Marianne Brandon

Clinical Psychologist & Sex Therapist
Marianne Brandon, Ph.D.

Dr. Marianne Brandon is a clinical psychologist, Diplomat in sex therapy, and Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. She is author of Monogamy: The Untold Story, Unlocking the Sexy in Surrender: Using the Neuroscience of Power to Recharge Your Sex Life, and co-author of Reclaiming Desire: 4 Keys to Finding Your Lost Libido. She writes a popular Psychology Today blog, The Future of Sex, has served as an expert on the cable TV shows Strange Sex and Deadly Affairs, co-hosted a talk radio show, and served twice as a panel member for FDA hearings evaluating medications relevant to female sexual function. Her areas of expertise include human’s evolutionary instincts toward non-monogamy and how this impacts long-term intimate relationships, cultivating and maintaining passion in long-term monogamous relationships, and the ways technology and artificial intelligence impact intimate relationships including the soon-to-be-arriving sex robots. You can learn more about her work at, join her on twitter @DrBrandon, facebook /DrMarianneBrandon, and Instagram @drmbrandon. Dr Brandon has a private practice treating adults and couples in Boston, MA.

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