Psychology • Spirituality • Health • Wellness


  • Dr. Maridel : Television Presenter: Various Psychology Topics.
  • Newspaper Interviews on Health & Wellness. Positive Aging.
  • “A Quiet Miracle – Resilience : 9-11”
  • International & Public Speaker: USA & Europe. 1980s – Current.
  • Volunteer: Sheriff / Police Victim Advocate. Colorado Wildlife Rescue Team.
  • FUN in Progress: Seven Continents Marathoner. Endurance Athlete.
    Done (5) : Africa __ North America __ Asia __ Europe __ Latin America __
    Bucket – List (2) : Antarctica __ Oceana : New Zealand __
  • “Colorado Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Runs”. Police Team.
  • USA Nationality / Citizenship. World – Citizen at Heart.
    Speaks English (Native Language) and Dutch / Flemish.
  • Trusted / Popular : Consistently Elected President: Student Governments.
    Early and university education in elite private schools :
    By German Benedictines __ U.S. Jesuits __
  • Tested. Very Superior Intelligence.
    U.S. Standard Intelligence Tests, Projective, Personality Scales, etc.


Dr. Maridel enjoys

beauty of nature, warmth of noble friendships, arts, laughter, animals (including humans!) & their welfare. ecology, tennis, plays classical guitar, martial arts, writing, practices yoga, world-adventures (runs in Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa. Mt Everest, Himalayas. African Photo Safari & Hot-Air Balloon Ride. The Original Greek Marathon Course. Mayor’s Midnight Sun Alaska Marathon. Latin America Race). long trail runs in Colorado & Europe. Belgian chocolates. moments of creative silence …

Some Favorite Quotes

“Life is short. We have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those traveling this dark journey with us. Oh, be swift to love, make haste to be kind.” Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881). Swiss Philospher, Critic, Poet.

“The glory of God is a human being fully alive.”  St Irenaeus, 130-202 century.​

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi.

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt.

“A diamond is a piece of coal that made good under pressure.” Anonymous.

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” Goethe.