Douglas C. Smith, M.A., M.S., M.Div., is a professional speaker, trainer, consultant and counselor. He has worked in hospitals, hospices, and social service agencies. He is the author of several books, including The Tao Of Dying, Caregiving: Hospice-Proven Techniques For Healing Body And Soul, Being A Wounded Healer, and The Complete Book Of Counseling The Dying And The Grieving.
Doug's three masters degrees in three different health care disciplines give him a truly holistic perspective that takes into consideration the physical, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of patients. He has given workshops in all 50 states.
He also has much experiential knowledge in the fields of terminal illness and grieving, having lost to death a brother and two daughters.