About the Founders

Wendy Merron

Wendy Merron discovered how to improve her life in 1973 when she discovered that she could direct her thoughts to feel better. Throughout her career she has consistently used the power of her thoughts to achieve personal and professional success.

In 2001 Wendy Merron found herself struggling in a difficult transition, needing to find a new home and to reinvent her life and career. As a result of actively using a variety of thought training techniques, she turned her life around, much to the amazement of friends and family.

Wendy’s past career includes experience as an Account Executive at Merrill Lynch and a Portfolio Manager at Mellon Bank. In addition to her success as a greeting card designer, her entrepreneurial activities included starting and ultimately selling a retail business related to new mothers.

Wendy Merron is a Board Certified Hypnotist (BCH), Certified National Guild of Hypnotist

Wendy Merron Certified Hypnotherapist

Wendy Merron
Certified Hypnotherapist

Instructor, Adjunct NGH Faculty Member, and founder of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the National Guild of Hypnotists.

She teaches the NGH Hypnosis Training Course at The Center of Success. Nurses, students, therapists, and people interested in the power of hypnosis have come from as far away as The Netherlands to learn hypnosis at The Center of Success in Pennsylvania. Hey, I’m as amazed as you are :-)

In addition to her Hypnosis credentials Wendy Merron is recognized as an accomplished Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Certified Trainer and Practitioner. Emotional Freedom Technique Courses are also taught at the Center of Success.

Wendy speaks and holds workshops based on her book, Powerful Thinking on Purpose.

She maintains a private practice at The Center of Success in Wayne, PA., She helps clients to access their inner confidence and do the things that they want.  Sports Confidence, Public Speaking – anything that starts with a negative thought in your mind can be changed!

What’s the one thing you would like to feel more confident about today?


2007-2014  Faculty, National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) Annual Convention
2011   Certified Coach: National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) Life and Executive Coaching
2010   Certified Neuro Linguistic Practitioner (NLP) Practitioner
2010   NGH Certification: Hypnosis for Pain Management
2009   Board Certification, National Guild of Hypnotists
2008   Founder, Greater Philadelphia Chapter of NGH
2006   Certification in EFT Tapping (Emotional Freedom Technique)
2005   Certified Instructor, National Guild of Hypnotists
2004   NGH Certification: Pediatric Hypnosis
2001   Certified HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator
2001   Certified National Guild of Hypnotists

Wendy Merron follows the NGH Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and has been on the faculty of the National Guild of Hypnotists Convention since 2007.


In addition, she has presented at Salus University, West Chester University, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Psychiatry Club,  and various corporations in the Philadelphia suburbs.


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Dave Braxton and Wendy Merron are the creators of Speak Up Without Fear.  Our proven audio program successfully eliminates your fears, anxieties, and nervousness about speaking in less than one week. Check it out.

People with social anxiety, and those who get anxious about speaking in public will find fast relief with Speak Up Without Fear. We guarantee it.

Powerful Thinking on Purpose by Wendy Merron, available at Amazon.com

The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 2009

A Long Strange Trip into the Subconscious
Main Line Today, October 2006

Peace of Mind Through Hypnosis
The Suburban and Wayne Times, May 2005

Better Homes and Gardens, March 2004

The Center of Success: Private Sessions for adults and teens, workshops, Hypnosis Training, EFT Training

Contact  Wendy (at) WendyMerron .com  or call 610-687-1047

Dave Braxton

Dave Braxton, Co-Founder The Center of Success, LLC

David Braxton is a National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) Certified Hypnotist with a special interest in Neuro Linguistic Programming. As the Co-Founder of The Center of Success in Wayne, PA, Dave is a frequent presenter at the weekly Free Workshops.

Dave Braxton specializes in business coaching with an emphasis on helping executives set, achieve, and expand your goals.

Dave is Co-owner of Braxton’s Animal Works an award winning pet supply store in Wayne, PA. He is also the former past president of the local chapter of Toastmasters International. In addition to his involvement in the Main Line Chamber of Commerce he is also on the board of a local non-profit organization. Dave also enjoys Tae Kwon Do and has earned his Black Belt.

Dave sees clients by appointment at The Center of Success in Wayne, PA. He can be reached at 484-580-9085 and at david.braxton@gmail.com

The Center of Success is located in Wayne, PA, close to Chester County, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. We are in the heart of the Mainline and a short drive from Philadelphia, Bala Cynwyd, Malvern, Villanova, Chadds Ford, Swarthmore, Bryn Mawr, West Chester and Jenkintown.