It’s Dr… by the way

Posted On: November 1, 2022

It's Dr... by the wayFriend Luke Elijah Lim: “I noticed you don’t call yourself Dr in your videos. You should always say Dr Martha Lee.”

Me: “You’re right. The other day, I was at a social event and I introduced myself as Martha, and my colleague Dr Rica Cruz next to me glared at me and said, “It’s Dr Martha.” She did introduce herself to Dr Rica…”

Friend: “Yeah. I know you have a healthy self-esteem and don’t need it. But others who don’t know you need it.”

Me: “You’re right. I don’t call myself Dr because I made a vow many years ago that I will always be down-to-earth, relatable and helpful to others. I want to be approachable.”

Friend: “I know you. I know you don’t need it but sometimes people need to be able to give you the respect you deserve. You’re under appreciated.”

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About Dr. Martha Tara Lee

Surrounded by friends who were sexually inhibited and struck by dire lack of positive conversations around sex and sexuality in Singapore, Dr. Martha Tara Lee set out to make a positive difference in embarking on her doctorate in human sexuality before launching Eros Coaching in 2009. Today, she remains dedicated to working with individuals and couples who wish to lead self-actualised and pleasure-filled lives.

She also holds certificates in counselling, coaching and sex therapy, and her fourth degree – a Masters in Counselling in May 2018. In practice since 2009, she is the only certified sexuality educator and certified sexuality educator supervisor by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) in Singapore.

Often cited in the media, Dr. Lee is the appointed Clinical Sexologist for Singapore Cancer Society. She was recognised as one of ‘Top 50 Inspiring Women Under 40′ by Her World in July 2010, and one of ‘Top 100 Inspiring Women’ by CozyCot in March 2011. She has published four books: Love, Sex and Everything In-BetweenOrgasmic YogaFrom Princess to Queen and {Un}Inhibited.

Martha works with individuals and couples in private coaching sessions, and conducts her own workshops. She takes prides in making sure all her workshops are also fun, educational, and sex-positive. This comes easily to her because even though she is extremely dedicated and serious about her work, she fundamentally believes that sex is meant to be fun, wonderful, amazing and sacred. As such, this serious light-heartedness has shone through again and again. For her full profile, click here. Email her here.

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