James N. Sells (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of counseling and director of the PhD program in counselor education and supervision at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he has taught since 2005. He has served on the faculties of Northern Illinois University and West Texas A&M University, and he is also a licensed psychologist. He is the coauthor of Counseling Couples in Conflict and Family Therapies.
Sell’s research, private practice, and teaching seminars have focused on marital conflict, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Additionally, he has published work in clinical supervision, individual and group psychotherapy, and international applications of the counseling profession. His research has been published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, The Family Journal, Journal of Family Therapy, and Journal of College Student Development.