Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment--and Your Life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Meditation for the Love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experiences, by Sally Kempton and Elizabeth Gilbert

The Places that Scare You, by Pema Chodron

Meditations for the Twelve Steps: A Spiritual Journey, by Jerry S.

The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Last, by Gary Chapman

Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts: Seven Questions to Ask Before--And After--You Marry by Les Parrot 

​Quiet, the Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, by Susan Cain

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk, 

​by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

​The Essential Dalai Lama, by Rajiv Mehrotra

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, by

Sogyal Rinpoche, Patrick Gaffney and Andrew Harvey

Movies & Audio

Movie: "Happy" available on Netflix

Movie: "The Buddha, the Story of Siddartha" available on Netflix &  


Various audio books on mindfulness and meditation

         by Jon Kabat-Zinn, available on Amazon & itumes

Audiobook: The Art of Meditation by Daniel Goleman, PhD

Mindful Therapy

Samantha S. Maierle, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Local Resources


      Sara Marcino, MD; 843-884-3070 (Mt. P)

Neuropsychologists: Adhd/learning disability/dementia

      Gordon Teichner, PhD; 843-849-9913 (Mt P)

      Joy Wymer, PhD; 843-412-0927 (Mt. P)

Adult and Marital Therapy

     Jesse Brzezinski, PhD;843-693-2002 (Mt. P)       

     Risa Byars, PhD; 843-345-7294 (Mt. P)

     Louisa Storen, LISW,LMFT; 843-416-1103 (Mt.P)

     Catherine Walsh, PhD; 843-884-3121 (Mt. P)


Child and Family Therapy

    Molly Dadin, LISW, 843-460-5115 (Mt. P)

     Karen Tarpey, LISW, 843-478-0690 (Mt. P)


     Breathe  (Mt. P/Belle Hall)

      Coastal Body (Mt. P/Brickyard)   

      Mimi Rose (Mt. P/Belle Hall)

      Satsang Yoga (Mt. P & DT) 



Click "Forms" to download introductory paperwork.Bring these completed forms to your first appointment to begin treatment more efficiently.Please complete, sign, date, or initial in the highlighted areas as indicated on pages 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15.  The forms are available for you at my office if you prefer to review them with me during your first appointment   

General Terms


Psychologist:  provider who obtained a doctoral degree (PhD) in clinical psychology and who assists patients with  thoughts, feelings, behaviors, relationships and events via various talk therapies and behavioral therapies.  In South Carolina, psychologists do not prescribe medications.  Dr. Maierle is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, SC#883.  

Psychiatrist: provider who obtained a medical degree and specialized in treating patients with emotional/behavioral needs.  Psychiatrists can prescribe medications to assist you in managing your mood and psychological symptoms.  Dr. Maierle collaborates with local psychiatrists at your request.  

Mindfulness: bringing one's complete attention to the present experience on a moment to moment basis

Meditation: refers to a broad variety of practices (much like the term sports) which promote relaxation, increase energy and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness