Ellen Souder, LPCC-S

Vice President of Clinical Services

PLL: Evidence-Based Family Treatment Model


Ellen Souder, MA, LPCC-S, holds a master’s degree in professional counseling and is a family therapist, trainer, and public speaker. She has traveled extensively, conducting seminars and trainings throughout the United States and Europe. She has trained well over 200 clinicians in the Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) treatment model. Ms. Souder is Vice President of Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) and oversees the clinical implementation of the PLL treatment model in agencies or organizations throughout the United States as well as Europe. In addition to co-developing with Dr. Scott Sells the complete PLL Treatment Model and System of Care, she has co-authored the book “Treating the Traumatized Child: A Family Systems Approach” which covers the PLL trauma treatment model.