Zina Mercil

Director of Coaching, Workplace Well-being

Zina Mercil (MA, LPC, NCC, R-DMT, RYT) is a coach, therapist, presenter, and writer. She specializes in increasing personal awareness, growth, and performance while decreasing secondary trauma, burnout, and health consequences.

Zina is fascinated with mindfulness and the mind/body connection, particularly for corporate professionals, health care and mental health providers, first responders, and others who work in fields of high emotional demand and trauma. She additionally works with three national non-profits: Vital Hearts Resiliency Training Initiative, The Good Listening Project, and Project Athena Foundation. Her primary work spectrum as a therapist includes mind/body approaches in inpatient and outpatient for trauma and addiction settings, hospice, and supporting people with life-altering medical setbacks. She’s spoken at many national conferences, including Stanford’s MedX, and presents regularly for corporations and non-profits on well-being, mindfulness, and compassion fatigue.

Zina has a master’s degree in somatic counseling psychology- dance/movement therapy and body psychotherapy from Naropa University and a bachelor’s in neuroscience from The Colorado College.

A few fun facts about Zina…

Prior to becoming a well-being coach, Zina did music theater professionally. In her spare time, she writes poetry and loves doing oil paintings of anatomical forms and flowers. She was also part of creating an art project for Burning Man.