Daniela Muggia

Daniela Muggia is a thanatologist and the winner of the prestigious Terzani Award for the Medical Humanities. For almost 30 years she studied the Tibetan tradition of death and dying with Sogyal Rinpoche, author of the groundbreaking Tibetan Book of Living and Dying. She also trained with Cesare Boni at Naples University, Italy. After more than 20 years of working with the terminally ill, she has developed the method Empathic Care at the End of Life, one of the most popular courses taught in hospitals, hospices and for Master's degree programs at universities in Italy and other countries. She co-authored The Impact of Empathy -- A New Approach to Working with ADHD Children, and just published Paw in Hand: Empathic Care of Animals at the End of life. Daniela lives in Italy.