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Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW


Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW is an internationally recognized, award-winning author, clinician, researcher, educator, speaker, activist, and comedian with over 20 years of experience. As Lead Faculty for Behavioral Science and Faculty-in-Residence at Northeastern University in Boston, her research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well-being and resilience, particularly for marginalized and underserved populations. She is the author of Reset: Make the Most of Your Stress, winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Motivational Book of 2015, the best-selling Mentalligence: A New Psychology of Thinking, and Worth the Risk: How to Microdose Bravery to Grow Resilience, Connect More, and Offer Yourself to the World. She is the host of "Crackin' Up with Dr. Kris: Where Therapy Meets Comedy," devoted to raising access and awareness for mental health. She speaks nationally and internationally to a diverse range of audiences including Fortune 50/500, educators, health and mental health professionals, business leaders, and general audiences. She has also given a TED talk called "The Risk You Must Take."

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