Aug 03, 2015


Break the Silence: Why Therapy is Cool

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Break The Silence. Break the Stigma. Therapy is Cool Picture this scene: You just found out that your husband is cheating and you have to break up a 7 year marriage. You are left alone with a 1 year old girl and you are freaking out. Your days become filled with guilt and sadness. You […]

On the Couch with Christine–Dealing With Naysayers

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Dear Christine, I’ve been an elementary school teacher for 15 years, however I’ve never had a passion for what I do. I’ve wanted to leave my job for some time now, but have stayed because of the perks that it offers single parents like myself. How do I silence my anxiety and, most importantly, outside […]

On the Couch With Christine: How To Get Over Feeling Like A Failure

On the couch with Christine

What do you do when you feel like a failure? Hi Christine! I’m so inspired by you and your work. The best part is that you are a fellow Latina spreading your diosa wisdom to the world!!  Anyway, I was wondering if I could get some advice on this internal pickle I am in. What do […]

On the Couch with Christine: How To Be Free and Move On From A Traumatic Experience


How Can I love myself enough to let myself be free and move on from a traumatic experience?  Let me start off by saying you are an inspiration to us women at your hindsight. My question, As a woman, when dealing with traumatic experiences and letting go of it, how can I not let those […]

On the Couch with Christine: How to Manage Relationship Conflict

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Q: We often disagree, how can we prevent relationship conflict? My boyfriend and I are both very passionate individuals with strong “character” and opinions. We see things from verrrrry different perspectives. In our conversations we find ourselves getting gridlocked and frustrated because we often don’t understand the other’s thoughts and opinions and/or don’t understand why […]

Introducing “On The Couch w/Christine Gutierrez:” An Advice Column for Latina Women (+ all women on the go)

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An Advice Column for Latina Women NEW LATINA is excited to announce our new monthly advice column, On The Couch with Christine Gutierrez, created for latina woman and really all women who might just need some anonymous and psychologically savvy advice. This is an advice column’s intention is to give advice for your modern issues, […]


Therapy is Cool

I remember noticing that something wasn’t right with my uncle when I was seven years old. His outward cheerful attitude didn’t silence my intuition. I knew something was wrong. I remember seeing him in his room more often than not. He barely dated, if ever, and had few friends.  I remember hearing whispers that he drank. The issue […]

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