Dr. Merritt received her Ph.D. in psychology from Walden University and has extensive education in computer information systems, business administration, and health coaching. She achieved expert rating as a health coach and is a member of the Christian Counseling Association of America. Dr. Merritt’s doctoral dissertation topic yielded information regarding mental health education for clergy members. Dr. Merritt primarily offices at her independent practice, Whole Living, in Gunter, Texas. She enjoys counseling all age groups, couples, and families and has received additional training in assessments and testing.