Joyce Marter

Joyce Marter, LCPC, is a licensed psychotherapist with over 20 years experience, the Chair-Elect of the Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association, a clinical consultant at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, a speaker and blogger for the Huffington Post & PsychCentral, and regular contributor to the media on matters of psychology, relationships, career and wellness.

Blogger for The Huffington Post

Marter is a blogger for The Huffington Post and regularly contributes as a psychological expert on television, radio and in print sources such as The Wallstreet Journal, U.S News & World Report and MTV.

Blogger for PsychCentral

Marter is a blogger for PsychCentral on The Psychology of Success. She has a passion for applying psychology to business and is a public speaker for corporations, universities and professional organizations.

After being interviewed on the topic of transition to parenthood by The Wall Street Journal, American Baby Magazine, Parents.com, PsychCentral, New Zealand’s Sunday Magazine and a nationally syndicated new segment that played all across the US, Joyce currently has a book in development - “First Comes Love, Then Comes Carriage: Solutions for Creating and Maintaining a Loving Relationship During Parenthood”

Marter is a professional trainer for therapists and businesses and a national speaker with innovative motivational talks and presentations.

Marter is the Founder of Urban Balance, a counseling private practice with over 100 therapists working from eight locations in Chicagoland & St. Louis.

She currently serves at the Midwest Region Chair-Elect of the American Counseling Association, Past-President of the Illinois Counseling Association and is a two-term Past-President of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association.