Dr. Stacie Otey-Scott (Doctor SOS) is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. Dr. Otey-Scott is a regular speaker on the topic of relationships with a focus on holistic care with Christian principles. She firmly believes that life is about relationships, your relationship with God, yourself, and others.

Doctor SOS speaks regularly at conferences on the topic of relationships and wellness, she has appeared on two seasons of the Oprah Winfrey Network series; Unfaithful – Stories of Betrayal and shared her talents with television and talk radio appearances. Dr. Otey-Scott was also featured in a 2 season, 18 episode streaming series “Stress Less with Doctor SOS.”

A few of Doctor SOS’s popular articles and appearances include:


Stress Less with Doctor SOS, Season1, Episode 10, The Talk, Part 2
Stress Less with Doctor SOS, Season 1, Episode 1
Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal, Season 2 – Martez and Woodrina
Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal, Season 3 – Sal and Dionna


A Practical Guide to Faith in 5 Steps
4 Steps to Stopping Negative Self-Talk
A Lesson in Forgiveness

In addition to her contributions for Doctor SOS, she spends her time as a staff psychologist at The College of William & Mary. Prior to joining the Tribe,  Dr. Otey-Scott was Executive Director of Community Wellness at Summit Wellness Center at The Mount. She served at The Mount for 12 years where she was provided with opportunities to impact the partners and the community through outreach.

As a community volunteer, Dr. Otey-Scott currently serves on the board of Envision Lead Grow and previously served on the boards of Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Health, and The Alzheimers Association for Hampton Roads.

Her research has been recognized by Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) East with “A Correlation Between Humor, Gratitude, and Relationship with God: An Exploratory Analysis”, and by the American Psychological Association (APA) for her piece “Religious Coping, Gratitude, and Humor”. She has presented at the Association for the Behavioral Science & Medical Education (ABSAME) conferences, as well as, at local family medical practices for EVMS & Sentara on topics relevant to behavioral medicine and the patient centered medical home.

She holds memberships with the American Psychological Association (APA), National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education (ABSAME) and Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC).