About Us

Holiday closure announcement

ALERT: The Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Services will resume Tuesday, May 28.

We are committed to social justice through high quality, direct service to the community and effective training and supervision in mental health counseling, addiction counseling, and family therapy.

Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center
4445 Barbur Blvd
Portland, OR 97239

Center Administration

Nori Gruber Director

Nori Valdez Gruber , LPC, NCC, CCMHC
Email: grubern@lclark.edu
Clinic: 503-768-6320
Office: 503-768-6321

Promoting Community Wellness

The Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center is a part of the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. The Community Counseling Center is dedicated to providing high quality, low cost mental health services to the community. Lewis & Clark faculty supervise, train, and educate graduate-level students, creating effective interventions, outcomes, and knowledge of community needs. 

Our Programs

The Department of Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology models collaboration by offering services from three academic programs including:


Our Professional Mental Health Counseling and Addiction Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Our Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).


Counseling, Therapy, and School Psychology Department 

Department Chair

Cort Dorn-Medeiros, PhD 

Professional Mental Health Counseling Program

Program Co-Directors:  Amy Rees, PhD & Stella Kerl-McClain, PhD

Professional Mental Health Counseling—Specialization in Addictions

Program Co-Directors:  Alexia DeLeon, PhD & Justin D. Henderson, PhD

Marriage, Couple, & Family Therapy Program

Program Director: Lana Kim, PhD
Clinical Coordinator: Chelsey N. Torgerson, PhD

Please note: The Community Counseling Center is a community resource open to the public and is different from the Lewis & Clark Counseling Service office, which is the campus counseling center for Lewis & Clark students. If you are looking for the Counseling Service office, please visit their website at: http://www.lclark.edu/offices/counseling_service/