Healing Your Past Heals Your Future

Media Topics

Radio and TV

  • Mental Health maintenance for the everyday professional and parent.
  • Overcoming the challenges of parenting a difficult child. 
  • Releasing anger, frustration, and other unhealthy emotions.
  • How to connect with the High Achiever in you!
  • Developing resiliency in athletes, students, and adults.
  • Child abuse: The warning signs
  • Dating and all things relationships (including single parents!)
  • Tips on how to snag a great guy or gal by being who you are!
  • How to forgive and let go.
  • What are nervous breakdowns and how can you prevent them?
  • Why hating others simply mean you hate yourself.
  • Discover the reason you attract certain people into your life and what you can do to change that - NOW!
  • The truth behind therapy and why everyone should have a therapist!
  • How to become a better you in 30 days!
  • Why energy work can be just as effective, if not more, than therapy.
  • The mindset behind envy, jealousy, rage, and entitlement.
  • What to do when your child is lazy.
  • Sexual abuse: Warning signs, healing, letting go.
  • Discover how to find a GREAT therapist!
  • What to do if your college student needs to take some time off.
  • How to hit someone and NOT go to jail!
  • Mental Strategies for athletes that can boost their performance. 
  • How poverty can create a deep hunger for success.
  • The mental transition from poverty to wealth.​​

How to Process the Tragedy in Orlando

Processing recent violence and tragedies

Law of Attraction

Interview on Child Abuse and Parenting with Maggie Linton - Sirius XM Station 110. 

Giving Kids Chores is GOOD!

Why do bad things keep happening to you?

Gaslighting in the 2016

Presidential Debate


Children and Katrina: NPR Radio: Jinnie (English) Cristerna et. al.

Tips on Life Balance: NPR Radio: Jinnie (English) Cristerna

Suicide in the Black Community: WBEZ Radio Show the "Morning Shift"

My Life in Three Songs: WBEZ Radio Show the "Morning Shift" 

Who Do You Call During a Mental Health Crisis?: WBEZ Radio "Morning Shift" 

Inauguration Healing

Lessons Learned w/Todd Dulaney

Dealing with Difficult People at Work

Love Yourself

The real reason you hate your job

Renewing Family Bonds

Psycho-Spiritual Psychotherapy


Press Releases & Interviews

Take a look at some of the press releases and audio and television interviews with Jinnie Cristerna, LCSW, CHt. For bookings or Media Inquiries, contact 312-382-8710 x150.

Below is a sample of the media work she has done.


Child Abuse: Could Your Partner Hurt Your Child?


Adult Bullying on WGN:

Talking with Your Kids about Diversity & Seasonal Depression WCIU

Tolerance vs. Acceptance

Comforting Terrified Children                                

After the Election                                                            Coping with the Election



Paradigm Shifter: Today's Chicago Woman Magazine

Life After Poverty: The University of Chicago Magazine