Audrey Menz, MSW
Audrey (she/her) grew up in the Seattle, Washington area. Audrey studied at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she received her bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2019. After completing her undergraduate degree, she taught English in Thailand and Spain. Audrey then pursued her master’s degree in social work at The University of Denver. During this time, she worked at a residential treatment facility and completed two internships, one at a jail and one at a high school.
After finishing her master’s degree, Audrey moved to Bend, Oregon, to start her career as a social worker. Audrey’s interest in social work stemmed from her passion for working with youth and teens and her experience seeing youth struggle with mental health in previous jobs. During her graduate program, she learned many therapeutic techniques that are of value in her current work. Audrey’s interest in wilderness therapy stemmed early in her career, and she aspires to bring her experiences with trauma and attachment-related concerns to Deschutes Wilderness Therapy.
During her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, running, watching movies, and spending time with loved ones.