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EST. 2023

RecThera is a recreational therapy publishing house. We create products for therapists, educators, and individuals looking to improve health and wellness through recreation and play. Our mission is to provide products that educate and empower individuals to take control of their health through recreation and leisure.

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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


Current Publications

More publications coming soon!

Cary Porter is the illustrator for 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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