Our Mission


Joyful life counseling was founded on the idea of finding the best methods for helping individuals struggling with mental health and substance abuse; and through advanced treatment plans and caring staff see them past the obstacles into real world success. No matter the person, no matter the issue we are committed to helping them find a joyful life.





Our Services

Mental health and substance abuse assessments for adults, adolescents and children. Therapy can range from individual, group, to family therapy and HIPPA compliant web based solutions.

Areas we counsel:

  • Abuse/Addiction
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • behavior modification
  • Bipolar/co-dependence
  • Communication skills
  • Co-occurring Disorders
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Family/Parenting/Relationships/Self-Esteem
  • Stress management/spiritual issues
  • substance abuse
  • Trauma
  • women’s issues.

Our Methods:

Our therapeutic approach utilizes an integrative approach to counseling. Integrative counseling being the process of selecting concepts from a great many models to fit each client uniquely. 


OUr Office

Our office is located at 

400 West 1st North Street

Suite D, Morristown TN


Monday –Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (423) 616-0297

Fax: (424) 390-0052

E-mail: smoore@joyfullifecounseling.net

E-mail: me@joyfullifecounseling.net


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Who we are...


Sonya Moore, MS, LADAC II

Sonya Moore, holds a masters Degree in psychology and is currently licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor level II in the state of Tennessee. She is currently a doctoral student seeking her PhD in psychology with a specialization in addictions.  



Marguerite Elkins, MS, LMFT, SAP

Marguerite Elkins,  currently holds an MS in counseling from Carson-Newman College, is licensed by the state of Tennessee as a marriage and family therapist and is a substance abuse professional. She is trained in EDMR and specializes in trauma therapy.