Joyce Marter is a licensed psychotherapist and CEO of Urban Balance, a counseling private practice with over 60 therapists on staff at six locations in Chicagoland. 

Marter was honored to be selected by Crain's Chicago Business in 2010 for “Top 40 Under 40: Making a Difference in Chicago”.

She currently serves at the President of the Board of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association and President Elect-Elect of the Illinois Counseling Association.  

Marter blogger for The Huffington Post and PsychCentral. She currently has a book in development and is represented by Joy Tutela of The David Black Agency.

She was selected as Distinguished Alumni of the Year by The Family Institute at Northwestern University and  provides training seminars, business workshops and public speaking services to higher educational institutions, clinicians, professional organizations and Fortune 500 companies. 

Marter has served as a psychological expert on television, radio and in print for the following companies: