In-Person Visual Coaching Training

Hello, this summer I’m finally back to in-person trainings – yay! While I love the efficiency of online work, nothing beats the tactile pleasure of paper, markers and other physical supplies! This 3-Day workshop is the Fundamentals of Visual Coaching. All the ins and outs of how to work visually with individuals, partners and groups.… Read more »

Announcing SHIFT-IT eCommunity

Christina Merkley at her tablet smiling at the camera with her puppy Presley on her lap. Wording is for the eCommunity Banner: Drop-in Satsangs, Free Recorded Sessions and Practice Clients

I’m in my fifth year of offering free Public Satsangs, which began back in 2020 when the pandemic restrictions hit. Thank you to the brave and generous folks who have made these co-creations so beautiful over these years! FYI, since the start of this year, videos are no longer being publicly shared on YouTube, or… Read more »

Visual Coach Certification: Starts April 2nd

Are you joining us?! Time to slide under the wire to claim your spot. The 2024 cohort of Visual Coach Certification is just two weeks away. Wonderful adventure to join in deep learning with Process Peeps from around the world. Two pre-requisites are required – Home Study Kits available for last-minute joiners who need to… Read more »

News and Upcoming Events!

Great cohorts have happened this past fall and winter. Really deep with caring people during these shifting times. It’s challenging and edgy work that I’m so grateful to be holding space for. Here’s what’s coming this spring and summer … including my first in-person workshop in over four years! PRIVATE VISUAL SATSANG Saturdays: March 16… Read more »

Visual Coaching – Upcoming SHIFT-IT Retreat

How are you doing during these changing times?! You shifting ok?! No small feat, with the continued intensity happening. I’m writing to remind you that one of my SHIFT-IT Visual Coaching Retreats is forming – which offers an aware community for thoughtful processing. SHIFT-IT Retreats are useful for Newcomers (who come for the first time)… Read more »


A Note From Christina eZine header featuring a handmade close up of a ceramic bowl filled with sparkling christmas tree balls in blues, golds and silvers on a rich wood desktop

Happy Holidays to you and yours! I’m enjoying a few leisurely days here in a relatively mild Canadian winter – so far no snow. Just the way I like it, as dealing with power outages in the woods is no fun. Mom took a tumble a few weeks ago and broke her shoulder. Dad’s loss… Read more »


free annual gift of visual coaching with christina merkley's specialized maps

Happy Holidays! It’s a tradition at this time of year to gift my eZine and blog readers a Mini SHIFT-IT Retreat. A handy reflection tool to doodle out the flow of your life. To see and integrate what’s been happening, and to clarify your ‘doings’ and ‘beings’ from here. I hope you find it fun… Read more »


Follow up from Public Visual Satsang #65.  See below for the video, timestamps, summary, visual maps and date of the next Public Visual Satsang – all welcome! Video: Timestamps: 00:00:00  Welcome and Meditation 00:30:40  [Self Inquiry] Freedom 01:02:10    [Self Inquiry] Energetic Anchoring 01:26:24    [Self Inquiry] It’s Time to Tap In 01:55:38    Closing… Read more »


ONLINE COACHING AND PROCESSING: Private Sessions One-to-one assistance with Christina Merkley via Zoom. Public Visual Satsang – 3rd Sunday of the Month Next Date: Sunday, January 21, 2023 10:00 am – Noon Pacific Time, convert to your zone SHIFT-IT: Online Visual Coaching Retreat  Save 50% Winter 2024: January 20 – March 2, 2024, 7 Saturdays,… Read more »


Beautiful fall colours on Saltspring Island. Bright yellows and oranges along a still lake with moody grey clouded sky. Rainforests of Vancouver Island

Late fall here on the misty coast of western Canada. My dentist is on Salt Spring Island. Takes 4 hours each way to get there … the highway, the parking lot, the ferry, then the road to his office … then the return. It’s a pain in the butt, as it eats up a whole… Read more »