About Us

Mission Statement

Commitment 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.

Center Administration

Center Director
Justin D. Henderson, PhD
National Certified Counselor | Licensed Psychologist | Assistant Professor
E-Mail: justinhenderson@lclark.edu Phone: (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 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 & Carol Doyle, PhD
Clinical Coordinator: Stella Kerl-McClain, PhD

Professional Mental Health Counseling —Addictions Specialization Program
Program Director:  Alexia DeLeon, 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/