About the Author
Friendship expert Shasta Nelson is the founder and CEO of GirlFriendCircles.com, the female friendship matching site where women of all ages go to make local friends, and the author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen! The Guide to Creating a Meaningful Circle of GirlFriends.
Shasta has appeared on The Today Show, Katie, The Early Show, and Fox Business and has been featured in Cosmopolitan, More, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Her spirited and soulful voice can also be found at ShastasFriendshipBlog.com and in her Huffington Post column where she regularly addresses the topic of relationship health. She also teaches, lectures, and hosts Friendship Accelerator events in her hometown of San Francisco and throughout the US.
Shasta’s training includes a master’s degree in spiritual growth and a bachelor’s degree in communication, plus a decade of experience in short-term counseling, coaching leaders and teams, speaking at international motivational and teaching venues, and organizing events and retreats.