What do recreational therapists do?

A recreational therapist utilizes a wide range of activity and community based interventions and techniques to improve the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and leisure needs of their clients. Recreational therapists assist clients to develop skills, knowledge, and behaviors for daily living and community involvement. The therapist works with the client and their family to incorporate specific interests and community resources into therapy to achieve optimal outcomes that transfer to their real life situation.


How our services stand out from other therapies.

Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation (RT/TR) embraces a definition of "health" which includes not only the absence of "illness", but extends to enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional, social and leisure development so individuals may participate fully and independently in chosen life pursuits.

Unique RT/TR Features



Use of recreational techniques in the designed intervention strategies




Incorporating client's interests, and the client's family and/or community through the therapy process making it meaningful and relevant


Individualized to each person's past, present and future interests and lifestyle



Weaving the concept of healthy living into treatments to ensure improved functioning, enhance independence, and successful involvement in all aspects of life


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