Darrel Ray is a writer and speaker on leadership and organizational development and author of two books on the topic. He is also author of the books Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality and The God Virus: How Religion Affects Our Lives and Culture. Ray is founder and Chairman of the Board of Recoveringfromreligion.org, a international self-help organization for those dealing with the trauma of religious indoctrination, Sarah Morehead is the Executive Director. In 2011 he started the Secular Therapist Project designed to help secularists find secular mental health services. In that same year, he published the results of a major survey, Sex and Secularism: What Happens When You Leave Religion? A survey of over 10,000 secularists and their sex lives. His primary interests include writing on the impact of religion on mental health, Colorado mountain climbing, running, flower gardening and travel.