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Chris J. Patti (PhD) is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Appalachian State University, nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. As an ethnographic writer, his research highlights intimate, relational processes at the heart of human experience through listening to and richly representing stories of love, loss, and transformation. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters on the theme of suffering and compassion. His other passions are rock climbing, longboard surfing, and intentionally doing nothing with his mindfulness mediation club Zen & the Art of Applied Communication. Find his group on Twitter:
You can email Chris at patticj (at) appstate (dot) edu.

Episode 99: The Flip-Side of Love by Chris Patti of Appalachian State University (Help for Grief & Loss After the Death of a Loved One).

Book mentioned in this episode: When Things Fall Apart

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