Christine Gutierrez

Principal, Roosevelt Elementary School, Mesa Public Schools

Christine Gutierrez, MA, LMHC, is a Latina licensed psychotherapist, life coach, and expert in love addiction, trauma, abuse, and self-esteem and author of the book I Am Diosa: A Journey to Healing Deep, Loving Yourself and Coming Back Home to Soul. Christine has a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in human behavior and development and a Master’s degree from City College of New York in mental health counseling with a focus on prevention and community. Through her work, Christine offers private coaching, group coaching, transformational retreats such as her annual Diosa Retreat in Puerto Rico and her annual Diosa Mastermind Retreat in Bali. In addition, Christine is the founder of the Diosahood, a global community where like-hearted women gather to heal, to inspire one another, and to collaborate. She has been featured in Time Out NY, Latina Magazine, Yahoo Health, Ebony, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Oprah Magazine, Telemundo, and others. Christine currently resides in Puerto Rico with her husband Fernando Samalot, their pup Bodhi and daughter Mar de Luz.