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Lisa Descant, LPC, LMFT

CHief Operating Officer

Lisa Descant has dedicated the last 20 years to the field of youth services and supports. Working her way through college, Lisa started her professional career in south Austin with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area. After graduating from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies, Lisa joined the world of Communities In Schools where she worked with students on elementary, middle and high school campuses. Eventually pursuing a Master of Psychology degree from Our Lady of the Lake University, Lisa is now a licensed professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist and serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Communities In Schools of Houston. Lisa combines her commitment to health, well-being and opportunity for all students with her determined ability to lead a dynamic team creating amazing change across Greater Houston.

lisad@cis-houston.org