Powerful Women Interview Series: Lyndsey Murray, Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified Sex Therapist, Shares Five Professional Lessons She’s Learned
As part of my Powerful Women series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Lyndsey Murray, Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified Sex Therapist in Dallas, Texas.
Lyndsey Murray is the owner of Relationship Matters Therapy, a couples counseling and sex therapy practice in the state of Texas. She helps individuals and couples looking to improve their relationships and sex lives.
Thank you so much for connecting with me and sharing your story. I’m so excited to get started!
Thanks so much for having me! I’m very happy about this opportunity to share my story with you.
Tell me about yourself and what you do professionally:
I am a licensed professional counselor and certified sex therapist and own my private practice in Dallas, Texas. I also specialize in neurodiverse couples and overall love helping people with their relationships and connection to others.
How did you get into this?
I went to graduate school for counseling and originally thought I would go into addictions counseling, but it wasn’t until I started trauma therapy for myself, personally, that my perspective started to shift. I do have my own history of sexual trauma, and when I went through my treatment, it piqued my curiosity about helping people with their trauma or sexuality.
As a part of my training and experience, while getting my sex therapy certification, this is when I began working with couples, and it was like a light bulb went off in my head that said, “This is it!’ I love hearing both perspectives and thought processes in a relationship because it gives me the full picture of how to help them, and that’s where I find my most passion to be.
That is so interesting! What do you love about it?
I love seeing the shift and growth people experience for themselves. Changing mindsets, being more open, reducing personal shame, rebuilding trust, creating better habits, and learning more about sex are…