Posts Published by Dr. Shiva G.

Dr. Shiva Ghaed is a licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in Southern California, with expertise in treating trauma, mood, and anxiety disorders. She has extensive formal education, has published and worked for renowned organizations throughout her life. She has made significant contributions to her field and to those who have been fortunate enough to work with her.

Dating 101

In the beginning…there was Adam and Eve? Okay. Maybe, but seriously…my guess is that in the beginning ‘dating 101’ was probably a whole lot simpler than they are now. It’s likely that dating is tougher now than it used to be for a number of reasons.

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The Mystery Shopper

Hello Dr. G, I work at a grocery store as a cashier there is this guy who comes shopping every month. I’ve been seeing this guy for a year. I just started liking him when I first met him like in romantic movies as if there was a love surging in me.

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Know Thyself

Growing up my own mother used to repeat the simple words, “Know thyself, sweetheart, know thyself.” At the time I took these words for granted, and due to a complete lack of life experience, maturity, and wisdom, I brushed them off thinking to myself, “Well, of course I know myself, Mom!

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A More Positive Life: 5 Bucket Rules To Live By

It is easy in today’s world to feel overwhelmed and consumed by just how much information there is available to us. Prior to the technological revolution, there were ample causes for distress, and now it seems ironic that the very tools intended to simplify our lives only appear to add to our to-do list, or burden us with more obligation rather than less.

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