Cortney Lhota, M.A. CCC-SLP

Owner, Clinical Director

Cortney Lhota Speech Therapist | Sol Speech & Language Therapy | Austin Texas

Cortney founded Sol Speech & Language Therapy in 2019, as a way to bring a more holistic approach to speech and language therapy in Austin. She recognizes the importance of a client-centered approach, promotes a caregiver friendly environment, and close collaboration with other providers to make the most of the therapy experience. Cortney also has extensive experience in special education advocacy– providing expert evaluation services and testimony in special education due process hearings.

Cortney is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist, living in Austin, Texas, by way of Miami and Washington D.C. She graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a B.S. and M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, in 2010 and 2012 respectively.

Since then, Cortney has worked in a range of settings with children, adolescents, and adults presenting with a variety of diagnoses and disorders. Cortney has specialization in comprehensive speech & language evaluation, speech sound disorders, oral motor and feeding difficulties, and early intervention (birth-3 years). She has completed advanced training in Dynamic Temporal & Tactile Cueing (DTTC) and the Kaufman protocol for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).

Additionally, Cortney integrates a holistic approach into her work, including deep breathing techniques, guided relaxation/meditation, and sensory based activities. She has led numerous child and adult social skills groups targeting social communication skills. 

Cortney is currently licensed in Texas, and holds a Certificate in Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is featured in the Apraxia Kids directory, spotlighting her expertise in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS).

Cortney is currently completing comprehensive evaluations, consultations, and caregiver coaching in our speech therapy clinic in Austin or via teletherapy for clients located throughout Texas.