The Queer

Career Coach

Coaching for LGBTQ+ Executives and Entrepreneurs


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"Let's figure out the next step in your career"


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Melissa DaSilva, LICSW

I am passionate about your success.  

If you’re navigating a career transition or desire to spend this second half of your career rooted in passion and aligned to your values, then I am the coach for you.

When working with my clients we’re focused on your goals and how to overcome the barriers that are preventing you from your dreams.


 Given my background in therapy specializing in working with LGBTQ+ individuals, I can appreciate the struggles that our community faces in the workplace.  

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Melissa's Podcasts

Interviews with Members of the LGBTQ+ who are changing the world. 
Interviews with other therapists and business owners.
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Meet Melissa

Dr. Steven LaBounty-McNair

"Melissa meets you at the intersection of who you are and whom she believes you can become.  Her radical acceptance of both is what propelled me as an individual through the course of our coaching session. Since working with Melissa, I've found new confidence in myself, my transition, my relationships, and my work.  I would strongly recommend Melissa; her dedication and insight have transformed my life for the better."

Dr. Steven LaBounty-McNair

​Director Of Learning and Development at History UnErased, Inc.

"Melissa is a superior leadership coach who supported me through a critical juncture in my personal and professional life. I know she values whom I am through her authentic and honest conversations, framed with questions that get at the core of my needs and wants. In just a few months, she helped me clarify and align my goals and values to find the right context for my step into executive leadership. I am grateful for her help and look forward to having her support in my next chapter." 

Sierra Melcher
Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur

"Melissa is vibrant! She is a caring and supportive contributor in all communities. It is a pleasure to collaborate with such a dedicated and knowledgeable coach. In times that can be challenging, she maintains composure. And best of all she is funny. Anyone who has the opportunity to work with Melissa will be fortunate."


Follow Melissa DaSilva:

  • LinkedIn
  • Queer Coach Page

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