P.O. Box 121 Princeton Junction, NJ New Jersey 08550
Support individuals and families impacted by infertility, and all members of the adoption constellation with pre and post adoption, as well as search expertise.
Ages 5 to adult
Ms. Merkel specializes in individual and family counseling for adoptees, adoptive parents, and birth parents; as well as individuals/couples struggling with infertility. Susan is a strong advocate for the disenfranchised and has experience working with people of diverse backgrounds. Ms. Merkel is certified in DBT, CBT and Bowen family systems modalities and was trained by Joni Mantell, LCSW, director of the Infertility and Adoption Counseling Center. She has spoken at several adoption related conferences, is a member of Concerned Persons for Adoption, RESOLVE, and a board member of American Adoption Congress. Ms. Merkel successfully advocated with NJCare, an adoptee rights organization, for passage of the New Jersey Birthright Bill which was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie in May 2014.