About Joyce Marter, LCPC

Joyce Marter is a licensed psychotherapist and Founder of Urban Balance, a counseling private practice with over 100 therapists working from ten locations in Chicagoland, St. Louis and Denver.

Marter was honored to be selected by Crain’s Chicago Business for their “40 Under 40” List of 2010 and by The Family Institute at Northwestern University for Distinguished Alumni of the Year in 2008.

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

She is a member of the National Speaker Association, keynote speaker, professional trainer for therapists and businesses with innovative motivational talks and presentations.

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 Wall Street Journal, CNN, Real Simple Magazine, U.S News & World Report and MTV.


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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 9 Apr 2019
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