Life Support Therapy Services is owned and operated by Fred and Jacquie Kirkbride.
Fred Kirkbride is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 15 years of experience in the Behavioral Health field. Fred was born and raised in Zanesville Ohio. Along with his passion for people, he also has a strong passion for learning. This passion led him to Liberty University where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He then went on to graduate from the same university with a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling with High Distinction. Fred is actively involved in ministry at the Anchor Church in Zanesville Ohio. He enjoys playing lead guitar during church services, teaching the ACTS class (drug and alcohol support group), as well as mentoring engaged and married couples.
Fred and his wife, Jacquie, have been married for 28 years and have two children, Catherine (Catie) and Corey, a son-in-law Derek and daughter-in-law Summer. His children share his love of learning and also his love of music and art. Catie began her career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and her husband Derek is a Medical Laboratory Scientist. Catie has returned to school to become a Physician Assistant and will finish this work the summer of 2019. Derek returned to school to become a Pathologist’s Assistant and will complete this work in May of 2019. Derek is an amazing organist and overall musician as well. Corey finished an Information Technology degree at Zane State College and is an amazing guitar player and overall musician. Summer loves everything art related and loves to paint, draw, and just be creative. Jacquie is currently working on her Bachelors degree in social work through Liberty University and will receive her degree at the end of this year. Jacquie currently takes care of our scheduling and billing. She alternates this role with Kathy. Kathy is a wife and mother. Kathy has worked in billing and customer service for many years as well as working as a home health aide. Her son Nicholas is working toward a Bachelors degree in accounting and her husband Andy has an MBA and is a nursing home administrator. Jacquie and Kathy both have a wealth of experience in customer service and billing and do a great job of keeping the office running smoothly.