Category: Testimonials

Bruce Hostetter: On Fundamentals of Working Visually Workshop

WAS EVERYTHING I EXPECTED IT TO BE AND MORE “The 3-day on the ground Fundamentals of Working Visually was everything I expected it to be and more. I think we were all impressed with how quickly we were creating full-size graphics and able to be very self-directed once we received basic instruction. I can see… Read more »


Hannah Sanford: New Visual Coach Grad from Maryland, U.S.A.

AN EXCELLENT EXTENSION OF MY GRAPHIC RECORDING PRACTICE INTO PROCESS WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS “Visual Coach Certification was a natural extension of my prior work with Christina Merkley — an excellent expansion of my Graphic Recording practice into process work with individuals. I was impressed by the integrity of the entire program including requirements, the training… Read more »



SPEECH PATHOLOGIST LISA DYMOND MAKES GOOD USE OF WORKING VISUALLY

Lisa Dymond. Speech Pathologist Serving BC & Yukon.

I’M ON A MISSION TO WEAVE THIS VISUAL, CREATIVE, HAPPY WAY OF BEING INTO THE REALM OF SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND INTO MY LIFE OVERALL. I’M TRULY GRATEFUL.  THANK YOU, CHRISTINA! “When I found Christina’s work I was already aware of Graphic Recording and beginning to weave it into my work as a Speech Language… Read more »


Jody Isaac’s Graphic Recording Success at Camosun College and Beyond

SINCE THE TRAININGS I’VE CRAFTED OVER A DOZEN GRAPHIC CHARTS FOR USE IN MY CLASSROOM, OTHER FACULTY MEMBER’S CLASSROOMS, THROUGHOUT MY DEPARTMENT, IN COMMUNITY MEETINGS, IN TEACHER TRAINING, IN EDUCATION COUNCIL MEETINGS, AND EVEN IN A COLLEGE WIDE PRESENTATION TO OVER 500 PEOPLE! “Last year I participated in Christina Merkley’s 3-day in-person Fundamentals of Working… Read more »


CAROLYN ELLIS IN TORONTO TRANSFORMS HER BUSINESS (AND LIFE) BY WORKING VISUALLY

MY MIND WAS BLOWN. INSTANTLY, GRAPHIC RECORDING AND FACILITATION MOVED TO THE FOREFRONT OF MY BUSINESS AND I HAVEN’T STOPPED DOING SINCE. “I had been an admirer of Christina’s work for many years and was immediately drawn to it. Yet I constantly rejected the idea that I could learn to do such a thing as… Read more »


Dr. Rita Smith: Corporate Leader Weighs In On Value of Visual Coach Certification

Dr. Rita Smith Certified Visual Coach

THE VISUAL MAPS AND OVERALL PROCESS WAS LIFE CHANGING “Christina tops my professional gratitude list! I knew of her stellar reputation and took 2 flights, a bus, a train, a ferry and a seaplane to work in person with her! During my incredible private Visual Skills training I learned so much about working visually with… Read more »


Annette Leslie’s Critique Of Our Graphic Facilitation Training

CHRISTINA’S ONLINE GRAPHIC FACILITATION TRAINING MORE THAN DELIVERED ON MY EXPECTATIONS  … AND I HAD PRETTY HIGH EXPECTATIONS! “I wanted to refresh and update my knowledge on graphic facilitation and having researched my local and online options, decided Christina Merkley was the go-to lady. Many courses offer to teach you how to doodle, very little though… Read more »


Andrea Gibbons, Change Consultant: Testimonial for Visual Coaching

I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER SEEN SUCH AN EFFECTIVE PROCESS FOR PERSONAL CHANGE AND ACTIVATION. I CANNOT IMAGINE COACHING ANY OTHER WAY NOW. “Working with Christina has been a life-changer for me. I’ve learned new skills and processes, embraced and polished others that had been laying dormant/ unacknowledged/ unappreciated for a long time, gained clarity… Read more »


In Your Words: Organizational Psychologist Jo Hobson’s Testimonial for Visual Coach Certification

VISUAL COACH CERTIFICATION HAS BEEN A GREAT DECISION IN SO MANY WAYS “I’d been admiring Christina’s work for a long time before I took the plunge and made the investment in Visual Coach Certification. It has been a GREAT decision in SO many ways: My clients absolutely LOVE working with the new Visual Maps; My… Read more »