…can be amazingly effective as a therapeutic tool or simply a distraction from pain and tedium. Color, music and silliness combined appropriately may create new perspectives on old irritations or grief.
Clinical clowning is a technique for communing with people of diverse backgrounds and emotional states, often in difficult situations. No need to wonder how to relate to someone in crisis or despair when we can share a moment of fun. Maybe the relief of a laugh will dislodge a sadness or dissipate tension, freeing an individual to move on.