Bobbi Patterson

Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice: A Field Manual for Helping Professionals and Volunteers


Bobbi Patterson, author of Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice, is a well-known speaker and presenter on burnout and resilience. She has helped create, direct, and reorganize a range of community-partnered service experiences, programs, and classes for fifty years. Patterson earned a BA at Smith, an MDiv at Harvard Divinity School, and a PhD at Emory, and is professor of pedagogy in the department of Religion and the graduate division of Religion at Emory University.

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