Dave Avram, Ph.D., LP
Dr. Avram is the Associate Director of Clinical Training at STRIDE Community Health Centers. Dr. Avram’s goal is to create strong relationships with trainees and provide them with opportunities to learn, grow, and develop into confident clinicians. Between 2019, and 2021, Dr. Avram completed his pre-doctoral psychology internship and post-doctoral psychology fellowship at STRIDE. In 2022, he was hired as a full staff psychologist at STRIDE and joined the psychology training faculty. He functions as a generalist practitioner and works with diverse populations across the developmental spectrum. He commonly treats individuals with anxiety/mood disorders, substance use disorders, complex trauma, and grief. In addition, he has experience and training in health psychology, and commonly works with patients who present with concerns that are informed by health psychology. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is his primary therapeutic modality, but he also utilizes the biopsychosocial model and 3rd wave cognitive theory to inform treatment and case conceptualization. Dr. Avram completed his Ph.D at the University of Colorado, Denver in 2020, and he has continued research interests in the factors that contribute to psychological resilience in underserved populations.