Kristie Knights

Host, Psychotherapist, Best Selling Author, and Professional Speaker

Kristie Knights is a Psychotherapist in Private Practice, C-Suite Leadership Expert, and Professional Speaker in Suicide Prevention and Awareness. She provides assessment, education, and implementation to C-Level organizations, including C-Suite Executives, in Psychological Health and Crisis and Safety Management.

Kristie is the Founder and CEO of iRise Leadership Institute, a Non-Profit 501 (c)(3). It provides leadership training, educational resources, and awareness in suicide prevention. She published a best seller book titled: UnSung Heroes: Deconstructing Suicide through Personal Stories of Triumph.  It provided a platform for those who have contemplated or attempted suicide to share their stories so they may inspire others to live. All proceeds are donated to suicide awareness and prevention through educational programs. Kristie has also co-authored multiple books in leadership.

She has written 200+ articles for a variety of publications such as SUCCESS Magazine, Inspiring Lives Magazine, Soul Spring, Thrive Global and The Teen Mentor.

Kristie most recently founded Ask-The-Therapist Show on Facebook.  It is a weekly live show where audience members can ask questions to receive guidance, support, and inspiration.  In addition, she launched the podcast The Revolutionary Leader: Conversations of Influence and Change on iTunes, Google Podcast, SoundCloud and more.

She has spoken at local, state, and national conferences for organizations such as the National Alliance of Mental Illness, Pennsylvania Bar Association, MOPS, Pennsylvania Activity Professional Association, and more.

She is a member of the C-Suite Radio Network, Hero Club Member and Board Advisor, International Coaching Federation, National Board of Certified Counselors, National Speakers Association, American Counseling Association, and American Association of Suicidology.

Kristie is committed to serve and lead others from a place of leadership, love and vulnerability. For additional information, visit Kristie at

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