Dr. Haaga's clinical experience has included work with individuals, families, and groups in community mental health, hospital, school, rehabilitation, and studio settings. Her areas of expertise are centered on using mind-body oriented art therapy approaches to identify, examine, and alter maladaptive thoughts and behaviors in an effort toward achieving wholeness and balance. Dr. Haaga earned her bachelor's degree from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she majored in art therapy with a minor in psychology. After graduating from Ursuline College's Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling Program, she then returned to Lesley University to earn her doctoral degree in Expressive Therapies. Her doctoral research focused on psychosocial implication of medical illness and the role of art therapy in assessment, treatment, and management of medically related issues.