PhD (student) completion expected 2018, Liberty University
MA – Professional Counseling, Liberty University
BS – Psychology, Liberty University
AA – Religion, Liberty University
Eddie’s background in counseling began in 1992 and includes counseling in church counseling centers, clinical counseling facilities and private practice. His experience has included individual, couples, family and group counseling, where he has served children, adolescent and adult populations. Eddie has also worked with addictions, family issues, forensic interviewing, co-parenting, anxiety and mood disorders, adventure wilderness therapy, along with disaster psychology critical incident response. Eddie also specializes with children and adolescent issues focusing on attachment, emotion regulation, and adjustment. Being certified in multi-systemic family therapy allows Eddie to work with children and parents.
Eddie is a longtime resident of the upstate of SC and sees the importance of community and relationship. Eddie believes his faith, life experience and lifelong involvement in various community service organizations has prepared him for a profession of helping others to change and heal. Eddie served in the US Army and is currently active in his church as a teacher.
Along with counseling, Eddie also enjoys counselor education and supervision, serving as a past professor in the Psychology and Family Counseling Program at Barclay College. Eddie also instructed family systems and cognitive behavioral therapy with families with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services’ (DAODAS) intensive family therapy program. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor, Clinical Consultant for Liberty University. Eddie also supervises practicum students and interns. Eddie’s current research interests include: Adventure Wilderness Therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Interpersonal Neuro-biology.
When not counseling or teaching, Eddie enjoys outdoor adventure sports including mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, backpacking, whitewater kayaking and snow skiing. Eddie is married with two adult children and a precious grandson.