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About Us

Heather is the owner of RecThera and is a highly recognized recreational therapy educator, author, and presenter. She specializes in using meaningful recreation and leisure to treat individuals with physical and neurological health conditions. She is committed to strengthening recreational therapy research and disseminating research information to practitioners, consumers, payers, legislators, and the general public. Most notably, she maintains an international open-access database for recreational therapy research that has been utilized by 100+ countries, RT Wise Owls.

Dr. Heather R. Porter


Cary Porter is the Art Director of RecThera's publications. She is the owner of Cary Elizabeth Designs, a graphic and web design agency, and is known for her work in education and with small businesses. Her specialties are in graphic and web design, photography, and illustration. Like a seed, she sprouts ideas and makes them grow.

Cary Porter


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