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Photograph by Callan Tham
Photograph by Callan Tham

Founder of Underneath The Moon, Dr. Martha Tara Lee is a Clinical Sexologist who conducts sexuality and relationship coaching, and runs sexuality education events in Asia. She is compassionate, practical, honest, interactive and solution-focused. Dr. Lee incorporates a blend of conventional and alternative approaches and draws upon a variety of styles and techniques to support each client as they work to resolve both current problems and long-standing patterns.

Based in Singapore, Dr. Lee utilizes her years of experience in professional communications and volunteer counseling to optimize her coaching work. A well-traveled Singaporean Chinese, Martha welcomes individuals as well as couples of all sexual orientations.

Often cited in the media, Dr. Lee is the appointed sex expert for Men’s Health Singapore, and Men’s Health Malaysia. She also contributes regularly towards YourTango and Elephant Journal. She is also the host of weekly radio show Eros Evolution for OMTimes Radio. 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. Her first book Love, Sex and Everything In-Between was published by Marshall Cavendish in Oct 2013, and her second Orgasmic Yoga: Masturbation, Meditation and Everything In-Between in Aug 2015.

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Some Presentations

Two Presentations: Sexology + Non-Pharma Approaches, Certificate Course for Practical Andrology, Society of Men’s Health, Singapore 24 May 2015
A Case for Sex Possible, 13th Asia-Ocean Federation of Sexology, Brisbane, Australia 25 Oct 2014
Panelist for movie screening of Desert Flower, UN Woman Singapore, Singapore 2 Oct 2014
Raging, Pregnant, Sexual, Healthy Woman, 3rd Regional Conference of Nutrition in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 24 Aug 2014
When Sex Hurts: Pelvic Floor Exercises to relief Vaginismus, Sexuality and Incontinence Forum, Society of Continence (Singapore), Singapore 16 Aug 2014

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Academic Qualifications

Doctorate in Human Sexuality, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, United States 2009
Masters in Public Policy and Management, York University, United Kingdom 2007
Bachelor of Arts (Communications), Monash University, Australia 1999

Other Relevant Training

Level 2 Teacher, The Art of Feminine Presence 2014
Red Tent Women’s Circles Facilitator, Star of Ishtar 2014
Certificate in Meditation and Holistic Human Development, Inner Voyage 2013
Urban Tantra Professional Training, Barbara Carrellas 2013
Professional Sex Coach, Sex Coach University and World Association of Sex Coaches 2012
Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, Laughter Yoga International, Singapore 2012
Diploma for Master Hypnotist, Banyan Hypnosis Center, United States 2010
Certificate in Life Coaching, Life Coach Academy of Australia, Australia 2010
Certificate in Sex Therapy, Florida Sex Therapy Institute, United States 2009
Certificate in Sexological Bodywork, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, United States 2008
Reiki Master (Level 3) 2008
Certificate in Practical Counseling, Academy of Human Development, Singapore 2006


Member, Relationship Coaching Institute (RCI)

Certified Sexuality Educator, AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists)

Certified Sexologist, ACS (American College of Sexologists)

Member, ACSB (Association of Certified Sexological Bodyworkers)

Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB), Cheng San Toastmasters, Singapore


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