Cecilia deWolf is an interpersonal communications specialist with twenty years of experience. For the corporate world, she has developed and conducted workshops in public speaking, presentation skills, relationship selling, interview technique, media training, and leadership. Her clients include Agouron, Asset Strategies Group, AstraZeneca, ASG Mortgage Services, Bristol Myers, GlaxoWellcome, Merck, Pennsylvania State University, Roche, Smith Kline Beecham, and SimStar Internet Solutions. She is private speaker coach to executives, physicians, scientists, pastors, lawyers, and entertainment professionals. In addition, deWolf teaches voice building and speech delivery at The Union Theological Seminary of New York City. She also served as program developer and facilitator at Trinity House, a rehabilitation center.

deWolf honed her communication skills in the entertainment industry. After studying acting as a child, she later worked for many years as a professional actor, stage director, teacher and writer. A companion interest in the medical arts led her to become a Registered Nurse. She then worked at various New York City hospitals, Planned Parenthood, and as a Nurse Therapist, for Worksite Treatment, Inc.

This work sharpened her insights into the power of effective communication in the workplace. Combining her areas of expertise, she became facilitator of physician training for Mount Sinai’s Morchand Center for Clinical Excellence. After becoming trainer for both Mount Sinai’s and New York University Hospitals’ Departments of Organizational Development and Learning, she established herself as an independent interpersonal communications consultant. Cecilia believes:

Every speaker has a unique personality, point of view, and purpose to be discovered, enjoyed, and expressed. Authentic self-expression creates a live relationship between speaker and listener which intensifies the impact of any message. In the end, impact is what matters.

Cecilia earned her BA in Theatre (with honors) at Denver University. She earned her MFA in Theatre Arts at Penn State University, and her BS in Nursing at Columbia University.