Dave Sells PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Prevention and ControlPsychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center; Recovery and Community Health, Yale Program for; Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health

Research Interests

Therapeutic Relationships; Disease Survivorship; Experiential Depth; Empathy; Mixed Methodology more...


  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1990
  • M.A., Northern Illinois University, 1997
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Sells D, Sledge WS, Wieland M, Walden D, Flanagan, E, Miller R, Davidson L. Cascading crises, resilience, and social support within the onset and development of multiple chronic conditions. Chronic Illness, 2009, 5: 92-102.
  • Sells D, Black R, Davidson L, & Rowe M. Beyond generic support: Incidence and impact of invalidation within peer-based and traditional treatment for clients with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 2008, 59: 1322-1327.
  • Sells D, Davidson L, Jewell C, Falzer P, Rowe M. The treatment relationship in peer-based and regular services for clients with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services. 2006, 57: 1179-1184.



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