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Dr. Kristen Lee

Dr. Kristen Lee

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Behavioral Science Expert, Clinician & Comedian; Author of "Worth the Risk: How to Microdose Bravery to Grow Resilience, Connect More, and Offer Yourself to the World"; 2022 Next Big Idea Club nominee

Dr. Kristen Lee Biography

Dr. Kristen Lee, Ed.D., LICSW, known as “Dr. Kris”, is an internationally recognized, award-winning behavioral science clinician, researcher, educator, speaker, comedian, and from Boston, Massachusetts. As the Lead Faculty for Behavioral Science and Faculty-in-Residence at Northeastern University, Dr. Kris’s research and teaching interests include individual and organizational well-being and resilience, particularly for marginalized and underserved populations. Dr. Kris works with organizations and leaders around the world on how to use the science of behavioral change and human potential to build healthy mental health cultures that help prevent burnout and promote organizational and human sustainability.

Dr. Kris is the author of "RESET: Make the Most of Your Stress," Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards Motivational Book of 2015; best-selling "Mentalligence: A New Psychology of Thinking-Learn What it Takes to be More Agile, Mindful and Connected in Today’s World," and "Worth the Risk: How to Microdose Bravery to Grow Resilience, Connect More, and Offer Yourself to the World," a 2022 The Next Big Idea Book Club nominee. She is a regular contributor for Psychology Today and Thrive Global. Dr. Kris’s work has been featured on NPR, Ted, Forbes Fast Company, and CBS radio. She is the host of "Crackin’ Up: Where Therapy Meets Comedy." Dr. Kris’s work has been featured on NPR, Ted, and CBS radio. Her Ted X talk, "The Risk You Must Take," has over 409K views. Her signature ability to engage with a diverse range of audiences has led her to be invited to speak nationally and internationally to students, educators, health and mental health professionals, business leaders and general audiences. Some of the venues she speaks at include Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Nationwide, Snapchat, American Chemical Society, Virgin Pulse, and Johnson and Johnson.

Dr. Kris is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker known for her advocacy in promoting increased mental health integration in social policies and institutions to facilitate access and improved health outcomes in the U.S. and across the globe. She has served at as a U.S. federal grant reviewer for the Departments of Minority Affairs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, and Health and Human Services. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Psychological Association. She holds a BS from Worcester State University, MSW from Boston University and an Ed.D. from Northeastern University. In 2011, Dr. Kris was the recipient of an Excellence in Teaching Award from Northeastern University for her “depth of knowledge” and “engaging teaching style”. In 2015, she was honored with the Distinguished Professional Achievement Award from Worcester State University as “a leader who lives by the highest intellectual and ethical standards”. In additional to her professional expertise, Dr. Kris walks her talk as a person with a lived experience with anxiety and depression. To learn more, visit www.kristenlee.com or connect on social media via @TheRealDrKris.

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Dr. Kristen Lee Speaking Topics

Burnout Prevention and Retention Strategies During Crisis and The Great Resignation

In this Age of Burnout and The Great Resignation, leaders and employees need tangible ways to optimize work environments that foster resilience, camaraderie, psychological safety, and trust. Learn evidence-based habits, mindsets, and practices to help create organizational cultures that strive to protect against the risk of burnout, exhaustion, and overstimulation, while optimizing talent, strengths, and resources for individual and collective well-being.

Building Psychological Safety at Work

In the era of global mental health crisis, institutions, companies, and organizations are grappling with how to tend to the human needs and hand, while meeting outcomes and demands. Learn to apply principles of behavioral science to create a high-trust culture that inspires leaders and their employees to thrive and build resilience in today’s intensive landscape.

The Science of Mindfulness

Within this “Age of Anxiety”, the pressure to hyper-perform and jump through endless hoops is taking its toll. Mindfulness has surged in popularity, but what exactly does it offer? Beyond the hype, learn how to apply the science of mindfulness to reduce anxiety to stay well and do well. From coping with the pandemic, to overcoming technology overload, to dismantling perfectionism and deficit thinking, this interactive session offers practical strategies to help you relieve stress, and develop mindsets and habits that help you build agility and resilience at work, school, home and beyond

Crackin’ Up with Dr. Kris: Where Therapy Meets Comedy

If laughter is the medicine, let Dr. Kris and special guest comedians bring a one-of-a-kind therapy session meets comedy show experience to your organization. Build community, team work, and spread some cheer at a time where we need joy, not fear, germs, or frustrations to be contagious.

Dr. Kristen Lee Videos

The Risk You Must Take | Dr. Kristen Lee | TEDxOcala
Malcolm Gladwell Introduces the Next Big Idea Club

How to book Dr. Kristen Lee?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Kristen Lee for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Kristen Lee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Kristen Lee or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Dr. Kristen Lee?

Booking fees for Dr. Kristen Lee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Kristen Lee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Dr. Kristen Lee?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Kristen Lee for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Kristen Lee for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Kristen Lee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Kristen Lee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Dr. Kristen Lee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Mindfulness, Personal Growth and Health. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Kristen Lee for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Dr. Kristen Lee generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jenny Evans, Jenn Lim and Amanda Gore. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Kristen Lee for an upcoming event.

Dr. Kristen Lee Speaking Topics

  • Burnout Prevention and Retention Strategies During Crisis and The Great Resignation

    In this Age of Burnout and The Great Resignation, leaders and employees need tangible ways to optimize work environments that foster resilience, camaraderie, psychological safety, and trust. Learn evidence-based habits, mindsets, and practices to help create organizational cultures that strive to protect against the risk of burnout, exhaustion, and overstimulation, while optimizing talent, strengths, and resources for individual and collective well-being.

  • Building Psychological Safety at Work

    In the era of global mental health crisis, institutions, companies, and organizations are grappling with how to tend to the human needs and hand, while meeting outcomes and demands. Learn to apply principles of behavioral science to create a high-trust culture that inspires leaders and their employees to thrive and build resilience in today’s intensive landscape.

  • The Science of Mindfulness

    Within this “Age of Anxiety”, the pressure to hyper-perform and jump through endless hoops is taking its toll. Mindfulness has surged in popularity, but what exactly does it offer? Beyond the hype, learn how to apply the science of mindfulness to reduce anxiety to stay well and do well. From coping with the pandemic, to overcoming technology overload, to dismantling perfectionism and deficit thinking, this interactive session offers practical strategies to help you relieve stress, and develop mindsets and habits that help you build agility and resilience at work, school, home and beyond

  • Crackin’ Up with Dr. Kris: Where Therapy Meets Comedy

    If laughter is the medicine, let Dr. Kris and special guest comedians bring a one-of-a-kind therapy session meets comedy show experience to your organization. Build community, team work, and spread some cheer at a time where we need joy, not fear, germs, or frustrations to be contagious.

Dr. Kristen Lee Videos

The Risk You Must Take | Dr. Kristen Lee | TEDxOcala
Malcolm Gladwell Introduces the Next Big Idea Club

Dr. Kristen Lee Reviews

  • Seasons Center for Behavioral Health - Apr 25 2022

  • Ovation TV - Dec 13 2021

  • American Chemical Society - Jun 23 2021

  • Professional customer service, timely, and very pleasant to work with. Thank you!
    Skyland Trail - Apr 23 2021

  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company - May 06 2019

Dr. Kristen Lee News

How to book Dr. Kristen Lee?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Kristen Lee for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Kristen Lee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. Kristen Lee or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Dr. Kristen Lee?

Booking fees for Dr. Kristen Lee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. Kristen Lee, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Dr. Kristen Lee?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Kristen Lee for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. Kristen Lee for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. Kristen Lee or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Kristen Lee or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Dr. Kristen Lee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Mindfulness, Personal Growth and Health. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Kristen Lee for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Dr. Kristen Lee generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jenny Evans, Jenn Lim and Amanda Gore. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Kristen Lee for an upcoming event.

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