Melissa Schreibstein is Director of Well-Being Programs for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB) at George Mason University. As Director, Melissa manages CWB signature well-being programs and consults on the science and application of well-being across the university and in the greater Mason community. She also assists in the design and delivery of CWB’s leadership development and well-being executive and professional education programs.
Prior to joining CWB, Melissa worked as a consultant to U.S. Army soldiers and leaders, also serving as Primary Instructor for the Master Resilience Training Course. She founded The Leadership Project, LCC, a leadership coaching and consulting practice that serves hardworking leaders and athletes in the D.C. metro area and across the United States. Melissa has more than 10 years of experience as a skilled coach and passionate facilitator, helping clients develop a mental edge, conquer obstacles, and thrive personally and professionally.
Melissa completed coaching certification at George Mason in CWB’s Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program. She holds ACC coach credentials from the International Coach Federation. Melissa studied positive psychology and resilience at the University of Pennsylvania when she became certified as a Level 4 Master Resilience Trainer for the U.S. Army. She received a master’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her bachelor’s degree in psychology is from the George Washington University, where she captained the women’s soccer team.