Meet Liz Avalos, MS

Behavioral Health Team Member

Liz Avalos, MS


  • English and Spanish


  • Uninversity of Oregon, BS in Psychology and Sociology
  • University of Oregon, MS in Couples and Family Therapy
  • Portland State University, Adoption and Foster Family Therapy Certificate
  • Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator


As a Hillsboro native, Liz loves working in Hillsboro to give back to the community where she grew up. Her family includes her husband and their beloved dog. When she is not in the office, you can find Liz traveling or on a hike. She loves to relax and unwind by reading and dancing.

Liz recognizes the importance and impact of early childhood experiences and is passionate about working with families to promote healthy relationships and attachments. She is captivated by working towards gender affirming care, acculturation stress, and attachment in early childhood. At HPC, she is a part of multiple committees that support gender diversity, child and family wellness, employee wellness, and support for patients experiencing mental health crisis.

Liz is usually at our Orenco location on Wednesdays.

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