Christine Gutierrez on Love Addiction , Trauma and Healing

Athena Laz interviews Christine Gutierrez on love addiction, trauma and healing

Ever feel like you may be addicted to love?

A love addiction is when we you perpetuate a romantic relationship (or the intense desire to be in a relationship) despite it being harmful to you.

Love addicts often place their emotional needs on the back-burner. Athena Laz's Tweet That

Either obsessively focusing on their partner (in the hopes that this will keep their partner from leaving them) or fixating on how to get into a relationship.

As with any addiction, life can feel incredibly overwhelming and anxiety inducing until the underlying fear is subdued by the drug- in this case love or the intense search for love.

Yet, as with any drug, the buzz wears off and the addict is left in the same anxious, fearful state as before.

If you struggle with your love relationships and self-worth then watch the video interview below. In it Christine Gutierrez (psychotherapist and love addiction expert) and I discuss strategies for how you can heal love addiction and emotional pain.



Watch the video interview to discover:

  1. Your love archetypeHow to recognize if you are addicted to love by Athena Laz

  2. How to heal from dysfunctional love relationships

  3. Discover the power of your intuition and how it can help you

  4. How to heal from emotional pain

  5. How to recognize the bigger picture of your life


Take Care,

Athena Laz is the founder of, where she uses her skill as a licensed psychologist, self-help author & columnist to help others find their inner power.

P.S. I always love to hear from you so let me know what you think of love addiction!

P.P.S. Christine Gutierrez, MA, MHC, is a psychotherapist, love addiction expert, life coach and expert in trauma, abuse, & self-esteem, currently residing in Brooklyn.  Christine has her bachelors from Fordham University in human behavior and development, and masters from City College of New York in mental health counselling with a focus on community and prevention.  Christine offer’s 1-1 therapy and coaching. In addition, she offers group coaching, transformational retreats, and psychologically savvy media content on her website. She also is a featured guide on Rachel Brathen, aka Yoga Girl’s, new website platform for healing; She has been featured in media outlets like TimeOut NY, Latina Magazine as “The Future 15: The Healer,” Yahoo Health, Ebony, Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Huffington Post, and others for her work on Emotional Empowerment™.  In addition, Christine is also the founder of the non-profit Therapy is Cool, founded in Puerto Rico, where the mission is to empower marginalized youth and communities. Christine’s mission is to empower as many people as possible to heal their pain and own their worth. Check out her free video series, Fierce Love Now, on how to break free from negative love patterns and cultivate healthy love. And sign up for her weekly newsletter at: where you will receive a free e-book to determine your Love Archetype. Christine is currently in private practice in New York and offers sessions internationally via phone/Skype.


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