Can Coloring Mandalas Reduce Work-Related Stress in HealthCare Professionals
Master of Arts in Art Therapy
This qualitative study is designed to determine if coloring mandalas can reduce work-related stress in healthcare professionals. Participants completed a series of response questions specifically designed for this study after coloring a pre-drawn mandala which allowed participants to reflect on the art- making process. Participants identified common stressors in their work environment and discussed current coping strategies used to reduce stress.