Lee D. Sellmann, OTD, OT/L

Assistant Professor, OT Programs


Dallas, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program


Adult Rehabilitation
Neurological Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injuries


Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Bay Path University
Master of Science in Sports and Exercise Science, West Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Texas Women's University

Research Interests

Cognitive Rehab
Upper Extremity Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Dr. Lee D. Sellmann is a seasoned therapist with over 25 years of experience. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She then received her Master of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from West Texas A&M University in 2002 and a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Bay Path University in May 2019, with the focus on education. Her capstone project is currently being reviewed for publication by a large publisher of Occupational Therapy textbooks.

Dr. Sellmann’s career began in inpatient rehabilitation, with some experience in pediatrics and hippotherapy. She taught at the MOT Level at a Texas university until moving to Dallas in 2003. She then began working in outpatient day neuro where she specialized in cognitive therapy with acquired brain injury as well as managed the growing program. Other experience has been in home health care and outpatient upper extremity orthopedic rehab. She has also served in both the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Program Director roles for Occupational Therapy Assistant programs.

Dr. Sellmann has also served as a founding board member for the Brain Injury Network of Dallas (BIND), a nonprofit organization that bridges the gap from outpatient therapy to full community re-engagement for survivors of brain injury.