Ed is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a member of the National Association of Social Workers and has been a practicing psychotherapist most of his career. His career has included serving on community boards and committees, like the Mental Health Association and HAMIC, to help assess and meet the mental health needs of the greater Houston area.
As a psychotherapist, Ed has served populations of all ages in private practice providing individual, marriage and family counseling, as a staff therapist for MHMR and Westbury community mental health center and as a consultant to long term care facilities.
He has held clinical director positions with Deplechin Center, Champions residential treatment center for children and adolescents, HR Consulting Group, Courtesy Community Mental Health Center and is currently part owner and clinical director of Fresh Start Therapeutic Services, a community mental health center that offers intensive outpatient services, located in the Champions Forest area of North Houston.
Ed holds a 5th and 7th degree black belt in Kung Fu and was inducted into the Martial Arts World Peace Hall of Fame in 2014 for his contribution in developing a structured therapeutic program that uses Tai Chi to help youngsters experiencing ADHD with self control.
In addition to being a member of Unity Spiritual Center in North Houston, Ed conducts, The 5 Love Languages and A Course in Miracles workshops.