Doug Smith, MDiv, MA, MSc
Doug Smith, MDiv, MA, MSc, is a seasoned trainer, consultant and author of several books, including Being a Wounded Healer, The Tao of Dying, Caregiving and The Tao of Grieving. In addition to being the lead instructor of courses for the University of Wisconsin’s Grief Support Specialist Certificate and the End of Life Palliative Care Counseling Certificate, he has worked for hospices, hospitals, addiction treatment programs and universities across the United States and Canada. Earning master’s degrees in three different health care disciplines has helped him develop a truly holistic perspective. Doug has also experienced grief in his personal life, after the deaths of his brother and two daughters, as well as having been a patient in a mental hospital.