DOUGLAS C. SMITH 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.
He has also published in several journals, including The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, The Hospice Journal, Caring Magazine, Counseling and Values, Medical Hypnoanalysis Journal, Journal of Pastoral Care, and Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.
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.