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Melody Wilding, LMSW


Melody Wilding, LMSW, a professor of Human Behavior at Hunter College, is an executive coach for smart, sensitive high-achievers and the author of Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work. Recently named one of Business Insider’s Most Innovative Coaches for her groundbreaking work on “Sensitive Strivers," her clients include CEOs, C-level executives, and managers at Fortune 500 companies including Google, HP, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, IBM, Citibank, JP Morgan, and others. Wilding has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Oprah magazine, and NBC News, and has spoken at Stanford University, Walmart, Amazon, and elsewhere. She aims help people break free from self-doubt and imposter syndrome so they can use their sensitivity as the superpower that it is.

Wilding is a licensed social worker with a Masters degree from Columbia University, and is a former researcher at Rutgers University. She is also a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Forbes, and Business Insider. Learn more at

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