The Family Trauma Institute, founded in 2018, now offers FST | Family Systems Trauma Advanced Training for individual mental health practitioners.

Read More

The NASW Virginia Chapter is hosting Dr. Sells for a workshop on Treating the Traumatized Child and Family on September 21, 2018. Dr. Sells is featured in the September 2018 newsletter.

Read the Article

In the wake of school violence, Dr. Sells shares how “The Mindset Must Change” on SpringBoard, the blog site for Springer Publishing.

Read the Article

Dr. Sells shares his journey in co-creating his latest book, Treating the Traumatized Child: A Step-by-Step Family Systems Approach (Springer, 2017), with the ACES Connection Community.

Read the Article

everythingMOM:  4 Seasons of Parenthood

Like the seasons changing from fall to winter and spring and summer, Dr. Sells shares the Four Seasons of Parenthood with everythingMom blog.

Read the Article

Clinician’s Digest: Helping Young Boys Expand Their Emotional Language

Psychotherapy Networker

Assistant Editor Chris Lyford’s interview with Dr. Scott Sells is included in the May/June Clinician’s Digest.  Dr. Sells shares his focus on the multigenerational aspect of raising boys through a case example from over a decade of work.

Read the Article

M Magazine Interview

Every issue of M will highlight the struggles and triumphs moms experience every day. From serious topics such as health care and discipline to lighthearted looks at the joys of raising a family, M covers it all.

Listen to the Audio from Dr. Sells’ Interview:

Dr. Laura Show Interview

The FST | Family Systems Trauma Model includes as its core “stabilization” of extreme behaviors in the child before active trauma treatment can be initiated.

In Dr. Sells’ second book, Parenting Your Out of Control Teenager, he lists step-by-step tools for stabilization.

Dr. Sells discusses these tools with Dr. Laura Schlessinger, one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history in self-help. For more than 30 years, Dr. Laura has reached millions of listeners weekly.

Dr. Sells was a featured guest on the Dr. Laura show and takes calls from listeners.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4






Toll free phone: (800) 735-9295
Fax: (866) 839-4884