Everett Clinic Director of Behavioral Health, Dr. Paul Schoenfeld contributed to the Herald's Good Life story, "Need to destress? Coloring books for adults are all the rage."
Dr. Schoenfeld added:
Art is therapeutic for adults, according to Dr. Paul Schoenfeld, director of The Everett Clinic's Center for Behavioral Health and Family Talk columnist.
“We all remember the pleasure of coloring as children — filling in the space with reds, yellows and greens,” Schoenfeld said. “Adults can rediscover the enjoyment of doing something that is fun, but doesn't require effort. So much of modern life is effortful and demanding. Adult art, whether it be coloring in a book, drawing, painting or taking photos with our smart phones can provide relief from the stress and strains of everyday life.”
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