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Recreational Therapists (Overview)

Recreational therapists use various activities to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of individuals with illnesses or disabling conditions. Such activities may involve arts and crafts, animals, sports, dance, and music.


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What do recreational therapists do?

What do recreational therapists do?

Play: Kidding. They use recreational activities as ways to help people overcome emotional, physical and mental problems. Crafts, sports, interactive games, fun events are all helpful with dementia patients as well as psychiatric patients. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Recreational Therapists (Overview)

Recreational therapists use various activities to improve the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of individuals with illnesses or disabling conditions. Such activities may involve arts and crafts, animals, sports, dance, and music.


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Do recreational therapists help adults?

Do recreational therapists help adults?

Absolutely: We have a rec therapist at our rehab hospital. They can be very helpful to people with a variety of medical conditions. They can help people re-discover activities that they used to enjoy but now do not do because of an injury or illness, they can helop disabled adults learn new pleasurable activities. In nursing facilities, they can lift the spirits of many people. ...Read more

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What does a recreational therapist do?

What does  a recreational therapist do?

Rec therapist: Recreational therapists work with people who have either disabilities or illnesses through recreational activities & /or provide other therapeutic assistance. ...Read more

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How to stop seeing a therapist?

Discuss your: desire / plan to leave therapy with the therapist. That way you can work on termination. Take care. ...Read more

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When might a therapist be helpful?

When might a therapist be helpful?

In many situations!: "KInd words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." Mother Teresa ...Read more

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What is the purpose of seeing a therapist?

Learn about yourself: I like to explain therapy as a type of emotional education. In therapy people learn their feelings, motivations and dreams and then live the life they want. Take care, . ...Read more

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What is meant by a surrogate sex therapist?

Prof sex coach: In some states licensed sex therapists can recommend the use of a trained professional sexual surrogate to help solve certain sexual problems that can't be solved with counseling alone. To avoid legal issues with prostitution, there are regulations that must be followed. I believe the patient has to have a recommendation from a licensed sex therapist to have this treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if seeing a therapist hasn't helped?

Therapist: Not sure what therapy is for in your case, but if u have reached an 'impasse', then talk to the therapist about options such as medication assessment or other modalities such as group therapy. ...Read more

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What does a sleep therapist do?

Sleep therapy: Sleep psychologists are most often used for insomnia. They provide restructuring programs of thoughts that are negative for sleep. They can give person ideas about what to do when these negative thoughts comes into mind. ...Read more

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