About Solutions Psychological Services of Dallas, TX
John Pita, Ph.D., LSOTP-S is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Texas. Dr. Pita has over 30 years of experience providing individual, group, and family therapy, court testimony and psychological assessments with adults, couples, adolescents and children. Dr. Pita will develop a treatment plan designed specifically for you and the problem areas you want targeted. His approach makes full use of CBT and Insight oriented therapies that have proven effective in changing maladaptive thoughts, feelings and behaviors and uncovering and resolving the source(s) of those behaviors.
Dr Pita has over 30+ years experience as a clinical and forensic Psychologist. After 30 years he recently retired from the Dallas County Juvenile Department as the Chief Psychologist to pursue full-time private practice. As the Chief Psychologist he was responsible for over 100 clinical staff and the creation, and day-to-day operation of multiple clinical programs: detention center, 2 emergency shelters, an assessment unit, outpatient family program, 2 sex offender residential treatment units, outpatient sex offender program, 3 male residential treatment units, Residential and outpatient substance abuse units, the largest female trauma unit in the country, 24/7 On-call department wide, staff training, and a student intern training program drawing Psychology, Counseling and Social work interns from the surrounding DFW universities. In addition to providing assessment and treatment supervision for staff and students he also routinely provided therapy, assessments, court testimony and consultation. In addition to his work at the juvenile department Dr. Pita has engaged in over 30 years of private practice work in the areas of assessment, therapy and court testimony. He has provided and supervised several thousand assessments and therapy cases over his years as a clinical psychologist.