Merritt Watson is an Educator and Educational Psychologist. She is the owner of School of Merit and has served many years as a Principal. She has extensive experience in dealing with children who experience different barriers to learning. She is passionate about children who are differently-abled. Merritt Watson has lectured at numerous institutions both locally and internationally some of which include the University of Texas, various States in America, and Europe. She has co-written a book on Solution Focused teaching strategies, contributed a chapter to a book on Solution Focused Brief Therapy Across Southern Africa and contributed a chapter to a book, The Solution Focused Approach with Children and Young People.