Texas Tech University

Kristy Soloski, Ph.D., LMFT-A

Assistant Professor
Couple, Marriage, and Family Therapy

Email: Kristy.Soloski@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-6022

Office: HS 167A



Kristy Soloski

Vita

Research Interests

Research focuses on family processes related to substance use trajectories and culturally sensitive clinical and research practices.

Classes Taught

Teaches MFT 6370 Diversity in MFT and CFAS 4390 Senior Seminar in Grant Writing. 

About

Apprentice reviewer of the year in 2013 for the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy and received the New Professional award for her service to the Kansas Association for MFT.

Leadership/Awards Texas Tech University:

2015 Journal of Marital and Family Therapy Editorial Board.

2014-2015 Online/Distance Education Committee, Department of Community, Family, and Addiction >Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
2014-2015 College of Human Sciences Curriculum Committee, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 2014-Present Journal of Marital and Family Therapy Reviewer. Manuscripts reviewed: I., Faculty mentor for JMFT Apprentice Reviewer: Porter Macey. Manuscripts reviewed

Recent Publications:

Published Peer-Reviewed Papers:

* Indicates equal authorship
† Indicates graduate student mentorship

*†Olufowote, R., *Soloski, K. L., Gonzalez, N., & Hayes, N. (accepted August 26, 2019). A latent class growth curve analysis of adolescent bond and trajectories of depressive symptoms. Journal of Child & Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-019-01542-1

Schleiden, C., Soloski, K. L., Milstead, K., & Rhynehart, A. (2019, online). Racial disparities in arrests: A race-specific model explaining arrest rates across Black and White young adults. Child and Adolescent Social Work. doi: 10.1007/s10560-019-00618- 7

Soloski, K. L., & Durtschi, J. A. (2019). Identifying different ways people change: A latent basis growth mixture model example identifying nonlinear trajectories of binge drinking. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. doi: 10.1111/jmft.12382

Wahby, M., Soloski, K. L., & Schleiden, C. (2019). Evaluating predictors of treatment seeking behaviors across race. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 37(2), 181-206. doi: 10.1080/07347324.2018.1513311

Handley, V., Soloski, K. L., Sewell, S., Lopez, A., Smock Jordan, S., & Elshershaby, S. (2019). The interactions between power and couple satisfaction for women. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 31(1) 1-18. doi: 10.1080/08952833.2018.1526510

Soloski, K. L. (2018, online). Self-medication hypothesis and family socialization theory: Examining independent and common mechanisms responsible for binge drinking. Family Process, 1-18. doi: 10.1111/famp.12403

Soloski, K. L., Minaiy, C., Purcell, J. B. K., Macey, P., Smock Jordan, S., Talley, A., &Nedela, M. (2018). Are you in, or are you out? Implications of inclusion criteria in sexual minority health research. Journal of Bisexuality, 18(3), 353-381. doi: 10.1080/15299716.2018.1532373

Minaiy, C., Soloski, K. L., & Smith, J. (2018). Differential effects of depression and weight perception across racial groups. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 18(4), 214-236. doi: 10.1080/08952833.2018.1460065

Book Reviews

† Indicates graduate student mentorship

Kimball, T. G., Shumway, S. T., Soloski, K. L., & Bradshaw, S. (2018, in press). Alcohol, drug, and other addictive behaviors. In K. S. Wampler (Ed.), The Handbook of Systemic Therapy.

Soloski, K. L., & Cravens, J. (2018). Medical family therapy in alcohol & drug treatment. In T. Mendenhall, A. Lamson, & J. Hodgson (Eds.), Clinical methods in medical family therapy (pp. 321-356). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Johnson, N., Eddy, B., Aamar, R., & Soloski, K. L. (2017). Single-parent families. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy (pp. 1-5). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Sukach, T., Gonzalez, N., Shen, F., Perkins, D., & Soloski, K. L. (2017). Nuclear family. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy (pp. 1-4). New York, NY: Springer Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_478-1

Ciochon, T., Soloski, K. L., & Finch, K. (2017). Expressive leader in families. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy (pp. 1-3). New York, NY: Springer Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_476-1