Katie Gutierrez has an MFA from Texas State University. In addition to SheKnows, her writing has appeared in Catapult, Narrative, Asterix journal, People magazine, and more. She has co-written eight books on topics including autism, reactive attachment disorder, domestic violence, and cancer. She lives in San Antonio, Texas, with her Aussie-transplant husband and their two forever-shedding dogs. She is currently working on a novel based on a rare psychological condition called Cotard’s delusion.