Humor Therapy

  • Humor therapy (sometimes called therapeutic humor) uses the power of smiles and laughter to aid healing.

  • Humor therapy helps you find ways to make yourself (or others) smile and laugh more.

  • When you think of humor therapy, picture clowns in the children's ward of a hospital cheering up sick children.

  • Some hospitals now have humor carts that provide funny materials for people of any age.

  • Many nurses have learned the value of providing a good laugh to those they care for.