Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D.

Professions: Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy, Coaching
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Clinical Psychologist - PSY22644
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 01110
Office 1
5015 Birch Street
Newport Beach, CA
Newport Beach, California 92660 - United States
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Living life to its fullest is easier said than done. What are the obstacles in your way? Are you facing challenges of the human condition? If you are seeking a more authentic state of being and willing to engage in self-exploration, I am experienced in expediting the process of helping you to achieve your personal goals.

Therapeutic exploration will identify problem areas creating limitations, teach you how to build on your strengths, overcome weaknesses, improve your ability to assert yourself, enhance your potential to make better choices, aim to restore balance and improve the overall quality of your life. Whether you are attempting to alter unproductive patterns, destructive thoughts and behaviors, or alleviating overwhelming feelings you will find that therapy can assist you. I can help you move forward by learning new and alternative ways of coping and thus, reclaim increased enjoyment and success.

I work with adolescents, adults and elders. Additionally, I have extensive experience with couples counseling, premarital counseling, complex family issues, work related issues, professional and personal mediation, career planning and executive coaching.

I bring a compassionate approach and a guiding spirit that facilitates moving towards a healthier state of being. My eclectic and individually focused approach is drawn from my graduate education, life experiences and other professional training. I have traveled worldwide, developing an appreciation for diverse cultures, faiths, and alternative lifestyles. My client?s come from all walks of life.

I welcome and appreciate the opportunity to work with you while providing expertise, warmth, and understanding in a safe, explorative environment.

Email or Call Mary Ann Nugent, Psy.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01110

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Mediation
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Parent Work
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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