Dr. Lia Knox

Dr. Lia Knox

Dr. Lia A. Knox is a highly skilled licensed professional counselor and Mental Wellness Expert specializing in Cultural Competency and Organizational Health. With more than 25 years of experience, she has provided quality mental health care to underserved and under-resourced populations throughout the United States and abroad.

Dr. Knox received her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Auburn University, her master’s degree in Counseling Education from Concordia University, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Jackson State University.

She is the Founder & CEO of Knox Behavioral Health Solutions (KBHS) and Co-Founder of the non-profit Black Space Inc and was named among 2023 Women of Influence by the Milwaukee Business Journal and a 2024 History Maker by the founders of the Indaba Ball.

Dr. Knox is a dynamic and charismatic public speaker who has been featured as a mental wellness expert on many national and local news, radio and newspaper outlets, including The Today Show with Carson Daley, PBS’s Black Nouveau, TMJ4 News, Urban Milwaukee and many more.

In her free time, Dr. Knox loves to dance and recently learned the art of “Chicago Stepping.”


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