Now, more than ever, mental health is a topic that is at the forefront of society. One in five American adults has a mental illness, and 70 percent of Americans in the workforce suffer with depression. Statistics show that this can cause a significant decrease in productivity and millions of workdays lost every year.
As a licensed psychotherapist and acclaimed national speaker passionate about destigmatizing mental illness and promoting mental health awareness, Joyce’s life’s work has been centered on helping people deal with mental health challenges in a constructive way. She prides herself on engaging in conversations surrounding mental health and offering tools to help people overcome their own personal challenges.
And as a renowned mental health practitioner, Joyce understands the unique needs of both individuals and organizations when it comes to addressing and destigmatizing mental health. Her approach is evidence-based, and her presentation fosters a conversation around mental health, while also providing resources for you and your staff.
As a mental health speaker at your organization, Joyce’s mission is multidimensional, and includes:
Joyce works to customize her presentations to your company’s individual needs, regardless of the type and size of your business. As such, she will have a discussion with the appropriate staff to learn more about your organization and its challenges in order to deliver critical communication, key resources and skills that affect your bottom line. Her approach is sensitive yet purposeful.
Joyce Marter, LCPC
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Joyce works with organizations that want to improve the following:
-Emotional Intelligence (regulating emotions in the workplace and effective conflict resolution)
…And decrease the following:
-Liability Risks (related to behavioral and mental health and addiction issues)
Delivering unmatched inspirational and resourceful presentations, motivational keynote addresses and organizational consulting, Joyce is here for you and your organization.
Large or small, Joyce has helped countless companies, include Fortune 500 companies, address difficult issues in the workplace and transform for the better for over two decades. As a highly experienced professional who combines her psychology background with tried and true communication tactics and business leadership, Joyce’s workplace seminars are captivating and engaging and have received outstanding feedback. More times than not, employees can input her tools and thought leadership not only into their work lives but their personal lives, as well.
Joyce Marter has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 1998 and is the Founder of Urban Balance, 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 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 and is routinely consulted as an expert by the media. She has been featured in such outlets as The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, CNN, Real Simple Magazine and MTV.
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!”