Ed Khouri

Equipping Hearts Director

Ed is a pastoral counselor who has been working with hurting people since 1980. He has a B.A. in Behavioral and Social Sciences and his Master’s Program was at the University of Florida. He was ordained in 1988 and is the director of Equipping Hearts.Ed has worked extensively as a counselor, trainer, and writer. He has worked with substance abusers and their families in diverse settings, including outpatient counseling, jails, transitional housing for homeless addicts, and in all phases of residential treatment. He is a co-creator of Thriving: Recover Your Life Program. He helped develop the Connexus Curriculum authoring the Restarting Workbook and Facilitator’s Guide for Connexus. and co-authoring Belonging. Ed is also the co-author of the book, Joy Starts Here.
Narcissism is a real problem and it greatly impacts relationships. Many of you are living with, working with, or doing community with someone who you believe is a narcissist and you need help now. Listen as Ed Khouri provides affirmation (this problem and your pain are real) understanding (why is this happening?), answers (immaturity or true narcissism?), and practical help (what can I do?).
Joy, relationships, and healing are foundation stones in addiction recovery. This is not the typical approach to recovery models that focus on the problem and steps to fix the problem.
Building on the foundation stones of addiction recovery, Ed Khouri takes you further to explore the things that serve as hindrances to recovery; he calls them B.E.E.P.S.