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Recreation Therapy

The department of Recreation Therapy was founded in 1975, and offers services to the following areas:

  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Burn/Trauma/Medical Surgical 
  • Cardiology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Acute Care for the Elderly
  • Critical Care
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

To learn about opportunities to donate items to the Department of Recreation Therapy, please view RT's Wish List and contact
Lynn Butner at 336-713-3076.   

Recreation Therapy also includes Services in the following areas:

*Aquatics - Located at the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and 
    Contact:  Debbie Drayton - 336-713-8190 

*Massage Therapy  - Three Locations:  
    Medical Plaza - Miller (formerly CompRehab)  Fitness Center 
    2nd Floor Sticht Center
    Sports Medicine - Stratford
    Contact:  Lynn Butner - 336-713-3076

*Club Independence  
    Contact:  Julie Bradwell - 336-716-8007

*Individual Aquatic Therapy - Adults & Children
    Contact:  Celia Dixon - 336-713-8394

*Assistive Technology
    Contact:  Paul Eklund - 336-716-8030

*Vocational Rehabilitation
    Contact:  Vocational Rehabilitation Representative to be announced
    For more information about North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation visit their website.

*Hospital School Program
    Contact:  Hospital School Teacher or Lynn Butner - 336-713-3076

*Animal Assisted Therapy
    Contact:  Suzanne Thompson - 336-713-3088

This site will be maintained and updated by:
Lynn Butner, Senior Secretary
Recreation Therapy/Child Life/Massage Therapy/Hospital School Teachers

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