Mindfulness is one of them most studied forms of meditation, with research finding correlations with lower blood pressure, increased brain mass, fewer relapses of depression, and better pain management. Meditation instruction at Sarkis Family Psychiatry includes regular meetings with our meditation teacher, a certified stress management coach, who has experience in mindfulness mediation. You will learn several mindfulness techniques designed to increase awareness and understanding of your thoughts and emotions. The aim of this understanding is to help you relate to your experiences more skillfully and to reduce inner turmoil.