Programs & Services

Avel Gordly Center for Healing

The OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing is a multicultural, adult outpatient treatment clinic providing the following services:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Marital, couples and family therapy
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Medication management
  • Risk reduction training and education

Culturally-responsive services are provided by a multicultural team of professionals. Services are open to all members of diverse communities of Oregon. We are dedicated to matching clients to practitioners with whom they will feel comfortable, based on the client's preferences.

Mental Health

There are many times in life when it is helpful to talk with someone about your concerns.

There are many times in life when it is helpful to talk with someone about your concerns. Mental health therapy gives you a supportive person unrelated to your personal situation, to assist you in achieving your personal goals, teach you new skills for your well-being, help you process your concerns and make healthy decisions. We provide treatment for the following concerns and more:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment to life events such as divorce, job changes or stress, stress from moving, loss of loved ones and other concerns
  • Bipolar and psychotic disorders
  • Adjustment to chronic medical problems



At the Avel Gordly Center for Healing, our psychiatrists provide psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Clients receiving psychiatric services are also assigned a counselor to assist in their treatment.

Culturally-Specific Services

Culturally-Specific Services

Afrocentric Treatment Services
Licensed African-American mental health practitioners are available to serve the mental health needs of the African and African-American communities in the Portland Metropolitan area. Collectively, our practitioners are trained in mental health, substance abuse, and psychiatry and are available to provide individual, couples, family and group counseling.

Payment for Services

Most payors are accepted  - some services are provided on a sliding scale fee. 

Please call our Intake line staff at 503 418-5311 to determine your eligibility.