Teachers

All content found on Well of Mercy's website is intended as suggestions for independent spiritual exploration and is not meant to be prescriptive. Before beginning a practice, or engaging in an activity that may affect mental and/or physical health, please discuss any concerns with an appropriate medical or mental health provider.

Becky Hambrick

Becky Hambrick, M. Ed. offers Spiritual Direction, SoulCollage® workshops/retreats, dream groups, and Enneagram coaching in Cary, NC and online. Becky completed her Spiritual Direction training in 2016 at the Haden Institute for Spiritual Direction and Dream Leader Training. She trained as a SoulCollage® facilitator in 2017 under Catherine Anderson. In 2020, she completed the Enneagram Approach certification training. Becky can be reached at BeckyHambricksd@gmail.com

Brenda Wallace

Brenda brings years of experience by training in health, well being and self care through massage therapy continuing education, serving at her church’s sponsored Minister retreats, and participating in retreats offered at Well. In 1998, Brenda began at Well of Mercy as a massage therapist with her role expanding in recent years to certified aromatherapist and Director of Operations. Brenda is an excellent problem-solver and shares faithful encouragement with our guests. Her many passions include cooking, singing, laughing, and playing the piano. She is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, certified aromatherapist and also makes sure your stay at Well…

Carmen San Juan

Carmen is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in Religious Education as well as the Charlotte Spirituality Center. A Spiritual Director who honors all faith traditions creating a calm, accepting space in which people can sit and explore the movements of their life. Carmen is grounded in Ignatian Spirituality and the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. Carmen enjoys offering Spiritual Direction and leading spiritual retreats at Well of Mercy.

Catherine Wandell

Catherine has always loved being in nature. In 2018, she had the opportunity to learn more about birding through her local (Forsyth) Audubon and a class from an experienced birder.  This really got her excited about birding. Now Catherine birds whenever she can and has participated in numerous birding outings. She has been coming to Well of Mercy for about 15 years, volunteers on a regular basis, and loves birding at Well!

Connie Hoffner

With over four decades as a holistic nurse healer and educator, Connie is not only a nurse but she is also a certified Healing Touch practitioner, Divine Sleep yoga Nidra instructor and Veridas trained Labyrinth facilitator . She has practiced Healing Touch in a variety of settings throughout the life spectrum and offers this service at Well.  Connie is a life longer learner and is currently studying Celtic Spirituality with The School of Earth and Soul. Connie has a sacred connection to the groups she leads and is the Program Director at Well of Mercy, bringing many healing programs to…

Jane Motsinger

Jane Motsinger is a Spiritual Director at Well of Mercy and is a graduate of the Hesychia School of Spiritual Direction. Jane has been a licensed lay preacher at Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church in Elkin, NC for the past 7 years. She is an avid bird watcher, a lover of and advocate for God’s creation, and enjoys leading retreats at Well of Mercy.

Jordan Marvin

Jordan is a multifaceted naturalist, horticulturist and plant whisperer with a strong passion for helping people connect with the natural environment. She believes that learning is one of life’s greatest purposes and is currently deepening her understanding of Herbalism through the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine with hopes to someday become a Holistic Health Practitioner. Intertwining her knowledge of ethnobotany and spiritual practices from around the world, Jordan aims to provide individuals with the tools to create harmony within themselves and with the Earth.

Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell is a nurseryman, outdoorsman, grows native plants, and works to save our pollinators. Kevin, native plant expert, is owner of Campbell Family Nursery and is the former landscape coordinator at Well of Mercy.

Maureen Ryan Griffin

 MAUREEN RYAN GRIFFIN has taught the art and craft of writing for over thirty years through a wide variety of venues, including Chautauqua Institution, the John C. Campbell Folk School, and Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. An award-winning poetry and nonfiction writer, she’s published in Calyx, Chelsea, Cincinnati Poetry Review, The Texas Review, and The Chautauquan Daily, among others. Her books include Spinning Words into Gold, a Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Writing; How Do I Say Goodbye, a Companion in Grieving, Healing, and Gratitude; THE TAG, I’M IT! Daily Journal and Practice; and her latest collection of…

Meg Robertson

Meg Robertson is a coach, connector, entrepreneur, Ironman finisher and recently added cancer survivor to her list of descriptive words. However, the most important roles she holds are wife, mom, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Meg has channeled her creative, adventurous spirit and a life-long passion for serving others into a career and calling, Executive and Life Coaching and Non-Profit Consulting work.

Sandra O'Brien

Since her first visit in 2007, Sandra believes in the personal healing that occurs for guests at Well of Mercy. The sacred quiet she found the year she lost her mother solidified her commitment to preserving this oasis for others needing to hear that “still small voice”. Becoming Well’s Executive Director in 2018, she brings not only a passion for sacred listening, she blends together her expertise in corporate and non-profit management with her passion for art and spiritual nourishment. She was the Education Chair for her church for five years where she wrote curriculum, led retreats for adults and…

Sheryl Wells

Sheryl Wells is a Spiritual Director, certified SoulCollage ® Facilitator, Veriditas-trained Labyrinth Facilitator, ordained minister, and Reiki Master. She is the founder of The Salem Center for Spirituality in Winston Salem, NC, a place for finding and connecting with your deeper soul self, and inner wisdom. An avid hiker, reader, pet lover, and bridge player, Sheryl is a contemplative who dreams of wholeness for herself and the world.  You can learn more at https://salemspirituality.com/

Stacey Bell

Stacey is a North Carolina Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist and has been practicing since 2012. She enjoys continuing her education, learning new techniques to help release tension and alleviate pain for her clients. Stacey is trained in various modalities such as hot stones, massage cupping and aromatherapy. Stacey loves customizing each session to the individual recipient in order to give the best experience possible. Stacey is the mother to 3 beautiful children and wife to her husband of 10 years. Her passion is helping people through massage therapy. For more information, please visit her website here. 

Tiffany Compton

After 20 years in various roles of healthcare, Tiffany Compton felt the need for something different. An answer to a prayer led her to Well of Mercy. She currently serves as the Program Assistant. She has a passion for photography, art, and anything creative. She loves all creatures great and small and you can often find her and her family outside immersed in nature because the best place to learn and play is outside.

Virginia Perry

Virginia Perry is a retired Marriage and Family Therapist, Elementary School Counselor, and Wake Forest Counseling Program online Practitioner Instructor.  Virginia has enjoyed seeing, hearing and learning about birds since childhood and loves sharing with others her enthusiasm for birds and God’s many beautiful gifts in Nature with others.

Well of Mercy Staff

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