Joyce Pelletier, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Counseling for Individuals, Children, and Families
Joyce Pelletier is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maine. She has a B.A. from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts and a Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of Maine, as well as hundreds of hours of continuing education
Joyce is a member of the Maine Clinical Counselor’s Association and the International Board of Christian Counselors. Formerly the director of Sunrise Seminars, she is dedicated to helping others improve their lives through education, insight, and change. She is the co-author of Recovering from Traumatic Stress: A Guide for Missionaries, and a seasoned presenter in nationwide conferences on the topic of trauma and recovery. Her chapter on “Spirituality and Healing” in the book Healing War Trauma, A Handbook of Creative Approaches has been recently published by Routledge Press.
Joyce is the happily married mother of three adult children. She has over 30 years experience as an educator, school guidance counselor, and clinical therapist interacting with families of all types in Massachusetts, California, Ohio, and Maine. Early in her counseling career, Joyce worked as a school guidance counselor in central Maine, but now lives in southern Maine where she runs a private practice in counseling. As a family therapist, she is able to integrate her knowledge of education and mental health issues to help families problem-solve, overcome personal issues, and work toward positive home and school experiences.
Joyce also counsels individually with adults who are experiencing life transitions, mood disorders, grief and loss, or psychological and spiritual problems. Her clients include those who wish to improve their marriages, parenting, communication, and/or life skills.