What is
Recreational Therapy?

About Recreational Therapy

Recreational Therapy offers its clients the skills and tools needed to function in society and increase one’s quality of life. Recreational therapists are healthcare providers who use recreational therapy interventions for improved functioning of individuals with illness or disabling conditions. Recreational therapy is a medical modality that uses therapy, in the form of recreation and education as a means of meeting one’s physical, mental, emotional and social goals.

Many benefits may include:

  • Promoting Independence
  • Recovering Basic Motor Functioning
  • Reducing Depression
  • Improving Reasoning
  • Recuperating Body Mechanics
  • Building Confidence
  • Diminishing Stress
  • Moderating Anxiety
  • Boosting Coping Abilities
  • Refining Socialization Skills
  • Restoring Energy
  • Documenting Improvements and Reactions

Typical patient goals include:

  • Increase appropriate social interaction skills
  • Increase physical endurance
  • Increase in awareness of resources or adaptive equipment
  • Time management
  • Money management
  • Decrease frustration tolerance
  • Reduce impulsiveness
  • Increase gross and fine motor coordination
  • Demonstrate awareness of safety skills in community and at home
  • Increase active range of motion
  • Decrease depression

Who We Serve

Strive Recreational Therapy is here to serve those who have permanent disabilities that require special attention to get the most out of life. We also assist with rehabilitation efforts for those with short-term disabilities due to an accident or injury.

  • Those with Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Anyone catastrophically injured in an auto-related accident
  • Those permanently or partially disabled in a work-related accident
  • Those with mental health issues
  • Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Anyone with a disability
  • Those with autism or other developmental disabilities

The Benefits of Recreational Therapy

Recreational Therapy or TR (Therapeutic Recreation) offers its clients the skills and tools needed to function in society and increase one’s quality of life. Recreational therapists are healthcare providers who use recreational therapy interventions for the improvised functioning of individuals with illness or disabling conditions. Recreational Therapy is a medical modality that uses therapy, in the form of recreation and education as a means of meeting one’s physical, mental, emotional and social goals. Many benefits may include:

  • Promotes Independence
  • Recover Basic Motor Functioning
  • Reduces Depression
  • Improves Reasoning
  • Recuperates Body Mechanics
  • Builds Confidence
  • Diminishes Stress
  • Moderates Anxiety
  • Boosts Coping Abilities
  • Refines Socialization Skills
  • Restores Energy
  • Documented Improvements and Reactions

Schedule an in home consultation

to assess your recreational therapy needs.

Recreational Therapists are in demand!

Click below to learn more employment opportunities.

Schedule an in home consultation

to assess your recreational therapy needs.

Recreational Therapists are in demand!

Click below to learn more employment opportunities.
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Strive Recreational Therapy provides adaptive recreational and consulting services for individuals with disabilities.  Our certified team of recreational therapists organizes outings, sporting events and more to improve the quality of life for our clients.

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