Candice Schaefer, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Candice Schaefer is Head of Employee Health & Performance at Spring Health and formerly the head of global wellness at Twitter. Dr. Schaefer spent 10 years as a practicing clinician in medical settings and private practice before moving to the tech industry in 2017 where she created and delivered resiliency programming for employees working with graphic and sensitive content at Facebook. At Twitter, Dr. Schaefer serves as the manager of global employee wellness, subject matter expert and consultant to many organizations within Twitter, with the goal of increasing employee resilience and decreasing occupational burnout. Prior to joining Twitter in 2019, Dr. Schaefer was a consulting psychologist at Facebook where she created and delivered resiliency programming. She has served as a panelist and keynote speaker at many employee well-being conferences around the world with a focus on building employee resilience and designing a comprehensive mental health strategy. Dr. Schaefer is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Business and Organizational Consulting Psychology and currently serves as a board member. In 2021, Dr. Schaefer was awarded the Early Career Woman Psychologist in Management Award from the Society of Psychologists in Leadership.