Inward Bound has a longstanding research and evaluation partnership with Brian Galla, Assistant Professor of Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. Three research studies on the impact of our retreats have been published by his research teams in academic journals.
Within-person changes in mindfulness and self-compassion predict enhanced emotional well-being in healthy, but stressed adolescents
‘Safe in My Own Mind:’ Supporting Healthy Adolescent Development Through Meditation Retreats
Adolescents’ Experiences of Distress and Well‑being During Intensive Mindfulness Practice: A Mixed‑Methods Study