Kristie Knights is a Licensed Psychotherapist, Expert Witness, Collaborative Divorce Coach, Mediator, Professional Speaker, Best Selling Author, Founder and CEO of a 501c3 Non-Profit, iRise Leadership Institute. Most recently, she founded, UnSung Heroes LIVE Podcast. The platform entails intimate conversations with people just like you; sharing their darkest hour and the rise to joy and peace. In her private practice, she has helped guide hundreds of clients, both nationally and internationally, to lead a life of joy and purpose.
In addition to her private practice, Kristie is a contributing author to Inspired Entrepreneurs: A Compilation of Women’s Triumphs in Business and Life. She has also written numerous articles for a variety of web-based companies on suicide such as The Teen mentor and self-growth; Womensemergence.com. Her most recent publication and best seller, UnSung Heroes: Deconstructing Suicide through Stories of Triumph is a compilation of stories from those who have been affected by suicide or attempted; and now living a life of joy. She is scheduled to release her next book in August of 2018 titled: The Revolutionary Leader: A Model for Soulful Leadership with Global Impact.
Kristie founded the non-profit iRise Leadership Institute in April of 2015. The mission is to eradicate suicide through educational support in the community. It is governed by a Board of Directors.
Kristie’s international client base extends to South Africa, Israel, England, Australia, Germany, and Switzerland. Her areas of expertise encompass mental well-being, personality disorders, grief, loss, and divorce recovery.
With her experience in divorce recovery, Kristie offers counsel and guidance to clients in the pre-divorce stage, while also providing education related to the technical aspects of the divorce process. This education is designed to equip and educate clients on how to prepare, emotionally for the divorce process. Following the finalization of the divorce, clients who desire further emotional support and empowerment, may elect to continue with the coaching/therapeutic process.
Finally, Kristie offers Soulful Leadership Coaching teaching leaders how to intimately connect with their tribe, creating a global impact.
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