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Dr. Zoe Shaw is a licensed psychotherapist, educated at UCLA and Pepperdine University. She has a private practice in sunny California and a virtual practice working with people all over the world! She is a motivational speaker, podcast host, life coach, and fitness fanatic.

'Leaving the Past Behind' Asked: Last year was emotionally draining and I’m afraid I will "carry all the stress, anxiety and tension" into this year.

'Alisandra' Asked: How do you recover from divorce, breast cancer, loss of a job, and not seeing your child every day? Dr. Zoe Answered: My immediate visual

'Johanna' Asked: How do I work on my marriage when your husband tells you everything in his life is in the air right now OR

'Ginny Girl' Asked: My fiance told me a few things that hurt me really bad a few days after the engagement. I gave him a

'Tired of the Holiday Expectations' Asked: My parents put a lot of pressure on my siblings and my family to spend time together for the

'Pregnancy Loss' Asked: I am currently dealing with a pregnancy loss. It is a blighted ovum and my body is just not catching up to

'Toxic Triangle' Asked: I often feel like my partner is not giving me my place in this toxic triangle of a relationship. I love him

'NotDaddysGirl' Asked: I grew up never knowing my biological dad and over the last few years, I've started to let myself feel the hurt and

'Jill' Asked: I have recently quit a job that I was very good at but I was working 90+ hours per week and living away

"My Husband Wants a Divorce" Asked: My husband asked me for a divorce. I don't want one. I left the home, but I feel like

'Stepmom Wanting to Do the Best for Her Crew' Asked: I find, like most siblings, that in a family that has children from two households,

'Deb' Asked: As I listened to Julie Graham’s story, I look back at how I prayed for her as she walked through Paul’s death. Little

'Sleepless Beauty' Asked: I have suffered from fear at night my whole life. I love sleeping, but falling asleep is the worst part for me.

'Balancing Busy Mama' Asked: I'm a single mom who works nearly full-time. I love my son, and I love my work, but sometimes it feels

'Carol' Asked: I burned out and am changing careers mid-life. How can I assess my personality and joys to find a fulfilling new path? Dr. Zoe

'Faith Over Fear' Asked: I have been asked by several of my girlfriends who have watched me struggle, and somehow survive, “How do you deal

'Potential Worry-Wart' Asked:  What is "normal" anxiety and what crosses over into clinical? In my mid-20s, I experienced panic attacks and a couple years of moderate

'Mama Llama' Asked: My 12-year-old male middle child gets very angry. He is belligerent and moody and verbally unkind to his immediate family. What are

‘Rudderless After A Relationship’ Asked: I have been in a long term relationship with my fiance'. He proved himself unable to commit and now I

‘Troubled Wife’ Asked: I continue to have heated exchanges with my spouse. I am finally realizing that it’s about a lack of trust. Dr. Zoe,

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