Beauty as therapy
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Beauty as therapy

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

How a weekly salon therapy session has brought creativity to a psychiatric intensive care unit and is helping patients achieve better mental health and recovery

Shannon Ward is a psychiatric intensive care unit providing mental healthcare and treatment for women whose acute distress or other challenges require a secure environment. But once a week it also becomes a beauty salon.

Mental Health Practice. 24, 2, 10-12. doi: 10.7748/mhp.24.2.10.s4

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