Meet Joyce

Joyce is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Upland since 1990. Her practice is devoted primarily to counseling couples who want to make their relationship better through improved communication and understanding, whether they make up or break up.

Her educational credentials include an undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science from Cal Poly Pomona and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Cal State Fullerton as well as certificates in Alcohol/Drug Treatment and Paralegal Studies from the University of La Verne.

Her special training and experience include extensive marriage counseling and collaborative divorce coaching as well as law office management and writings on adoption, child custody, visitation and divorce.


She is a founding board member of the Collaborative Divorce Professionals of the Inland Empire (CDPIE), a practice group of attorneys, mental health professionals and financial specialists who work together as a team to help families through divorce. She is also a member of Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County (CDSOC), another practice group. as well as the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP).

As a trained collaborative divorce coach and mediator, she is committed to helping families find a peaceful way to end their marriage without going to court.


"When you're going through something hard and wonder where God is,
remember the teacher is always quiet during a test.”