Peter Godfrey, M.S.W., LCSW, LCAS, CCS


Peter Godfrey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) and a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS). He has been employed in the mental health field for over 20 years and began working with teens struggling with addiction in 2009. His passion for the work comes from personal experience as an at-risk youth. He struggled as an adolescent with depression, academics and substance use. He considers himself a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) success story. He applies his unique view of youth development to his relationships with students and families at The Goodale School and Recovery Community. Peter earned his master’s degree at Western Carolina University.

Peter has experience in a variety of recovery settings. Prior to joining The Goodale School, he managed a state-funded residential treatment center for adolescents. He also worked at Real Recovery of Asheville, a structured sober living program for young adults; Four Circles, a wilderness-based residential treatment center for addictions and co-occurring mental health issues; and SUWS of the Carolinas/Phoenix Outdoor. Peter has a breadth and scope of knowledge for developing students’ personalized care plans and building enthusiasm for healthy life goals. Peter has been described as a forthright, caring and highly skilled therapist.

An avid outdoor enthusiast and whitewater canoeist, Peter also plays guitar, sings and enjoys fitness and sports. He also enjoys spending time on home improvement projects and gardening. Most of all, he loves being a father and husband.

The Goodale School team is happy to speak with you to determine if our program is the right fit for your son or client. For information, please contact our Admissions Team at (828) 220-0040 or email [email protected].

75 Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801
The Goodale School is affiliated with Monarch, a leading statewide provider of services to thousands of people with mental illness, substance use disorders and intellectual and developmental disabilities in North Carolina. The organization is nationally accredited by The Joint Commission.
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