John Nguyen, PH.D.
Dr. Nguyen is a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with those suffering from burnout, productivity issues, men’s issues, and the challenges of parenting. He has expertise working with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic pain, and life transitions. Additionally, he has a particular interest in issues of diversity, particularly in working with underserved populations such as Asian Americans and older adults (age 60+).
Dr. Nguyen’s approach to treatment can be described as collaborative and solution-focused. He approaches treatment invention/planning from a biopsychosocial perspective and uses evidence-based practices such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), biofeedback, and applied psychophysiology. Before deciding on the course of treatment, Dr. Nguyen takes time to gain a better understanding of his patients, particularly, the factors that trigger and maintain symptoms. Dr. Nguyen’s eclectic approach to therapy allows him to utilize interventions that match the needs and preferences of his patients, which has been shown to lead to more favorable outcomes.
Dr. Nguyen graduated with his Ph.D. from Alliant International University in San Diego, CA in 2013 and is licensed in California (PSY32365). He has over 15 years of experience and has worked in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health, medical, and outpatient clinics.