Nancy A. Haug, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Los Gatos, 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. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

      Distractibility, executive functioning difficulties, rejection sensitivity

  1. Eating and Weight Disorders

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

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

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

  2. Behavioral Medicine

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

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

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

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

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

  8. Grief or Loss
    Bereavement, divorce, break-ups

  9. Trauma

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

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

  12. Women’s Health Issues

  13. Pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety

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

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

My treatment approach includes evidenced-based practices:

  1. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  3. Compassion-Focused Therapy

  4. Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  5. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

  6. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  7. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

  8. Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Motivation Interviewing