Malena Gutierrez

Psychotherapist, PACFA

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Malena Gutierrez

Psychotherapist, PACFA

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

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Level 3
178 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
(02) 4504 0229
Offers online therapy

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Malena is a registered Psychotherapist with a Degree in Psychology (Mexico). She has been working with the Spanish speaking community for more that a decade in Australia, and has more than 18 years in Private Practice. She works with adults and with couples, and offers Sex therapy. Some of the issues she works with are emotional pain, depression, anxiety, stress and anger management, infidelity, separation, difference in sex drive. She provides a safe and understanding environment where her clients can express their emotions, feel understood and find their strength to overcome even the most adverse of the circumstances.
Malena's training and experience has given her the opportunity to help clients for almost 20 years. She combines a lot of techniques and approaches to tailor her work, including studies of Human Sexual Behaviour, to help her clients discover new and more functional solutions to different circumstances and problems.
You are not alone in this, you can find support and guidance through challenging times, it only takes a small step to reach out for help. Once you start experiencing your own power and possibility of change, you will be able to regain the confidence to do it on you own again. The main purpose of life is to be happy. The only time you have to do it is NOW.
Malena es Psicoterapeuta Registrada, con Licenciatura en Psicologia (Mexico). Ha trabajado con la comunidad Hispana en Asutralia por mas de 10 anios y tiene mas de 17 de experiencia profesional. Trabaja con adultos y con parejas, y ofrece terapia sexual. Su enfoque esta en ayudar a sanar el dolor emocional y fortalecer la autoconfianza para volver a sonreir.
No estas solx, puedes conseguir apoyo y direccion en los momentos dificiles de la vida. Cuando vuelvas a sentir que eres capaz de hacer modificaciones y de tomar decisiones que te hagan sentir bien, encontraras el impulso necesario para confiar en que puedes crear la realidad que siempre imaginaste para ti. Estamos destinados a ser felices, y eso es hoy.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Electronic Funds Transfer
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Bupa
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 19 Years
  • Membership: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia / Clinical Member
  • Training: Degree in Psychology ( Mexico). Gestalt Therapy. / 2004
Malena has been involved in Mental Health since 2003, she has continued her training and holds a lot of learning hours under her belt.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Colegio de Especialidades Psicoterapeuticas / Couples Therapist / 2005

Location

Level 3
178 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
(02) 4504 0229
Offers online therapy

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Sex Therapy
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Neuro-Linguistic (NLP)
  • Person-Centred
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

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Last Modified: 19 Nov 2021
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Malena Gutierrez

Psychotherapist, PACFA