For 25 years Merle has been coaching and consulting in various industries in the U.S. and Europe. Her focus was process redesign and performance improvement. She has worked with executives and teams focusing on team cohesion and increasing collaborative performance across the organization.
She has continued to add to her coaching expertise becoming credentialed in 2001 as a somatic coach. She currently blends the soma or embodied habits and language assisting clients to have a fuller range of choices and available actions when moving forward projects, teams or in their own personal life. Among her personal achievements, she holds the rank of Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) in the martial art of Aikido. Besides being a Master Somatic Coach, she is also a Master Certified Coach, the highest level of coaching credential awarded by the International Coaching Federation.