About Dr. Melissa Milanak
Dr. Melissa Milanak is a licensed clinical psychologist, executive consultant and keynote speaker specializing in improving workplace effectiveness and quality of life by helping professionals develop a mindset focused on successfully overcoming various work and personal challenges.
She founded MIND Impact Consulting, LLC, transforming her passion for helping others succeed and her research and clinical expertise in anxiety, sleep disorders, stress, and workplace wellbeing into effective practical application for business executives and their organizations.
Upon completing her degree at Bucknell University, Melissa then earned her PhD in Clinical & Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and completed her post-doctoral training at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where she maintains an active academic career as an Associate Professor providing clinical services, directing continuing education and fundraising initiatives for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and conducting federally-funded research.
In addition to speaking and training throughout the USA and internationally, she has leveraged over a decade of sales and marketing experience to now work as the Director of InVista Sales & Strategic Partnerships for InVista, a division of Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR), helping organizations effectively utilize assessments to augment best practices and increasing workplace wellbeing, reducing burnout and helping to create a solid foundation for businesses to grow.
Solutions for Personal and Professional Success
With the benefit of years of clinical experience and a thoughtful strategic approach, Melissa will partner with your organization, or select individuals, to create a customized program that will transform your approach to work and life challenges to improve social effectiveness and productivity in the workplace.
Her speaking, webinars and coaching will help address common concerns including burnout, fatigue, unhealthy coping choices, difficult clients, negative thinking and overwhelming emotions in order to improve productivity, foster professional interaction, balance stress, enhance effective communication, improve sleep, and achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Take away the pressure to be perfect when navigating completely new circumstances while also trusting your experience and instincts. You don’t have to completely reinvent the wheel – your clients have trusted you through their stresses and difficult times before. Balance confidence with flexibility knowing that a large part of resilience is a willingness to pivot while also being more mindful of self-care, making sure to be as diligent about recharging your mind and body as you are with keeping your phone and computer at full charge.