Avel Gordly Center for Healing

Working to heal the heart.
A multicultural, mental health center responsive to the needs of the diverse communities of Oregon.

Are you concerned about stress? 

Anxiety? Substance abuse? Family issues?

We can help.

There is so much to manage in life. Let OHSU’s Avel Gordly Center help you find balance.

Our team of counselors, therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists provide effective, evidence-based, compassionate mental health services including:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy/classes
  • Couples and family therapy
  • Psychiatric evaluation/medication management
  • Culturally based services, including African American services and LGBT counseling
  • Adoption/adoptee support

Located in downtown Portland, we provide prompt, confidential appointments for OHSU employees and families.

Schedule an appointment today, 503 418-5311


Avel Gordly’s memoir details a life of struggles, triumphs

It was classic Avel Gordly.

Fellow state lawmakers marched off the Senate floor — Democrats heading for their private caucus room and Republicans gathering in theirs.

Read the Portland Tribune story

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Avel Gordly Center for Healing