Tuesdey Spangler, LISW, LCSW, WFR
Tuesdey has been working within the field of mental health and education for the past 8 years with prior business background. She graduated with her both her Masters of Social Work and bachelors of Science in Education from The Ohio State University. Tuesdey has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings throughout her career including but not limited to the following; physical education teacher, school social worker, assistant residential clinical director, residential therapist, wilderness & experiential therapist, private practice, home based care, and outpatient. She found her passion working with at risk youth creating an emphasis on utilizing experience and the power of the natural world as an agent for change.
Tuesdey began her career as a physical education teacher working with inner city youth in Columbus focused on serving children with emotional and defiant behaviors which led to her pursuing a school social work credential. Her love for the outdoors and experience working for the Godman Guild offering wilderness therapy at Camp Mary Orton in Columbus instigated a move to Colorado. This allowed her to pursue her desire to work with at risk teens struggling with addiction. After being away from her home city for the past 5 years she has returned and will continue her passion of working with children and their families utilizing best practices. Tuesdey embodies a holistic, strengths-based approach to her practice and is knowledgeable and trained in the following modalities; Adventure Therapy (AT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivation Interviewing (MI), Solution-Focused (brief) Therapy (SFBT), and substance use/abuse.
Tuesdey is a Licensed Independent Social worker in the State of Ohio and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Colorado. Tuesdey has a Wilderness First Responder Certification and is a member of the Association of Experiential Education (AEE). She holds a position on the leadership counsel for the Therapeutic Adventure Professional Group (TAPG) as their international conference convener.