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Bay Area CBT Center Therapist
Avigail Lev, PsyD

Therapy Services in San Francisco CA

Avigail Lev, PsyD

Psychotherapy in San Francisco 

Dr. Avigail Lev (Abby) is a licensed clinical psychologist in California (PSY 25464) and a certified mediator. She utilizes evidence-based practices, including cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance-based treatments, to treat both couples and individuals struggling with relationship problems, anxiety, trauma, depression, emotional dysregulation, trichotillomania, OCD, and mood disorders.


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Integrating acceptance and commitment therapy with Schema Therapy

Effective Evidence-Based Therapy

She specializes in integrating acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and schema therapy to address interpersonal problems and unhelpful patterns in relationships. Dr. Lev has provided supervision, workshops, and didactic trainings at The Berkeley Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies Clinic, Haight Ashbury Psychological Services, Argosy University, and at Palo Alto University. She has presented her research at regional and international conferences.


Co-Author of Three Books

Versatility and Diversity in Therapy

Dr. Lev is also the coauthor of three books. The first, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Interpersonal Problemspresents a complete treatment protocol for therapists working with clients who fall into unhealthy relationship patterns and helps them overcome maladaptive interpersonal behavior. 

The second book, The Interpersonal Problems Workbook: ACT to End Painful Relationship Patterns, combines research and evidence-based techniques for strengthening relationships. The third book ACT for Couples, presents a protocol to for therapists who work with couples. To learn more about these books you can visit Amazon.


Abby's Areas of Specialty

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Anxiety Disorders

 Dr. Lev excels in treating a variety of anxiety disorders with evidence-based therapies like CBT and ACT, helping you find lasting relief and improve your quality of life.
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Couples Therapy

Dr. Lev specializes in helping people improve their relationships and communication both in couple and individual therapy.

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Complex Trauma

Dr. Lev has expertise in working with narcissistic abuse, personality disorders, insecure attachment, relational trauma, and codependence.

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the Bay Area. You could say we wrote the books on it.

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How To Start Therapy with Us

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Free 15-Minute Consult

Book a no-cost consultation with our specialist to discuss your therapy goals.

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Our Diverse Range of Counseling Services

At Bay Area CBT Therapy, we are committed to ensuring that therapy is accessible to everyone, embracing the diverse backgrounds and identities of our clients, including those from the LGBTQ+ community and underrepresented groups. 

Our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, providing respectful and affirming care that acknowledges and celebrates our distinct experiences.

Check Out Our CBT Quizzes

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Procrastination Quiz

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Relationship Schemas Quiz

Self-Compassion Quiz

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Workplace Schemas Quiz

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Relationship Satisfaction Quiz

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Complex Trauma Quiz


Trusted, Licensed Therapists with Expert Training and Thorough Vetting

We’re a group practice of highly experienced mental health professionals and specialists in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy. 

We are empathetic professionals who truly understand what it’s like to feel disconnected from your own journey. We believe that your past should not be an anchor holding you back from a brighter future.

Innovative, Expert-Led Therapy Tailored Just for You

We customize and tailor our work with you to meet your specific needs. Our goal is to provide you with the skills that you need to feel better and cope more effectively in the shortest period of time. 

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