counseling for nearly thirty years as well, serving as the primary marriage counselor for executives at a major corporation for seven years.

Practicing a variety of counseling approaches, Dr. Solie specializes in communication skills and cognitive/​behavioral therapy (CBT). She teaches clients techniques they can independently practice in effort to relieve painful emotions, change undesirable behaviors, and improve relationships. Dr. Solie writes individualized treatment plans with her clients tailored to their therapeutic goals.

After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1987, Dr. Solie served as a hospital staff psychologist in child and adult psychology for three years before beginning her current solo private practice in 1991. She has taught cognitive/​behavioral skills for two decades as a guest lecturer to doctoral students in Counseling Psychology at the University of Minnesota, at local Protestant and Catholic churches, and throughout the United States as speaker at retreats.

In 2012, Dr. Solie travelled to Lithuania to speak at churches on coping with depression. She also presented lectures at LCC International University, the only Christian liberal arts college in the former Soviet Union.

Dr. Solie is a member of the American Psychological Association.
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