Shannon Kolakowski, PsyD is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. She blogs for Huffington Post, and is the author of "Single, Shy, and Looking For Love: A Dating Guide for the Shy and Socially Anxious" and "When Depression Hurts Your Relationship." Dr. Kolakowski's work has been featured in magazines such as Redbook, ParentMap and Men's Health Magazine, as well as online at Shape.com and eHarmony. She's made television appearances on New Day Northwest and ABC news. Her expertise lies in combining the latest research with her personal insight, experience, and passion for the practice of psychology. She lives with her husband in Seattle, WA. Visit her online at drshannonk.com.