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Brief Bio (100 Words) 

Dr. Tom Murray, an international trainer, educator, and couples and sex therapist, is a widely sought-after expert in the fields of sexuality and intimate relationships. For nearly 20 years, Murray has worked with everyday folks to embrace their weirdness, shed labels and shame, lean into anxiety, and build better and stronger relationships. Murray’s appeared in numerous venues, including the Huffington Post and The Daily Mailas well as radio, television and podcasts, including The Practice of Being Seen and Shrink Rap Radio. Murray directs a group practice in Greensboro, NC, and holds a faculty appointment at Northwestern University’s Family Institute.  

Extended Bio (300 words) 

Dr. Tom Murray, an international trainer, educator, and couples and sex therapist, is a widely sought-after expert in the fields of sexuality and intimate relationships. He earned his Ph.D. in marriage and family counseling from the University of Florida in 2005.

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Murray has worked with everyday folks to embrace their weirdness, shed labels and shame, lean into anxiety, and build better and stronger relationships.  

Dr. Murray has appeared in numerous venues, including the Huffington Post and The Daily Mail, as well as radio, television and podcasts, including The Practice of Being Seen and Shrink Rap Radio. He’s a highly acclaimed presenter at local, regional, and national conferences on a variety of mental health and relationship topics. Dr. Murray has taught for the UNC Greensboro, Walden University, and Lindsey Wilson College. He currently is affiliated with Northwestern University’s Family Institute.  

Clinically, he combines a pull-no-punches, no-beating-around-the-bush style with Buddhist philosophy, The Work of Byron Katie, among traditional approaches. This integrated style has helped hundreds to quiet the mind-chatter that interferes with happiness, intimacy, and quality sexual relationships. 

In addition to his couples and sex therapy practice, Dr. Murray has a passion for Highly Sensitive Persons, artists, actors, dancers, musicians, and other creative types. With nearly a decade of experience as the director of a counseling center for one of the premier art conservatories in the nation, Dr. Murray integrates knowledge from business, positive psychology, sports psychology, mindfulness, and performance optimization while coaching artists towards manifesting creative aspirations. 

Though originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Murray lives in Greensboro, NC along with his two sons. In addition to his strong passion for sex-positive, clinical practice, and advocacy, Dr. Murray enjoys writing jokes, taking comedy improv courses, cooking and baking, singing, and participating in his faith community.

Sample Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

  • What is the major obstacle to satisfying sexual relationships?
  • What’s the best way to deal with negative mind-chatter?
  • When people have run out of steam around their sexuality, how can they reignite their fire?
  • You’re a marriage and family therapist by training, how does this support your understanding of sexuality? 
  • What are the ways in which people improve their sexual performance?
  • What is sex therapy and what are the benefits that people can expect from working with you?
Marriage Therapist with Dr. Tom Murray
Forensic Sexologist Dr. Tom Murray