Menninger Staff

Shaar Garner, CTRS, MA, APT, RYI

Manager, Recreational Therapy

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A recreational therapist with more than 20 years of experience, Shaar Garner, CTRS, MA, APT, RYI, leads Recreational Therapy at Menninger.


She has received advanced training from the International Fitness Professional Association, Athletics and Fitness Association of America, the Yoga Institute of Houston and the Cooper Institute.


Garner is a member of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation and has presented at the Therapeutic Recreation Summit.


She earned a bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a master's degree in Sports Management from Grambling State University.


In her free time, Garner enjoys running, gardening and cooking healthy meals.