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Therapeutic Recreation Consultants:
Playing with a purpose!

Therapeutic Recreation Consultants is one of the oldest and most-respected providers of RT services in North Carolina. We were trailblazers when we started providing North Carolina schools with RT services over a decade ago. We’re proud to have helped many children and adults find constructive ways to express themselves through leisure and interpersonal skills.

Our RT specialists are well-trained and fully licensed with the state of North Carolina.

Barbara L. Kneher MS, LRT/CTRS, Owner

As the parent of a child with special needs myself, I understand the challenges that families face when meeting their child’s complex needs: school, therapies, other services, and their parents’ work schedules. When does a kid get to be a kid today?

Because of this, I have a special interest in the social & play skills of children with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, ADHD, behavioral disorders and mental illness. My goal is to help your child have a childhood by providing quality RT services.

And I practice what I preach, too: I believe fully in the importance of leisure interests for the health of the mind, body and soul. I’m an avid photographer, play in a band with my husband, and enjoy swimming, the beach and the arts.

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Mrs. Kneher personally has a quarter century of experience with providing recreational therapy to adults and children in school, community and clinical settings. She has worked with people of all ages who have diverse and varied needs.

She is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Recreational Therapy Licensure and has National Certification (CTRS) through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification: NCTRC

Mrs. Kneher has a Master’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a Bachelor’s in Music Education, with an additional three years of NRPA’s Program Management School.

If you’re interested in our services, please email us at consultants@therapeutic-recreation.com.

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