Therapist Profile

Nancy Hieu Nguyen, PhD
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17284 Newhope Street Suite 100 Fountain Valley, CA 92708-8202
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Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
**Please visit for Vietnamese (Tieng Viet) and further details.** I specialize in working with culturally diverse children and their families on various psychological concerns. The issues that I treat include attachment, behavioral disturbances, ADHD, Autism spectrum and socialization concerns, depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, impulse control disorders, and family cultural conflicts. These experiences have built on my training in evidenced based practices including, Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Integrative Complex Trauma Treatment, and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). My specialty is Vietnamese American children and their families, having practiced, translated new treatment and conducted research on innovative approaches. I am fluent in English and Vietnamese, and can aid with addressing acculturation concerns within the family dynamic. I have extensive training in play based approaches and can aid children and families address mental health concerns in a fun and creative way. I specialize in working with couples and families, using a systemic and holistic approach to aid with improving/enhancing relationships by tailoring different treatment modalities to fit needs. I also have my PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision, and I teach counselors in training, attend/present at professional conferences, and also conduct research. These factors aid me in ensuring that the treatment practices and service delivery that is being provided is the latest and innovative in the field.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


PhD. Counselor Education and Supervision M.S. Counseling

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Expressive Art Therapies
Play Therapy
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Sand Tray Therapy


Theoretical Orientation
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Languages Spoken
English, Vietnamese
Asian/Pacific Islander


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