Doug Kinnard is a native of middle Tennessee, growing up in Columbia. He retired in 2020 from the Columbia Fire Department and has been practicing full time since his retirement however he has over 12 years’ experience. His passion is for helping those who have suffered trauma, especially focused on serving those in the first responder field. He has experience working with those seeking recovery from substance abuse as well as process addictions. He also works with depression, anxiety, stress and grief. Doug is a compassionate, open minded, judgement free therapist who desires to share the benefits he has received along his own journey of life. He focuses mainly on the cognitive behavioral approach with EMDR as a major part of his practice.