Nancy A. Haug, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

San Jose, California


My areas of specialization include:

  1. Addiction and Substance Use Problems

  2. Alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, stimulants, opioids, sedatives, prescription drugs, gambling, internet gaming

  3. Eating and Weight Disorders

  4. Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, obesity, body image  

  5. Behavioral Medicine

  6. Chronic illness, pain, adjusting to medical conditions, medication adherence, physical health challenges

I have worked with a broad range of client concerns, including:

  1. ADHD

     Attention, distractibility and concentration difficulties

  1. Anxiety
    Fear, nervousness, panic, stress, worry

  2. Mood Disorders
    Depression, sadness, irritability, mood swings

  3. Interpersonal Challenges
    Assertiveness, shyness, social discomfort, intimacy, difficulty forming relationships, relationship conflict

  4. Career Stress and Life Balance
    Finding balance between work and personal life, occupational burnout, clarifying personal beliefs, values, and goals

  5. Minority Stress
    Acculturation, immigrant experiences, multicultural concerns, reactions to experiences of discrimination

  6. Grief or Loss
    Bereavement, separation or divorce, break-ups

  7. Trauma

  8. Emotional, physical or sexual abuse, rape, violence

  9. Sexual and Gender Identity
    Exploring sexual or gender identity concerns

  10. Women’s Health Issues

  11. Pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety

  12. Life Role Changes
    Personal and professional identity, caregiving, becoming a parent, career planning, independence and autonomy

  13. Personal Growth and Wellness
    Finding meaning and engaging in a healthy lifestyle

My treatment approach includes evidenced-based practices:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Motivation Interviewing