Articles, Studies & Research

Anderssen, Erin.  (July 21, 2016).  Number of Ontario teens with psychological distress rising at alarming rate: study. Retrieved from


Chai, Carmen.  (May 2, 2017).  Why more Canadian millennials than ever are at ‘high risk’ of mental health issues.  Retrieved from


Fan, Shelly.  (April 4, 2014).  Floating Away:  The Science of Sensory Deprivation Therapy.  Retrieved from


Henry, Derek.  (n.d.).  The Health Benefits Of Float Therapy.  Retrieved from


Ireland, Tom. (February 9, 2016). Why do people use flotation tanks? Retrieved from


Leung, Wency.  (July 29, 2016).  Float spas: the next frontier of mental health or a splashy placebo?  Retreived from


Mintel Press Office.  (October 11, 2017).  Mintel Announces Four Key North American Consumer Trends for 2018.  Retreived from


Patterson, Susan.  (September 11, 2017).  10 Incredible Benefits of Flotation Therapy.  Retrieved from


Rajakulendran, Nirusan.  (February 18, 2015).  Transforming Health:  Ontario innovations for preventative care.  Retrieved from


Oaklander, Mandy. (2018)  Untitled Article on the Treatment of PTSD with Flotation Therapy.  Retrieved from


The History of Flotation Tanks (John C. Lilly)  (n.d.)  Retrieved from


Thompson, Dennis.  (April 17, 2017).  More Americans suffering from stress, anxiety and depression, study finds.  Retreived from


Twenge, Jean M. Ph.D.  (Oct 12, 2015).  Are Mental Health Issues On the Rise?  Retrieved from


Whole Life Recovery.  (September 30, 2015).  Flotation Tank Therapy.  Retrieved from


Kjellgren, Annette and Westman, Jessica.  (October 25, 2014).  Beneficial effects of treatment with sensory isolation    in flotation-tank as a preventive health-care intervention – a randomized controlled pilot trial.    


Feinstein, Justin S.; Khalsa, Sahib S.; Yeh, Hung-wen; Wohlrab, Colleen; Simmons, W. Kyle; Stein, Murray B.;             Paulus, Martin P.  (February 2, 2018).  Examinating the short-term anxiolytic and antidepressant effect of Flotation-REST.