Meet Dr. William R. Boyd, Jr.

Credentials of Dr. William R. Boyd, Jr.

Dr. William Boyd is a licensed professional who enjoys an excellent reputation.  For over 40 years, he has helped individuals, couples, families and groups achieve personal goals and healing.  William holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University.  As a Licensed Psychologist, he is trained in Hypnotherapy through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) and he holds Diplomate status with the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists.  He is a Trained Sex Therapist and holds Diplomate status as a member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).  In addition to being a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Tennessee Psychological Association (TPA), Dr. Boyd has served as past President of the Chattanooga Area Psychological Association. He is a popular informational and motivational speaker.  William has been a weekly newspaper columnist and weekly Radio personality, as well as the co-host of a popular live local television program addressing family issues, called “Family Gorp.”


William R. Boyd, Jr. Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Life and Career Enhancement Trainer
Certified Hypnotherapist & Trained Sex Therapist

Dr. Boyd understands the challenges you face.  His youth included a public school education, participation in athletics and instrumental music, and his share of academic challenges.  William worked his way through college with jobs in assembly plants.  He then spent several years in job placement counseling and aptitude testing through the Tennessee Department of Employment Security. Dr. Boyd has personally come face to face with many of life’s difficulties, including grief, financial difficulty, divorce, setbacks and failures.  Because he has personally found ways to overcome these barriers and achieve personal learning, healing, and growth, he is effective in helping others do the same.

With sincere compassion and empathy, Dr. Boyd shares with you as you learn, heal and grow.  He listens to your needs, leads you with enthusiasm and supports you with fresh ideas and suggestions.  William emphasizes wellness through a balance of physical, mental, spiritual, social and emotional health.  His humor and joy are contagious, as he encourages you to rise above life’s difficulties and approach life with meaning and purpose.

Dr. Boyd lives in Dayton, Tennessee with his wife, Wendy.  He has three grown children, step-children, and a granddaughter.  He enjoys Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Tennis, Hiking, Landscaping, and Storytelling.