- Public Speaking
Mental health knows no bounds. As such, Joyce Marter’s scope of work, likewise, knows no borders. In fact, her work has reached an international audience of over 1 billion people across the globe.
According to the World Health Organization, only 1 percent of the global health workforce works in mental health and 45 percent of the world’s population live in a country that has less than one psychiatrist per 100,000 people. These are startling numbers as, in the U.S. alone, one in five people has a mental illness.
Joyce’s mission is to create awareness around and assistance with anxiety, depression and addiction. As an internationally renowned mental health and behavior healthcare speaker, thought leader, Clinical Case Consultant at Northwestern University, award-winning therapist, acclaimed business professional and leader, Joyce works with people to help them lead happier and more fulfilled lives free from the chains of depression and anxiety.
Her expertise is focused on:
Whether as a keynote speaker, writer or practitioner, Joyce travels internationally to share resources and information around mental health.
Joyce Marter, LCPC and International Speaker
Business Insider Espana “14 Things that Successful People Always Do On Sundays at Night”• Dec. 9, 2018
News.com.au “Psychotherapist Joyce Marter Reveals Her Top Ten Tips for a Better Sex Life”• Feb. 12, 2014
The Toronto Star “Does Social Media Make It Easier to Cheat on Your Partner?”• Nov. 21, 2016
HuffPost Canada “15 Ways to Live Authentically and Amazingly”• Feb. 13, 2015
HuffPost Canada “8 Life Lessons from My 8-Year-Old”• May 6, 2014
HuffPost Canada “Chemistry and Attraction: When It’s Healthy and When It’s Not”• Jan. 24, 2014
HuffPost Canada “Free Yourself by Being Direct”• Dec. 30, 2013
HKExcursion.com “The Sex Life of Hong Kongers”• Dec. 7, 2018
Soho.com “If You Want to Change Your Life There are Nine Things You Must Do”• June 28, 2018
Soho.com “Ten Tips to Mend a Broken Heart after a Terrible Breakup” • Nov. 21, 2016
World Journal “Living with a Partner: How to Be Safe”• Jan. 4, 2019
Un Caffe con Francesco “Accept Me For What I Am”• Nov. 21, 2017
The Huffington Post “20 Tricks for a Happier Life”• Oct. 17, 2014
Bigodino.it “Methods to Manage Stress”• Feb. 8, 2018
Dinero En Imagen “Learn Three Lessons About Emotions”• June 1, 2014
Nieuw op NSMBL “Met deze 3 tops krijg je meer controle over je leven” • Feb. 14, 2019
Sunday Magazine “Love After Baby”• Jul. 24, 2011 (cover story)
Andreea Raicu “13 moduri prin care bunatatea te va face mai fericita” • Mar. 25, 2019
Russia TV “8 Methods of Getting Rid of Stress, Use by Psychologist Themselves”• Jan. 19, 2018
Pymex “9 cosas que las personas exitosas hacen los domingos por la noche”• Sept. 19, 2019
Pymex “Things that Successful People Do at Sundays at Night”• Jan. 25, 2019
TechFeedThai “12 Behaviors that Successful People Do on a Sunday”• Feb. 5, 2018
BestLife “12 Ways to Repair a Sexless Marriage, According to Marriage Counselors”• Dec. 21, 2018
TRITHUCVN “8 Ways to Eliminate Stress from Psychologists”• Nov. 30, 2018
ChaseHay 365“6 Good Tips to Free Yourself from the Stress of Psychologists” • Oct. 2, 2018
Cafe Biz “Controlling Emotions Has Never Been Easy, Don’t Hold Back”• June 25, 2018
Diem bao “What Do Successful People Do on a Sunday Night?” • March 27, 2016
Chuyenn Hatron “Stress Relief”• March 22, 2016
InTM “16 Things Successful People Do on a Sunday Night” • Jan. 2016
VN Express.net “What Successful People Do on a Sunday Night” • Feb. 15, 2015
The Giomatxa.net “4 Time Management Methods to Get a Better Job” • June 16, 2012
Joyce Marter has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 1998 and is the Founder of Urban Balance, one of the largest counseling practices in the U.S. and an insurance-friendly counseling practice she started and grew to over 100 therapists working from nine locations during her tenure as CEO. She is the Chair of the Midwest Region of the American Counseling Association, a Past-President of the Illinois Counseling Association, and a two-term Past-President of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association. With a background in Employee Assistance Program and addictions treatment, Joyce Marter is passionate about providing corporate training seminars and keynote addresses to promote mental health and mindfulness in the workplace. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and has been a mental health public speaker for over twenty years. Joyce Marter is a blogger for PsychCentral and The Huffington Post, is routinely consulted as an expert by the media, and has been featured in such outlets as The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, CNN, Real Simple Magazine and MTV. Her work is widely recognized, and awards include Distinguished Alumni of the Year, The Family Institute at Northwestern University; Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40” and President’s Award for Excellence in Leadership from the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association.
Joyce’s discussions are inclusive, attentive, and genuine. By educating her audience while sharing her own stories and personality, she works to normalize the mental health issues we all face, one way or another, each and every day.
Joyce’s presentations have been hailed as:
“Joyce’s speaking abilities are of the highest level and she enriches the life of every person in her audience!”
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Joyce for several years at Urban Balance, collaborating on several guest speaking events. I was always so impressed in Joyce’s ability to command the room in such a unique way that made our patients and audience feel heartfelt, welcomed, and advocates of her mission—to educate and reduce the stigma around mental health. Joyce has been such an amazing partner and mentor, and I’m happy I’ve had the chance to work with her, and would give her the highest recommendation not only for her practice and therapy, but for her compassion spreading awareness in this space.”
“Joyce’s presentation style is lovely and engaging and her content is solid and on-point.”
“She was authentic & vulnerable (the things we read about & strive to achieve) and was an excellent storyteller, full of wisdom.”
“Needing to increase your resilience? Think that the joy of life is ebbing? Recruit Joyce Marter, LCPC to enliven your spirit! Joyce Marter, LCPC, a clinician for over 20 years and creator and prior CEO of Urban Balance, with over 8 locations and 100 employees, has created an outstanding, passionate workshop presentation for all practicing and soon to be counselors in all settings! Enjoy a lively, engaged presentation of her innovative tools, such as The Wheel of Self-Care Success. We luckily had Joyce Marter present to the Illinois Counseling Association Southern Conference with over 100 people. She wowed us all and left us with giant smiles of self-care in all aspects! Reach out to her now!”