As can be seen with a Masters of Counseling (UM) and a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and Management (honors) from the Upper Iowa University, Joyce has the passion in studying human behavior and helping them to realize their own unique capabilities. Trained and certified as a
Joyce founded Advance Dynamics Asia in 2009 with the dream of improving lives and empowering people. She is also attached with Eve Caring Center, a psychological rehabilitation center in PJ and The Mind Faculty S/B, a private specialist mental healthcare clinic in Mon't Kiara.
Joyce feels that mental and emotional health is just as important and physical health. She currently practices hypnotherapy and
Joyce also has a firm footing in the training field. She enjoys training, public speaking and sharing her knowledge. She cites training a group of youths under a government grant for the 9th Malaysian Plan as the event that embarked her on her current journey. Having been a Toastmaster member for more than 10 years now, training and public speaking comes naturally for her. She has been a mentor and have trained many people in public speaking courses. Her talent in this skill can also be seen as she has won an award for Best Speaker 2004, Trinity Guildhall (London).
Seeing the importance of communication in today?s society, Joyce also holds a Certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). To her, interaction and being able to communicate with one another is vital in today?s workforce. Therefore, through her course syllabuses, be it for team building or public speaking workshops, one can always notice the emphasis on interpersonal communication. Joyce is also a certified trainer with PSMB (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad
Her passion for working with children prompted her to take up the Sleep Talk? program under the founder of the program, Joane Goulding. She is now an Accredited Goulding SleepTalk? Consultant. Under Joane?s tutelage, Elis has been conducting several pro-bono cases and helping children to achieve their maximum potentials.
Elis is also a licensed practitioner of the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). She is accredited by the Energy Psychology Center and is also a member of the Malaysian Society of Complementary Medicine. Her involvement in the helping profession has assisted many people to improve their lives.
On top of her professional life, Elis is also very active as a member and volunteer with All Women?s Action Society (AWAM). AWAM is an NGO that deals with issues of women rights and domestic violence. She is a para-counselor with AWAM?s Telenita helpline. Elis also helps out at events for fund raising and awareness campaigns.