- Public Speaking
Joyce Marter, LCPC
With mental health at the forefront of society and news more than ever before, it’s vital to address it. Why? Because mental health affects not only how we think, but how we feel and, in turn, our actions. This is important regardless of age, gender, background or socioeconomic status. This is where a mental health speaker in Chicago comes in.
Though the stigma of mental health is beginning to lessen, discussing mental health issues is imperative because it can provide much needed support to those who need it — and it can even save lives.
Joyce Marter, mental health speaker in Chicago, has based her life’s work on destigmatizing mental health and offering tools and resources to shed light on this subject, particularly in the workplace.
With 70 percent of the American workforce suffering with depression, it’s no surprise that mental health issues can cause workplace productivity to suffer or even plummet. In fact, one in five Americans today has some type of mental illness.
As an experienced licensed psychotherapist and internationally acclaimed mental health speaker in Chicago and CEO, Joyce Marter has delivered countless speaking engagements and training sessions as well as written articles on the topic of mental health. She also is an expert in helping identify someone in need of help along with the most valuable tools to assist individuals in overcoming life’s challenges.
The companies she works with repeatedly find that a healthy workplace, with a staff that engaged, is more productive and directly impacts their bottom line. Her customized training programs as a mental health speaker in Chicago offer an in-depth look at the importance of mental health and provides your staff with insight on:
Joyce has worked with companies of all sizes and in a wide variety of industries and can work with you to create a session that fits your organization’s and your employees’ needs. With a sensitive, compassionate and purposeful approach, Joyce Marter, mental health speaker in Chicago, can help your team experience heightened overall wellness, increased morale and higher productivity, as well as increased emotional intelligence and conflict resolution ability. Further, her training can help improve absenteeism rates, turnover, costs of healthcare and also liability related to addiction and mental health.
With media appearances in over 11 countries that have reached 1 billion people, Joyce understands what it takes to deliver a meaningful presentation. If you are searching for a mental health speaker near Chicago, contact Joyce today to learn more.
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.