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Articles written by Joyce Marter on a variety of mental health issues:

Preparing Yourself & Your Child for the Transition to College

Preparing Yourself & Your Child for the Transition to College

This article appears on Joyce's blog for PsychCentral.  https://blogs.psychcentral.com/success/2017/08/preparing-yourself-your-child-for-the-transition-to-college/ ...
The Urban Balance Story: 100 Therapist and Growing

The Urban Balance Story: 100 Therapist and Growing

https://urbanbalance.com/urban-balance-story-100-therapists-growing/ ...
5 Tips for Dealing with Grief

5 Tips for Dealing with Grief

This article was published on Joyce's PsychCentral blog, The Psychology of Success. Whether you lost a loved one to sickness, tragedy , ...
5 Ways to Be a Less Anxious Parent

5 Ways to Be a Less Anxious Parent

This article was published on Joyce's PsychCentral blog, The Psychology of Success. As a therapist who has counseled parents for ...
Digital Infidelity: Social Media & Relationships

Digital Infidelity: Social Media & Relationships

According to the Washington Post, Facebook is cited in more than one-third of all divorce cases! The number-one reason why Facebook ...
Urban Balance Is Growing

Urban Balance Is Growing

So proud that my counseling practice, Urban Balance, is growing beyond Chicago. We have just opened our first St. Louis therapist ...
15 WAYS TO LIVE AUTHENTICALLY AND AMAZINGLY, HUFFINGTON POST

15 WAYS TO LIVE AUTHENTICALLY AND AMAZINGLY, HUFFINGTON POST

"Unhappiness can occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves ...
HOW TO GET OUT OF A BAD MOOD: 12 TIPS, HUFFINGTON POST

HOW TO GET OUT OF A BAD MOOD: 12 TIPS, HUFFINGTON POST

"Large and rapidly moving, ominous clouds of negativity roll into my mind, infuse my thoughts and deeply darken my mood ...
15 AFFIRMATIONS: FIND THE COURAGE TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU WANT, HUFFINGTON POST

15 AFFIRMATIONS: FIND THE COURAGE TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU WANT, HUFFINGTON POST

"Over the past 20 years of working as a psychotherapist, I have been awed and inspired by the fierce courage ...
MINDFULNESS FOR MIND-BLOWING SEX: 5 PRACTICES, HUFFINGTON POST

MINDFULNESS FOR MIND-BLOWING SEX: 5 PRACTICES, HUFFINGTON POST

"Electric shivers of euphoria ripple throughout her naked body. The summer breeze encircles the lovers, intensifying the deeply arousing sensation ...