Therapeutic Leisure

Therapeutic leisure (commonly also referred to as therapeutic recreation or recreation therapy) has been defined by Anderson and Heyne (2012) as:

“The purposeful and careful facilitation of quality leisure experiences and the development of personal and environmental strengths, which lead to greater well-being for people who, due to illness, disability, or other life circumstances, need individualized assistance to achieve their goals” (p. 39).

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