Joyce Marter In The Media

Interview with Fox32 Chicago: How to Recommend Therapy
Stress, depression and anxiety are things we all deal with at one point or another and sometimes we need the ...
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3 Simple Ways to Spread Kindness in a Rude World
Real Simple quoted Joyce Marter in an online article about simple ways to spread kindness. Read the full article here ...
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Joyce Marter Quoted in Chicago Tribune Article on Self-Care
By Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, Contact Reporter Chicago Tribune September 21, 2017 It’s 3 p.m. Your eyes are growing tired, your legs ...
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How to Raise Kinder Kids
Joyce Marter, LCPC  shares her tips in a Real Simple article about raising kinder kids! Read the full article here ...
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Real Simple Article: Spreading Kindness in a Rude World
Joyce Marter, LCPC was recently quoted in the Real Simple article, “Spreading Kindness in a Rude World.” The original article appears ...
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Interview with Sylvia Perez on FOX32 News
"Preparing Yourself & Your Child for the Transition to College" Watch Joyce Marter's interview with FOX32 Chicago News! ...
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Online Counseling Programs Interview
Urban Balance was voted one of the top counseling blogs by Online Counseling Programs. The site interviewed Joyce Marter to ...
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Interview with Voyage Chicago
"Meet Joyce Marter of Urban Balance," an interview with Voyage Chicago. Read the full article here.  ...
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5 Couples Therapists Share How Your Marriage Can Survive an Affair
Joyce Marter quoted in Woman's Day magazine article about relationships. Read the full article here. Joyce Marter, licensed psychotherapist and CEO ...
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9 Self-Love Tips That Won't Make You Roll Your Eyes
By Brittany Risher, Livestrong.com Read the full article here. Some self-love gurus make it seem like buying yourself flowers or ...
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15 things successful people do on Sunday nights
Joyce Marter was quoted in this Business Insider piece about ways to improve the Sunday night blues. It might be ...
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Use Design Thinking to Better Your Career
Joyce Marter is quoted in this article about how you can design a career that combines your needs, desires, skills, talents and ...
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The Chemistry of Love - Joyce Marter Mentioned in Inside Columbia Magazine Piece
Joyce Marter was quoted in a piece by Inside Columbia Magazine about The Chemistry of Love. She discusses attraction and ...
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Joyce Marter Mentioned in Hartford Courant Piece about Pushing Yourself Beyond Your Comfort Zone
Read the full article, "Finding Your Comfort Zone — And Then Pushing Yourself Beyond It" ...
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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 ...
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Joyce Marter and Bela Gandhi discuss dating and relationships on Fox32 News
On October 21, 2016, Joyce Marter appeared with dating expert Bela Gandhi on Fox32 News to discuss online dating and ...
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Joyce Marter Quoted in Crain's Chicago Business About a CEO Who Lost Her Husband to Suicide
Joyce Marter, LCPC is quoted in a recent Crain’s Chicago Business piece about Wendy Berger, CEO at Chicago-based real estate development ...
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A prisoner of the office clique? Then get out more often
UB’S JOYCE MARTER FEATURED IN REDEYE Pro tip: Workers in an office clique should make sure they stay away from ...
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13 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights
Joyce Marter featured in The Business Insider on beating the Sunday Night blues. Experts say there are certain things successful ...
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The True Key to Success, According to This Inspiring Psychotherapist
Joyce Marter featured in Inc. article: stay aligned with your authentic self as a business leader. During a conversation with ...
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Raising Socially Aware Kids
Joyce Marter featured in Chicago Parent Magazine on how to manage current events. With the presidential election only weeks away, ...
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SIGNS OF WORKPLACE BULLYING & WAYS TO PREVENT IT
According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, more than a quarter of Americans have been the target of workplace bullying. SIGNS ...
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UBM's LET'S STAY TOGETHER TALK RADIO SHOW
Joyce shares her advice and insight about coping with divorce on Urban Broadcast Media's "Let's Stay Together" Talk Radio segment Making ...
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JOYCE on MTV's THE REAL WORLD
In the the season finale of this Real World Chicago series, Joyce gives cast members a group therapy session. Topics ...
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JOYCE MARTER OF URBAN BALANCE CRAIN'S "40 UNDER 40" FOR 2010
Joyce Marter, 38 | Co-owner, psychotherapist | Urban Balance LLC | Chicago "Affordable, accessible and de-stigmatized mental health care: That's ...
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JOYCE MARTER TALKS TO ROB HART ON WGN RADIO ABOUT FAMILY CONFLICT AROUND THE HOLIDAYS
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JOYCE MARTER RETURNS AS GUEST ON ROB HART SHOW AND DISCUSSES HOLIDAY STRESS WHEN UNEMPLOYED
Joyce Marter, LCPC, was interviewed by Rob Hart on WGN Radio 720, discussing the additional stress that unemployment and underemployment ...
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JOYCE MARTER DISCUSSED SPRING WEATHER EFFECTS WITH GREG JARRETT OF WGN RADIO
Listen to the podcasts here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/ubbucket/urban+balance+2+16.mp3 And here:  https://s3.amazonaws.com/ubbucket/urban+balance+2+16+2.mp3 ...
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JOB LOSS: 3 TIPS TO KEEPING YOURSELF "NEW JOB READY", PART 2, EXAMINER.COM
"This article concludes the two-part interview with Joyce Marter, licensed psychotherapist and owner of Chicago-based Urban Balance. So many times when ...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO CONSIDER BEFORE HAVING KIDS, PSYCH CENTRAL
"Having a baby is a big decision that requires couples to do some serious self-reflecting and communicating. But some couples ...
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20 WAYS TO CHOOSE HAPPINESS, THE MEN GOOD PROJECT
"I love when I notice I’m smiling when I’m alone. The smile isn’t falsely constructed to please anyone else. Rather, ...
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STORIES THAT SABOTAGE COPING AND SPIKE STRESS, PSYCH CENTRAL
"Our belief systems, or personal stories, dictate our behavior. The stories we spin about ourselves can shape everything from the decisions we ...
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HOW EXERCISE CAN HELP YOU EASE THE SUNDAY NIGHT BLUES, FOUNDER INSTITUTE
"Dreading the thought of returning to the office after a restful weekend? You’re not alone; in an international Monster.com poll, ...
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THERAPISTS SPILL: WHEN BEING A THERAPIST WAS ESPECIALLY HARD, PSYCH CENTRAL
"When we’re going through something difficult or stressful at home, it often spills into our workplace. This can get especially ...
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THERAPISTS SPILL: THE BIGGEST LESSONS I'VE LEARNED FROM MY CLIENTS, PSYCH CENTRAL
"Clients no doubt learn a thing or two from their therapists. They may learn to cope with painful emotions. They ...
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3 FACTS ABOUT FEELINGS, PSYCH CENTRAL
"Many of us have an uncomfortable relationship with our feelings. We might stuff down our sadness or sweep away our ...
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PROMOTING SAFETY & WELLNESS IN KIDS' USE OF TECHNOLOGY
by Joyce Marter, LCPC In this time of rapidly developing technology, it’s challenging for parents to stay current and informed ...
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6 EYE-OPENING NEW WAYS TO GET TO KNOW YOURSELF, PSYCH CENTRAL
"When you know yourself on a deeper level, you can create a life that is meaningful and joyous for you, ...
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JOYCE MARTER QUOTED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ABOUT COUPLE'S BABY COUNSELING
"Along with shopping for sippy cups and strollers, expectant parents may want to consider another task for their to-do list: ...
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UB'S MARTER DISCUSSING, "FAMILY FALLOUTS" ON AGING INFO RADIO, AM 560WIND
Joyce Marter was recently a guest on AgingInfoRadio AM 560WIND with Sue Zawacki discussing the topic of family fallouts.  The ...
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JOYCE MARTER OF URBAN BALANCE TALKS ABOUT THE NEGATIVES OF THE "GEOGRAPHICAL CURE" IN REDEYE ARTICLE
"Michael Marier lived an enviable life in Chicago. He earned about $75,000 a year managing promotions, which often meant giving ...
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URBAN BALANCE FEATURED IN NORTHSIDE PARENTS NETWORK
"Bringing home that little bundle of joy is a big event. You prepare the nursery, buy just the right outfits, ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN BOOK, "MAKING MARRIAGE A SUCCESS"
"Making Marriage a Success supplies the information you need to bolster your marriage, or get it back on track. Its ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "JOB LOSS: THREE TIPS FOR KEEPING YOURSELF "NEW JOB READY", PART 1", EXAMINER.COM
"Working for one or two companies during one’s career is a thing of the past. The new norm is changing ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "ARE YOU A DRAMA MAMA? KNOW WHEN TO BACK OFF," LIFE & BEAUTY WEEKLY
"Your child has a fight with a friend. She’s in tears; you’re furious and ready to defend her. But should ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "8 WAYS FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO EARN TRUST IN THE WORKPLACE," CAREERBLISS.COM
"Heather Huhman, Gen Y expert and founder of marketing firm Come Recommended, described the young workforce best in an interview ...
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ARTICLE BY UB'S MARTER, "PROJECTING CONFIDENCE IN THE WORKPLACE," TODAY'S CHICAGO WOMAN
"I recently asked a group of business owners, 'Which is more important for success—confidence or talent?' The consensus was confidence ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "THE FRIENDS/FAMILY BALANCE," TODAY'S MODERN FAMILY
"The Beatles got it right: You can get by with a little help from your friends. Trouble is it’s tough ...
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ARTICLE BY UB'S MARTER, "SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE TIPS", TODAY'S CHICAGO WOMAN
"Premarital counseling may be more important than your wedding dress. If you are engaged, the idea of premarital counseling may ...
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UB'S JOYCE MARTER QUOTED IN NEW ZEALAND'S SUNDAY MAGAZINE
"A bundle of joy can bring all kinds of misery, but American parents-to-be are heading it off at the pass ...
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URBAN BALANCE QUOTED IN CRAIN'S ARTICLE: "SUMMER SLACKING SLOW THE PACE OF BUSINESS IN CHICAGO"
"After a cold, snowy winter and a soaked spring, Chicagoans naturally want to enjoy the summer sun and warmth. Ask ...
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JOYCE MARTER OF URBAN BALANCE TALKS ABOUT OVEREXPOSURE AND RETREATING FROM IT WITH CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS.
"When the whole world is becoming more socially connected, it seems heretical, if not plain dumb, to pull back. Yet ...
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JOYCE MARTER OF URBAN BALANCE TALKS ABOUT WORKPLACE STRESS IN CHICAGO TRIBUNE'S REDEYE
"One in three American employees are chronically overworked, and 54 percent felt overwhelmed by how much they're expected to complete, according to ...
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MARTER FEATURED IN WOMEN'S HEALTH ARTICLE: DOES YOUR GUY HAVE BABY FEVER?
"Men get a reputation for being baby-averse, but they may be more eager to have kids than you realize. In ...
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UB'S MARTER FEATURED IN PARENTS MAGAZINE ARTICLE: HOW TO STAY CLOSE AFTER BABY
"I knew having a baby would change my day-to-day. But I didn't know it would rock my relationship too. After ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN LIVING HEALTHY CHICAGO
UB owner and therapist, Joyce Marter tells Living Healthy Chicago why taking risks and testing your limits can be empowering ...
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UB'S MARTER TELLS CAREERBLISS HOW TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE BEFORE A JOB INTERVIEW
"Sweaty palms. Shaky voice. Blank mind. These symptoms of nervousness can seriously sabotage a job interview, no matter how prepared and qualified you ...
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UB'S MARTER SHARES HER FAVORITE HOLIDAY TRADITION IN PSYCHCENTRAL ARTICLE
UB owner, Joyce Marter opens up in a recent Therapists Spill segment of PsychCentral about why decorating her home for ...
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ARTICLE BY UB'S MARTER, "IS IT NORMAL TO BECOME REALLY ANXIOUS BEFORE A THERAPY APPOINTMENT?," THERAPISTS.COM
"It is completely normal to be nervous or anxious before attending a therapy session, especially your first one. Many people do not know ...
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UB'S JOYCE MARTER QUOTED IN, "DON'T BE BORED AT WORK: 7 PRODUCTIVE WAYS TO FILL DOWNTIME," CAREER BLISS
UB Founder, Joyce Marter offers tips to CareerBliss on how to stay productive at work. Article published on July 27th, 2012.  "Boredom ...
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QUOTED IN, "4 TRIED-AND-TRUE TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES," US NEWS
"If your current time-management system involves 5-hour ENERGY drinks or three to four cups of coffee per day, it's time for a ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN,"WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE HAVING KIDS," YOUR TANGO
"Having a baby is a big decision that requires couples to do some serious self-reflecting and communicating. But some couples don’t exactly ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMOTIONS IN THE WORKPLACE," U.S. NEWS
"Dealing with emotions in the office is tricky. You don't want to be branded as the person who freaks out ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "10 WAYS TO OVERCOME PRE-JOB INTERVIEW JITTERS," CAREER BLISS
"Knots and butterflies in your belly. Heart and mind racing. Sweaty palms. Shortness of breath. These symptoms can be pretty hard ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "GIRLS SCOUTS UPDATES IMAGE FROM CAMPFIRES TO C-SUITE", CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS
"Tonight, ComEd CEO Anne Pramaggiore and 450 other women will raise their hands to recite the Girl Scout pledge at ...
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HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS: SHOULD YOUR HUSBAND BE YOUR BEST FRIEND?
"It’s the height of wedding season, and couples across America are kicking off their new lives with heartfelt toasts that ...
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HOW PSYCHOLOGY CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR BUSINESS
"Are you aware of the unconscious psychological forces that can improve or undermine your business? Recognizing which traits are which ...
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6 LESSER-KNOWN WAYS TO BOOST YOUR ENERGY THROUGHOUT THE DAY
"You’re at work executing tasks and checking off your to-do list. Then the afternoon hits, and your energy dips. You ...
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"PEOPLE WHO HURT US", MOODS MAGAZINE
"Shame is inexorably tied to the question that many of us will eventually ask ourselves, 'Are we a human doing ...
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"HOW CREATIVE CONFIDENCE CAN BOOST YOUR HAPPINESS", CAREERBLISS
"Many psych experts say that we are all born with an innate hint of creativity. But as we grow older, ...
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"SEVEN SELF COMPASSIONATE STRATEGIES TO EXPERIENCE SADNESS", BELIEFNET
"Many of us have a hard time experiencing sadness. We ignore it, hoping it’ll go away. Or we stuff it ...
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"I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY DID THAT! TAMING JUDGMENTAL TENDENCIES", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Being judgmental can be a good thing. Our judgment is a survival skill, according to psychotherapist Joyce Marter, LCPC. It ...
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"THERAPISTS SPILL: 10 TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF THERAPY", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Therapy can seem like a mystery. What do you talk about? Can you really be honest? How do you know if ...
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"THERAPISTS SPILL: 9 MYTHS ABOUT THERAPY THAT SABOTAGE THE PROCESS", PSYCHCENTRAL
"What many of us know about therapy often comes from television and films, which typically provide an inaccurate picture — or really ...
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"THE POWER OF EMPATHY IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS & HOW TO ENHANCE IT", PSYCHCENTRAL
"'Empathy is truly the heart of the relationship,' said Carin Goldstein, a licensed marriage and family therapist. 'Without it, the relationship ...
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"3 FACTS ABOUT FEELINGS", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Many of us have an uncomfortable relationship with our feelings. We might stuff down our sadness or sweep away our ...
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"THERAPISTS SPILL: THE BOOKS I TURN TO ON A DIFFICULT DAY", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Sometimes, just reading a few words of wisdom or support can help to soothe us and give us clarity. Reading ...
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"HOW TO RESPOND TO RUDE OR INAPPROPRIATE REMARKS", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Sooo, you’ve been together for seven years; when are you finally going to get engaged? How come you two aren’t having ...
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"THERAPISTS SPILL: HOW THERAPY IS DIFFERENT THAN TALKING TO A FRIEND", PSYCHCENTRAL
"A common reason people give for not seeking therapy is that, well, it’s basically like talking to a friend – except you ...
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"WHAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THERAPY", PSYCHCENTRAL
"Therapy is highly misunderstood. That’s due to several key reasons. For starters, therapy is conducted behind closed doors, which makes ...
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THERAPISTS SPILL: WHY I DO WHAT I DO, PSYCHCENTRAL
"This month in our regular series, where therapists share a sneak peek of their personal and professional lives, we wanted ...
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THERAPISTS SPILL: HOW I MANAGE MURKY MOODS, PSYCHCENTRAL
"Everyone gets into a bad mood. Everyone has a bad day. Or two. And everyone has a hard time figuring ...
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SUMMER READING: 20 MENTAL HEALTH BOOKS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE, PSYCHCENTRAL
"The summer, a season known for slowing down, is the perfect time for catching up on the books collecting dust ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "3 RELATIONSHIP PITFALLS WHEN ENTERING PARENTHOOD & POINTERS TO HELP," PSYCH CENTRAL
"Couples are often surprised just how much a baby changes their relationship and their lives. In fact, 'A baby will ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "5 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR ASSERTIVENESS," PSYCH CENTRAL
"'Assertiveness involves advocating for yourself in a way that is positive and proactive,' said Joyce Marter, LCPC, psychotherapist and owner ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "THERAPISTS SPILL: 11 MYTHS ABOUT THERAPY," PSYCHCENTRAL
"In past pieces in the “Therapists Spill” series, clinicians have shared everything from why they love their work to how to lead a ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "5 IDEAS FOR BOOSTING YOUR BODY IMAGE," PSYCH CENTRAL
"It takes continuous practice to maintain a positive body image. Think of it as a skill that needs attention and ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "MENTAL HEALTH MONTH: 9 MYTHS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS & THERAPY," PSYCHCENTRAL
"Even in today’s advanced world, there’s still much misunderstanding and stigma surrounding mental illness. Many of us are quick to ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "LETTING YOUR KIDS FIGHT THEIR OWN BATTLES," PSYCH CENTRAL
"Say your child was called a nasty name on the playground or didn’t get invited to a classmate’s birthday party ...
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3 UB THERAPISTS QUOTED IN "THERAPISTS SPILL: 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE," PSYCHCENTRAL
"You don’t need an overhaul to improve the quality of your life. Just a few steps can help to boost ...
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3 UB THERAPISTS QUOTED IN, "THERAPISTS SPILL: WHAT'S YOUR MOTTO ON LIFE?"
"Have you ever thought about your motto on life? Maybe it’s a saying that captures your purpose or your mission ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "THERAPISTS SPILL: THE BEST WAYS TO SHRINK STRESS & ANXIETY," PSYCHCENTRAL
"Stress is a reality for all of us. But it doesn’t have to lead to overwhelm. There are many ways ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "THERAPISTS SPILL: THE MOMENT I REALIZED I AM ENOUGH," PSYCHCENTRAL
"Many of us feel like we have to earn our self-worth. Maybe we need to net a hefty paycheck. Maybe ...
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UB'S MARTER FEATURED IN, "CLINICIANS ON THE COUCH: 10 QUESTIONS WITH THERAPIST JOYCE MARTER," PSYCH CENTRAL
"Every month we feature a different clinician, who gives us a snippet into their work and life. They reveal everything ...
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UB'S JOYCE MARTER QUOTED IN PSYCHCENTRAL ARTICLE
In honor of World Mental Health Day today, Joyce Marter reveals the heroes who have influenced her work and life ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN, "THERAPISTS SPILL: 12 WAYS TO ACCEPT YOURSELF," PSYCHCENTRAL
"For many people self-acceptance is hard to come by on a good day. It’s tenuous, a glass with tiny cracks, ...
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UB'S JOYCE MARTER QUOTED IN PSYCHCENTRAL ARTICLE
UB owner, Joyce Marter weighs in on some of the challenges therapists face in recent PsychCentral "Therapists Spill" series. "Our ...
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UB'S MARTER QUOTED IN "THERAPISTS SPILL" PIECE IN PSYCHCENTRAL
UB owner, Joyce Marter offers advice and tips to mental health professionals about what to do and consider when a ...
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UB'S MARTER FEATURED IN PSYCHCENTRAL ARTICLE: RED FLAGS A CLINICIAN ISN'T RIGHT FOR YOU
"Picking a therapist can seem like a daunting and time-consuming task. As clinical psychologist Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D, said, 'It’s hard ...
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UB'S MARTER FEATURED IN PSYCHCENTRAL ARTICLE: HOW I COPE WITH STRESS
"None of us is immune to stress — not even the professionals who help others cope with theirs. In fact, ...
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