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Brandon Snead

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1700 N. Broad Street, 304F
Philadelphia, PA 19121


  • MS, Recreational Therapy, Temple University
  • BS, Recreational Therapy, Temple University


Brandon Snead, MS, CTRS is an instructor within the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in the recreational therapy program. His professional background includes leading recreational therapy interventions for adults with mental health diagnoses, targeting motivation to participate in community based recreation. In this effort, he has developed and led biking and storytelling interventions, physical activity fairs, and worked with Temple University college students to facilitate Leisure Education conferences for consumers of mental healthcare. As an instructor, he aims to offer experiences that allow students to apply what they learn in classes in real-world settings.

Research Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Community Based Treatment
  • Recreation
  • Leisure
  • Resilience
  • Motivation
  • Physical Activity
  • Active Transportation
  • LGBT Wellness