RECREATIONAL THERAPY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Specialized recreation employed as an essential dimension of rehabilitation or therapy. Also known as therapeutic recreation. RECREATIONAL THERAPY: "Recreational therapy can be helpful in socializing a subject." Related Psychology Terms DIRECTIVE GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY BORSTAL SYSTEM ART THERAPY DAY HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTAL THERAPY TRIAL THERAPY ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY ITEM SCALING ADHERENCE PSYCHOTICISM Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RECREATIONAL THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recreational-therapy/ (accessed June 27, 2017).