Lisa Goatley, LPC, is originally from Blacksburg, VA. She received her Bachelor's degree in Family and Child Development from Virginia Tech in 1986. She later received her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Maryland in 1989. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been a therapist for twenty-nine years. She first worked in community mental health in Mississippi and later practiced with a hospital in an outpatient setting. During this time, she was also a member of the adjunct faculty in the Psychology Department at Mississippi State University. Lisa was in private practice in Mississippi for five years before returning to Blacksburg in 2004. She worked in community mental health in Blacksburg prior to joining The Cascade Group. Lisa's areas of expertise include: Couples and family therapy, Depression and mood disorders, Anxiety and stress, Abuse and trauma, Grief and loss, and Substance use disorders.