K. Kerstin Gutierrez
She/Her/HersPsychologist, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LCP Doctor of Psychology, PsyD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Gutierrez’s educational background includes a doctorate in clinical psychology as well as several years of post-graduate academic work in philosophy. She has worked clinically with infants, children, adults and couples, as well as with parents and their children together; her work with Family Court Services and in private practice has involved working with parents who wished to improve their parenting skills or who faced additional challenges as they transitioned into their new or ongoing roles as divorced or separated co-parents.
Over the past 20 plus years, based on experience, education, and training her approach to therapy has evolved, and now includes an emphasis on the importance of developing an emotional and psychological growth mindset in order to help her clients develop skills, self awareness and values-based goals toward which to strive.
ADHD - Adult ADHD is especially challenging and often over-looked in relationships and in adult life challenges. Skill-building and support around emotion regulation, family challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances, such as birth, marriage or retirement; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Men's issues - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health, as well as better relationship management.
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
CoParenting - Whether together, separating or separated, parenting and co-parenting can be a challenge requiring unique skills and approaches.
K. Kerstin Gutierrez is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Consultation and initial sessions may be from 60-90 minutes, depending on the issues in question.
Years of Experience: 24 years
Private Practice, Clinical Psychologist, 2003 - 2024
Family Court Services, Contra Costa County, Mediator, 2001 - 2003
John F. Kennedy University, PsyD, 2000
University of California, BA, 1973
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