Joyce Carter, Psy.D, LMHC, is the Director of Wellness at Resilient Retreat. She is a new member of the Sarasota community, coming from Richmond Virginia. Dr. Carter has been in the clinical and healing profession for over twenty years, working with individuals and families who have experienced significant trauma. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Art and Dance and Masters Degree in Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Carter is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Her passion for self-care, preventing burnout, and living one’s best life through mindfulness and positive psychology inspired her to pursue her Doctorate Degree of Psychology.
In her free time, Dr. Carter enjoys running, yoga, reading, and spending time with her family. Dr. Carter is a strong proponent of living mindfully and savoring each moment. She believes that this can give us not only the ability to heal from past/present trauma, but also allow us the opportunity to enrich our lives so we may thrive and flourish.