Rhett Smith is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MDIV, MSMFT) in private practice in Plano, TX and is the co-founder of Thriiive Practices LLC where his office is located. He served as the college pastor at Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles ('01-'08) and served on staff at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas ('08-'11) where he taught parenting classes for the youth ministry. Between 2010-2014 he was also on staff at The Hideaway Experience outside of Amarillo, TX where he helped co-lead 4 day marriage intensives.
Rhett is the author of What it Means to be a Man: God's Design for Us in a World Full of Extremes and The Anxious Christian: Can God Use Your Anxiety for Good. He is a contributing online writer at his blog rhettsmith.com as well as for publications such as Relevant Magazine and the Fuller Youth Institute. He also co-authored Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communication and The New Media Frontier where he wrote on the topic of "New Media Ministry to the MySpace-Facebook Generation.
Rhett earned his Master of Divinity ('03) and MS in Marital and Family Therapy ('07) degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. He is a member of the The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, The Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Vice-President of The Dallas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Rhett lives in Mckinney, TX with his wife and two children.
For more information, please visit his website at www.rhettsmith.com