About the Author:
Recognized internationally as an educator, theorist, author, columnist, psychotherapist, Marilyn Murray has specialized in intensive therapy in private practice and has taught her Murray Method theory and treatment modalities since 1983.
She created and taught a specialty program using the Murray Method for Ottawa University graduate students in Phoenix, Arizona for seven years entitled, "The Treatment of Trauma, Abuse and Deprivation." She also has taught her method for an international university in Hawaii, Ukraine and the Netherlands, and has students from 37 nations.
Since 2002, she has lived half-time in Moscow, Russia where she presents her method to health professionals and clergy regarding the treatment of trauma, abuse, deprivation, and their correlation with addictions. She was a guest professor at Moscow State University of Psychology and Education from 2004-2008. In addition to her regular training seminars, she was a professor at the Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy in Moscow, where the Murray Method program was included in the post-graduate curriculum for psychologists, psychiatrists and physicians. The Murray Method presently has participants from over 310 cities in the former USSR. The Murray Method International Center was founded in Moscow in 2011 and is staffed by Russian and Ukrainian instructors.
Her column, "Time to Live" was a regular feature in Russia's only English language daily newspaper, The Moscow Times. She also is the author of Prisoner of Another War (1991) and The Murray Method (2012) - both available in English and in Russian. She the president of Murray Method, LLC which provides training for health professionals and workshops for the general public. Her two daughters and their families reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.