Embrace Rec. offers programs for trauma recovery, people suffering from intellectual & physical disabilities, mental health problems, and addictions through therapeutic recreation and trauma resolution programs servicing Belle River, Windsor, Essex as far as Chatham to Amherstburg to Leamington, Ontario and other surrounding areas. Therapeutic Recreation is focused on holistic programming that creates positive changes in social, physical, cognitive, emotional and client's spiritual well-being.
Decrease Anxiety, Depression and Aids in Weight Loss
Therapeutic recreation and trauma resolution programs caters to both elders and youth. We also specialises in home care, community programs, and nursing & retirement facility recreational programs. We help clients achieve their goals with measurable out comes and the assessments are made based on individual leisure interests.
Our Mission and Vision
“Empowering individuals to embrace their trauma and hope for recovery by offering unique and diverse programming with empathy, integrity and accountability.”
“We believe that each person’s unique experiences have a voice, and it’s our goal to help that voice be heard. We excel at creating customized programs where therapy and purposeful activities come together for your recovery.”
“You can’t wait until life isn’t hard anymore before you decide to be happy.” – Nightbirde
Melissa Tar is not just the founder of Embrace Rec., she’s the “proof in the process” of how recovery from trauma is achievable. She took her own traumatic experiences of childhood physical, emotional and sexual abuse and created a company that applies the same effective therapies that worked for her. Her personal experiences enable her to guide her clients through their recovery as a mentor with empathy, education and integrity to create safe and effective programs.
Her background in social work, therapeutic recreation, drama, addiction, recovery and trauma breakthrough as well as evidence based services position her as a unique community leader who is ready to help you heal.