Programs & Services
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.
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:
- 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
Alcohol and Drug Treatment
The Avel Gordly Center for Healing has a long history of providing treatment for substance use and addictive disorders.
We offer several groups related to
- Substance Abuse and Dependence
- DUI Treatment
- Problem Gambling
When gambling gets out of control, it can devastate lives. We offer individual, couples and group therapy for gambling addiction, sponsored by the State of Oregon, Multnomah County and the Oregon State Lottery.
At the Avel Gordly Center for Healing, three psychiatrists provide psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Clients receiving psychiatric services are also assigned a counselor to assist in their treatment. All of our psychiatrists also practice in the Faculty Practice in the Marquam Hill location of OHSU.
Afrocentric Treatment Services
Five 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, gambling and psychiatry and are available to provide individual, couples, family and group counseling.
Asian Treatment Services
Two licensed and credentialed practitioners provide mental health, substance abuse and gambling treatment in Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, Haka), Vietnamese, Thai, Laotian, and French.
Payment for Services
Most commercial insurance is accepted.
Self-pay and CareOregon accepted.
Some services provided on a sliding scale fee.
Please call Intake at 503 418-5311 to determine your eligibility.