Eddie worked as a counselor educator and an administrator at North Carolina Central University for over 24 years. The Licensed Professor Counselor Association of North Carolina honored him as their Counselor of the Year in 2016. He is also served as pastor at Tippett's Chapel in Clayton, NC for nearly two decades. He has a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in counselor education, an M.A. from Middle Tennessee State University in clinical psychology, and a B.A. from Welch College in pastoral training. He is a licensed professional counselor supervisor as well as a licensed health services provider-psychological associate. Eddie has been actively involved in training laypeople to administer emotional first aid in many places including Cuba. He and his wife, Lynne live in Nashville, Tennessee where Eddie works with the NAFWB ministering to pastors and churches. He can be reached at email@example.com.