Recreation Therapy

Various activities and treatments enhance the quality of life for patients

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists (CTRS) use the following:

  • Developing feelings of well-being
  • Establishing new life activities
  • Fostering successful experiences
  • Promoting skill development

The program provides services to children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. Programming is provided through both individual and group sessions.

Our CTRS plan and implement a recreation therapy program that forms an integral part of the patients' overall treatment programs. They play a significant role in the multidisciplinary team on each unit, which involves physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing staff, social services, physical therapists, and pharmacists.

Therapy services are available for:

  • Adult medical/surgical patients
  • Adult psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • IMPACT program patients
  • Partial hospitalization program for psychiatric patients

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