Meditation & Mindfulness

Develop awareness of your issues with a meditation and mindfulness practicest in Birmingham.  Get to the root of your traumas connecting more deeply with yourself.

Make Your Brain Work for You

Live in the Present

Concentrate your awareness on the moment you are in.  Relieve the anxiety that comes from fixating on the past and future.  Learn to appreciate the now.

Regulate Stress

Learn to relax the busy mind with meditative practices instead of detrimental habits like reaching for a cigarette or pouring a drink.

Mind. Body. Spirit.

Harmonize all aspects of human experience to live a more rich life.  Realign your mind body emotion connection and live more mindfully and consciously.

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Start Noticing.  Stop Worrying.

Don’t miss the important moment of your life. Put an end to the constant to worry about events that have already passed or have yet to come.  Free up cognitive bandwidth for the “now.”  Live a more productive and enjoyable life by detaching from the past narratives that occupy your mental and emotional space.

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Learn to regulate muscle tension and improve your ability to recognize emotion. With mindfulness you can improve chronic pain, muscle tension, and reduce stress and anger. 

Improve Brain Structure and Function

Modern neuroscience shows that meditation and mindfulness training reduce the symptoms of trauma and PTSD.  Research has even shown that mindfulness practices improve the brain structure and function. Mindfulness can you  more in tune with our body and more aware of  your feelings. 

Enhance the Impact of Other Therapies

Meditation and mindfulness has been shown to augment the effectiveness of many other styles of therapy.  Reduce symptoms of your chronic conditions such as PTSD, chronic pain, high blood pressure, depression, and insomnia.  Learn to live without stress and worry. 

“The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.”

– Robert M. Pirsig

“Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It's not 'I love you,' for this or that reason, not 'I love you if you love me.' It's love for no reason, love without an object.”

– Ram Dass

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

– Joseph Campbell

Understanding Meditation & Mindfulness

Meditation is the practice of deeply focusing the mind.  Mindfulness is the practice of calling attention to the present moment without judging it.  Together, they can help you stay in touch with yourself, listen to your inner needs, and maintain your health.  Even tough they originate from ancient traditions, the latest neuroscience proves their efficacy.

The benefits of meditation and mindfulness are far-reaching.  They have been proven to improve your health in a variety of ways, including some you might not expect.  That makes them a powerful self-care tool everyone should take advantage of.  In a therapy setting, they amplify the effectiveness of your overall treatment plan.


Muscle Tension


Chronic Pain & Fatigue


Depression & Anxiety


Anger Management


Relaxation & Insomnia


Stress Managment


Creativity Development


Personal Growth


Relationship Problems

Meditation & Mindfulness FAQs

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How Do Meditation & Mindfulness Work?

Meditation and mindfulness slow down the racing mind, enabling clarity of thought.  There are a variety of different techniques designed for different purposes.  You can perform meditation on your own but a therapist’s guidance can give give you a head start.

Why Choose Meditation and Mindfulness?

The science around meditation and mindfulness is clear.  They offer an exhaustive list of therapeutic benefits for conditions such as depression, chronic illness, and somatization disorders.  Moreover, they increase the impact of other types of therapy.

Where Does Mindfulness Come From?

Meditation and mindfulness are spiritual practices from the the East.  They entered psychotherapy practice in the 1960s and 1970s.  They were soon found to have a profound effect on mental health and bodily well being.  Today, they are widely embraced in therapy settings.

Where Do Meditation and Mindfulness Fit in to my Routine?

Meditation is a great way to practice self care and relaxation without pouring a drink or reaching for a cigarette. Mindfulness based therapy helps us stay in touch with us. Meditation helps us stay healthy and listen to the needs of our bodies.

Why Taproot Meditation and Mindfulness?

Taproot Therapy is Birmingham, Alabama’s premiere treatment center for PTSD. We offer personalized treatment based on your needs and goals. We lead with empathy and we consistency get great results for others like you. We’ll help you get to the root of your trauma, not just a band aid to cover up the symptoms.

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.”

– Ram Dass

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