131 Oak Meadow Dr., Pataskala, OH 43062

Margaret Spires, MSW, LSW, LICDC

  • Telehealth only
  • Ohio


Margaret Spires (she/hers) is a passionate and experienced Licensed Social Worker dedicated to empowering clients in navigating substance abuse and mood disorders, encompassing challenges such as depression, anxiety, and trauma. Holding a master’s degree in mental health and substance abuse counseling from Ohio State University and a bachelor’s degree in Substance Abuse Counseling from Ohio Christian University, Margaret brings a wealth of academic knowledge and practical expertise to her practice.

Credentials and Expertise:

Margaret is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC), and a certified grief-informed professional. Her multifaceted background equips her to address the complex intersections of mental health and addiction.

Therapeutic Approach:

Margaret believes in meeting individuals where they are, fostering a warm, open, and non-judgmental atmosphere in her practice. She employs evidence-based practices, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness meditation, and solution-focused therapy techniques.

Focus on Coping Skills and Growth:

Margaret’s therapeutic focus centers on helping individuals develop healthy coping skills to overcome adversity and the stigma associated with mental health and addiction. By utilizing a client-centered approach, she guides her clients to become the best versions of themselves.

A Commitment to Transformation:

As a seasoned mental health professional, Margaret is dedicated to guiding transformative journeys for her clients. Her compassionate and comprehensive approach aims to empower individuals to navigate the complexities of substance abuse and mental health, fostering resilience and growth.

If you are seeking a therapist who is committed to your transformation, Margaret Spires is ready to partner with you on your journey to well-being. With a focus on empowerment and evidence-based practices, Margaret strives to create a therapeutic space where you can overcome challenges and embrace positive change.

Supervised by Shelby Cook, LISW-S