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.

Marter is a blogger for the Huffington Post and PsychCentral and her articles have been picked up by magazines such as Spirituality & Health. She currently has two books in development.

Marter has been a public speaker since 2000, providing workplace wellness seminars, corporate trainings, continuing education for therapists, and motivational keynotes for Fortune 500 companies.

Marter is the Founder of Urban Balance, a counseling practice she started in 2004 and grew to over 100 therapists working from nine locations during her 13-year tenure as CEO.

She currently serves at the Midwest Region Chair 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.