Category: Visual Coaching

Tips for Website Creation and Refresh

One of my clients left her scientific career in the summer, to pursue her passion for Graphic Recording full-time. As such, one of her first strategies upon leaving (after taking a few weeks to decompress, relax and have some fun) was to dive in and work on her identity, brand and refresh her website …… Read more »

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SHIFT-IT SCHOOL: UPCOMING COURSES For Beginners Or Repeaters: Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals Visual Skills for Process Work with Groups and Individuals Over 87% of your facilitation, coaching, training and consulting clients are visual thinkers – learn powerful visual skills to boost the effectiveness of how you work with them. This professional skills training thoroughly covers the… Read more »

[SHIFT-IT Online] Begins Today, Last Minute Joiners Welcome …

SHIFT-IT Online kicks off in just a few hours. This 7-week online coaching program is for people who are ready to Become Your Next Self … in whatever area or combo of areas you want to SHIFT (right livelihood/business, prosperity, relationship, body, fulfillment, etc). Perfect if you are at a natural life crossroads or transition… Read more »


I had a Distance Session client earlier this week … a follow-up with a woman who took my Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals course last season. She’s doing phenomenal … weaving the visual way of working into her current work and also strategizing a 6-month transition plan to launch into an independent practice. In the course of… Read more »

Certified Visual Coach Ayn Hanna’s Autobiographical Badge Project

I’m very fortunate as the nature of my work and life contains many, many blessings. One of the most pleasurable is being connected to awesome Process Professionals from across the globe. Talented, smart, kind and big-hearted people creating their own remarkable livelihoods and making our world a better place in the process. Today, I was… Read more »


It’s Tuesday, so I’m about to lead the weekly session for this season’s Visual Coach Certification®. Today we’re covering “Focus on the Future”, ways to hold the aspirational space for clients, so they can effectively envision their desired “Next Self”. Visioning is one of my favorite activities, so it’s very fun and enjoyable to pass… Read more »

[Visual Coach Certification] Monday is Application Deadline …

Working visually with clients in coaching, counselling and other one-to-one environments is powerful and fulfilling – for both client and practitioner alike. Personally it’s my favourite way of working and I LOVE mentoring other Process Professionals who work with individuals, partners, couples and families (or want to) on how to do it! FYI, the 2014… Read more »

[SHIFT-IT Coach] Last Chance to Get Certified in Visual Coaching This Year …

The 2014 deadline for empowering coaches, therapists and other helping professionals to use our custom Visual Coaching methods and tools is fast approaching (must apply by Monday the 24th to be considered for this year’s cohort!). If you are a process professional who wants to add the power of working visually to your own work… Read more »

In Your Words: Lisa Land May

ONE OF MY MOST FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL EXPERIENCES! “My journey through Visual Coach Certification is one of my most favorite professional and personal experiences.  I sought out Christina Merkley’s expertise to develop my Graphic Recording skills for use in the consulting business I own with my sister.  What I found was my PASSION …… Read more »


I’m in the biz of helping grown adults SHIFT. And I do a lot of SHIFTing myself in the process too – as like attracts like. Often my clients are in the midst of a big developmental step. They are either younger folks (25-45) who really want to get clarity and traction on their professional… Read more »