There are a wide array of psychological benefits that have been found with flotation and Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy (REST). The reduction of external stimuli gives the mind a chance to relax and unwind.
Flotation therapy helps stimulate left/right brain synchronisation, shifts brain waves from Beta to lower frequency Alpha, Theta and even Delta. Assists in mental clarity, alertness, increases creativity, problem solving and heightens visualisation. Greatly deepens meditation and expands awareness. Intensifies acuteness of all the senses and even accelerates learning.
It has also been found to help increase motivation, aid with depression, anxiety and fear, facilitates freedom from habits, phobias and addictions.