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STAND's mission is to Stop The Abuse No one Deserves through taking a stand both individually and together as a movement. STAND Coaching LLC's mission is to lead empowered survivors who have dedicated themselves to the lifelong journey of self-discovery and have decided to unapologetically live life to the fullest. 


STAND Coaching LLC's mission is to empower survivors of narcissistic abuse. We understand the profound impact of narcissistic abuse and toxic parental/partner relationships can lead to low self-esteem, lack of confidence, emotional turmoil, and difficulties in relationships. Our coaching aims to guide you on a healing journey, reclaiming your self-worth, and setting healthy boundaries to form fulfilling connections.

With personalized one-on-one coaching and transformative group sessions, you'll be part of a supportive community, understanding your unique journey. Our expanded Narcissistic Playbook offers valuable insights on narcissistic abuse and manipulation tactics, while our comprehensive “Breaking Free Program” equips you with tailored tools and strategies to break free from narcissistic abuse.

At STAND Coaching LLC, we deeply understand the pain and challenges that survivors of narcissistic abuse face. The emotional manipulation, gaslighting, and invalidation leaves many with lasting emotional scars, low self-esteem, and self-doubt. These negative beliefs personal and professional growth, making it difficult to form healthy relationships and set boundaries. It is common for individuals to grapple with anxiety, PTSD, and approval-seeking behaviors, while also often feeling hypersensitive and reactive. 

Imagine a future where you break free from the chains of your past, embracing self-love, self-assurance, and resilience. We believe in the possibility of a more empowered self. Through our specialized coaching and transformative group sessions, you can break free from the chains of your past.


With personalized support and empowerment, you will rediscover your self-worth, gain confidence, and embrace your authentic self. You will begin to experience the pleasure of self-love, healthy relationships, and inner peace. By shedding anxiety and past trauma, you can find liberation and resilience, creating a fulfilling life beyond the shadows of the past. Experience the pleasure of self-love and confidence. Embrace authenticity, find peace within, and grow into your empowered self.



Katherine Kleis is an accomplished coach and community builder, dedicating her efforts to empowering individuals both within local organizations and professionally. As the founder of STAND Coaching LLC, Katherine demonstrates her commitment to making a positive impact on society. With a degree in psychology, she leverages her expertise as a coach, driven by a deep desire to help people discover true peace, freedom, and their true identity. Additionally, Katherine raises awareness on multiple platforms, spreading inspiration and empowerment to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. You can follow her on social media for daily tips on understanding and dealing with a narcissist as well as moving on from gaslighting.


Passionate about shifting narratives and cultures, Katherine challenges the negative beliefs that have been ingrained in generations. Abuse perpetuates a cycle in which our youth are still paying a price for the trauma experienced by their parents, and grandparents. As a survivor of child abuse and partner violence, Katherine believes in the power of breaking the cycle, suggesting that together we can make lasting change for our lives, our children, and for future generations.


In her personal life, Katherine is known for her positive and uplifting nature, enjoying simple pleasures such as spending time with her son, seeing friends, and enjoying the outdoors. Katherine has found a great deal of happiness through fitness and learning new sports such as snowboarding, rock climbing and paddle boarding. Her number one form of self-care is CrossFit and she highly values the growth, challenges, and community it has brought to her life. 

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