Joyce Marter has been in private practice as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) since 1998 providing psychotherapy for individuals, couples and groups dealing with issues related to mental health, career, relationships and addiction. Her expertise extends to the workplace where Joyce provides a variety of wellness seminars and presentations on issues such as motivation, communication, and The Psychology of Success. Joyce graduated from The Ohio State University with Honors and Distinction in Psychology and earned a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. Joyce was selected by The Family Institute, a renown training facility for marriage and family therapy, as a supervisor for Master's level therapists-in-training. She was awarded Distinguished Alumni of the Year by the Masters in Counseling Psychology Program at Northwestern University in 2008. Joyce has extensive public speaking experience, has been quoted in numerous publications such as The Wall Street Journal and US News, and serves as an psychological expert on television and radio. Joyce was selected by Crain's Chicago Business for the "40 Under 40" list of 2010. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA). Marter a contributor and Editorial Advisor for Wellness Times and has a book in development.
In 2004, Joyce co-founded Urban Balance, which is now a large counseling group practice with over 40 therapists on staff and locations in downtown Chicago, Ravenswood, Evanston, Libertyville and Highland Park. UB provides comprehensive counseling services for individuals (children, adolescents and adults), couples, families and groups. Staff therapists also provide additional services such as court-mandated anger management counseling, mediation services, workshops and training seminars for therapists. Urban Balance’s mission is to help people achieve balance, wellness and success personally and professionally. UB's goal is to normalize counseling as healthy and proactive---something we can all benefit from at different points in our lives. UB makes therapy accessible and affordable by accepting insurance and being in-network with most plans.
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