Since 1988 Joy has studied holistic methods of healing and energy medicine with Jean Houston, Ph.D. of the Foundation for Mind Research, Margaret Nash Rubin of the Center for Sacred Theatre, and Jack Schwarz of the Aletheia Foundation. She has also trained in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback at the Menninger Foundation Center for Applied Psycho-physiology. She is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association and the Society for the Study of Neuronal Regulation. Presently located in Ashland, Oregon, her practice, "Partners For Health", is a multi-modal practice in which participants share responsibility for the healing process and learn about orchestrating their own minds, bodies, and psyches. A mixture of onventional medicine, energy medicine, biofeedback, and neuro-feedback is utilized with an emphasis on prevention and holistic healing (body, mind, soul, and spirit.) Neurofeedback is done at present utilizing argaret Ayers' Neuropathways program for closed head injury, migraine headaches, stress related disorders, and various other conditions.