Shannon Kolakowski, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice providing couples and individual therapy. <br />
She is the author of <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Single-Shy-Looking-Love-Socially-ebook/dp/B00MQCLJMS/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=" target="_hplink">Single, Shy, and Looking for Love: A Dating Guide for the Shy and Socially Anxious</a></em> and <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/When-Depression-Hurts-Your-Relationship/dp/1608828328" target="_hplink"><em>When Depression Hurts Your Relationship: How to Regain Intimacy and Reconnect with Your Partner When You’re Depressed</em></a></em>. She has contributed to publications such as <em>Forbes, Redbook, Scientific American MIND, Men's Health Magazine, Shape, Salon, The New York Post, </em> and <em>Good Morning America online. </em> She's made television appearances on New Day Northwest and ABC news.<br />
She has served as an adjunct faculty member at the college and graduate school level. She lives with her husband and daughter in Seattle, WA.