Bethany Allender Recreation Therapist
Bethany (Beth) is a Recreational Therapist and Educational Support. As a Recreational Therapist, she is non judgemental,
patient and is an active listener to her clients.
She works virtually and is offering “walk and talks” and small group community outings.
Bethany has lived mental health and trauma
experience making her empathetic towards others’
struggles and triggers.
She grew up in Muskoka then moved to Hamilton
in 2018 where she has called home since. She has
an orange cat and a beagle which she adores and
is a lover of all animals.
In her recreation and leisure time she enjoys
hiking, camping, baking, crafting, playing board
games and spending time with friends/family.
Bethany has worked in LTC (long term care) facilities,
adult day programs, specialized classrooms within
schools (elementary and secondary), city recreation centre's and within the community. Bethany received a diploma in Recreational Therapy from Mohawk College in 2020 and their diploma inIntensive Educational Support in August of 2022 from Mohawk College.
Bethany has been working in this field since 2018. She loves to see the people she supports thrive, discover new skills and passions.
Approaches to Therapy
1-1 Life Skills / Goal Planning
Recreation and Leisure Assessments (Leisure Interest Measure, General Recreation Screening Tool, etc)
Empowerment and Encouragement
Areas of Focus
Exploring new recreation and leisure activities
Walk and Talk - In the Community
Group Community Outings
Community integration and knowledge
Advocacy for individuals living with invisible and visible exceptioanlities
Individual session (1 hour) - $100
Group Rate (Please Contact)
Please note: if these rates are not affordable for you, get in touch with us and we will try our best to figure out a rate that is doable. It is important that money isn't the barrier to you getting support.