Avrille Birnbaum, PsyD

She/Her/They/Them

Avrille is a Therapist at Two Chairs in Oakland.

She is committed to providing quality, evidence-based mental health services that are respectful, interactive, transparent, empowering, and culturally and emotionally appropriate for each client. Avrille approaches therapy as a mutual conversation in which she helps the client by examining thoughts, feelings, beliefs and behaviors that have acted as roadblocks to living their best life. In addition to this, Avrille specializes in working with clients who are part of African Traditional/African Diasporic Religions, Indigenous cultures/traditionalist practices, and European spiritual practices.

In her spare time, Avrille enjoys spending time with friends and family, fountain pens and books.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Specific Phobia  
  • Communication  
  • Cultural Identity  
  • Existential Issues  
  • Gender Identity  
  • Values and Goals  
  • Health Psychology  
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  
  • Gender and Sexuality  
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Psychodynamic  
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)  
  • Exposure and Response Prevention  
  • Mindfulness

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities

Avrille Birnbaum, PsyD

She/Her/They/Them

Avrille is a Therapist at Two Chairs in Oakland.

She is committed to providing quality, evidence-based mental health services that are respectful, interactive, transparent, empowering, and culturally and emotionally appropriate for each client. Avrille approaches therapy as a mutual conversation in which she helps the client by examining thoughts, feelings, beliefs and behaviors that have acted as roadblocks to living their best life. In addition to this, Avrille specializes in working with clients who are part of African Traditional/African Diasporic Religions, Indigenous cultures/traditionalist practices, and European spiritual practices.

In her spare time, Avrille enjoys spending time with friends and family, fountain pens and books.

Individual Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
  • Specific Phobia  
  • Communication  
  • Cultural Identity  
  • Existential Issues  
  • Gender Identity  
  • Values and Goals  
  • Health Psychology  
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  
  • Gender and Sexuality  
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
Top Therapy Modalities
  • Psychodynamic  
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)  
  • Exposure and Response Prevention  
  • Mindfulness

Couples Therapy Expertise

Top Specialty Areas
Top Therapy Modalities
Education & Experience
  • Psychiatric Respite Program Director for memory care facility
  • Clinical Psychologist for CDCR Acute Mental Health Services
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow for AgeSong Memory Care, San Francisco CA
  • Pre-Doctoral Intern for AgeSong Memory Care, San Francisco CA
  • PsyD. in Clinical Psychology at the Wright Institute, Berkeley CA
Location
Oakland 2—Virtual Only
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