Mergen received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2006. She returned home to Colorado immediately after graduation. She worked in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, group homes, and in the school system with students with developmental disabilities. She went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Social Work from Colorado State University in 2011.
Mergen has since worked in a variety of health fields utilizing several modalities of treatment including cognitive behavior and dialectical behavior therapies. She has extensive experience with individuals struggling with mental health disorders, emergency psychiatric services, and crisis intervention.
As an RBT, Mergen anticipates continuing her training to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Mergen is passionate about helping others and looks forward to continuing to learn as much as she can about ABA.
During her free time she enjoys time with her daughter and her 4 cats. She loves crafting, especially working on string art.