Contact & Location

Mailing Address
Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
445 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 302
Oakland, California 94610

Telephone: 510-547-4147
Facsimile:  510-547-7692
Electronic Mail:
Office Location
Dr. Ehrensaft’s office is located in an attractive 1920s era converted apartment building in the Lake Merritt section of Oakland, directly across the street from the lake, and is accessible by freeway, bus, and BART. The most notable local landmark is the Grand Lake Theater. There is ample street parking both on Grand Avenue and Bellevue Avenue and the office is walking distance to shops, restaurants, and parks in the area. The building is equipped with elevators and is fully wheelchair accessible.

Directions From I-580 East and I-580 West (Macarthur Freeway)

  • Take Grand Avenue Exit
  • Turn right onto Grand Avenue
  • Go two blocks on Grand Avenue to Bellevue Avenue
  • Turn right onto Bellevue Avenue
  • 445 Bellevue Ave is the second building on your left.
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    Diane Ehrensaft’s most recent publication is The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Chldren who Live outside Gender Boxes, New York: TheExperiment, 2016, with a foreword by Dr. Norman Spack.

    “The Gender Creative Child is an invaluable resource for families and practitioners wanting to understand the complexity and beauty of gender development and the value of affirmative care. I’m struck that Dr. Ehrensaft’s most revolutionary idea is also her most straightforward—if we really learn how to listen to our children, they will tell us what they need.”
    —Aron Janssen, MD, director and founder NYU Gender and Sexuality Service

    “The Gender Creative Child should be required reading for all therapists, pediatricians, and K-12 educators and for parents whose children express their gender differently from societal expectations. Diane Ehrensaft deftly shows that many trans and gender-nonconforming children can be identified from a young age and how critical it is to provide support to them.”
    —Genny Beemyn, PhD, trans educator and coauthor of The Lives of Transgender People

    “Dr. Ehrensaft explains gender and children like no one can. She equips adults to understand and support gender-expansive children the way they deserve to be. This book is the newest must-have for every LGBTQ library and a must-read for every adult with a child in their life.”
    —Lori Duron, author of Raising My Rainbow

    Go to “Books” tab to find out more information about The Gender Creative Child.