For over 20 years, Merle has worked with patients, employees and the community in the hospital setting to introduce holistic care for managing stress and improving health.  

As creator of the St. Mary Medical Center Holistic Center in Langhorne, PA, and founding manager of the highly successful 10-week, comprehensive Way to Wellness Program, Merle’s passion and focus center on communicating the significance of the mind-body connection, inspiring and encouraging people to improve the quality of their lives and discover their thriving nature.

​​In addition to a background in natural health and program creation and development, Merle holds certifications in stress management consulting; professional, intrinsic, and retreat coaching; spiritual counseling and bereavement facilitation; guided imagery and meditation instruction; Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster facilitation; Reiki Master-Teaching and more.

As a wife, mother and grandmother, Merle resides in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with her husband, Steve, and their two gentle light beings, Shelby and Verdell.