About Dr. Gourgouris
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About Dr. Gourgouris

Inspiring Engaging Affirming

Dr. Elia Gourgouris, Ph.D.

About Elia Gourgouris

Dr. Elia Gourgouris, a nationally known speaker, is a success coach and president of LDSCoaching.com. With over 20 years experience, he has inspired thousands of individuals and couples to find greater happiness and fulfillment, both in their careers and in their personal relationships.

Dr. Gourgouris speaks to groups around the country regarding women’s issues, self esteem, communication skills and relationships. He is also a favorite speaker at both BYU and BYU-Idaho Education Weeks.

Dr. Gourgouris graduated from UCLA with a degree in psychology. In graduate school, he met a Great-Granddaughter of President David O. McKay, who introduced him to the gospel. He was baptized a few years later.

Dr. Gourgouris lives near Boulder, Colorado with his wife, Sona, and their two sons, Nicholas and Dimitri.

Testimonials

Pleasing personality. Very enjoyable. Good sense of humor. Genuine, not overkill. (BYU-Provo 2006 Ed Week)

Very well prepared, excellent instructor. (BYU-Provo 2006 Ed Week)
You spiritually fed our sisters during our Stake Women’s Conference. You not only entertained us, but enlightened us as well. Your talk was exactly what our sisters needed. (Loveland, CO. Stake R.S. President, Cyndi Thalman)

Made his audience feel comfortable and spellbound at the same time. (BYU-Provo 2006 Ed Week)

Bro. Gourgouris had a very well planned lesson. All his teachings felt right & were accompanied by the Holy Ghost. He was humorous as well as knowledgeable & spiritual! The class had application to me and to many others I spoke with. (BYU-Provo 2006 Ed Week)

Dear Elia, Thank you for coming to our Enrichment meeting. I appreciate the spirit and knowledge you brought. It was exactly what we needed. (Brighton, CO., R.S. President)

I regretted that I had not attended this class earlier in the week… He is down to earth & honest about his own relationship issues, which is good to hear. (BYU-Provo 2006 Ed Week)

…This class turned out to be an absolute gem & I’m glad we were there. (BYU-Provo, Ed Week)

Recent Keynote Presentations
  • "Strengthening Marital Relationships" September, 2007 (Bishops retreat)
  • BYU Education Week, August 2007
  • BYU-Idaho Education Week, July 2007
  • Multi-Stake Single Adult Fireside, February 10, 2008
  • Emergency Recovery Fireside, Fallbrook, CA February 23, 2008
  • Time Out for Women
    • Chicago, IL February 9, 2008
    • Spokane, WA March 14, 2008
    • Albuquerque, NM April 18, 2008
    • Las Vegas, NV September 19, 2008
    • Portland, OR October 17, 2008
    • Omaha, NB October 24, 2008
  • Time Out for Couples
    Reno, NV October 10-11, 2008
  • Valparaiso Indiana Stake Fireside, October 26, 2008
Topics Offered
  • Creating a Vision for Success
  • Keys to Strengthening Marital Relationships
  • What Do You Need to Know Before you Get Married?
  • How to Attract & Experience More Joyful Relationships (for Singles)
  • Building Self-worth and Happiness
  • Building Self-worth as Daughters of Zion
  • A Critical Key to Happiness: Creating Positive and Fulfilling Relationships (Non marital)
  • Creating Daily Success Habits
  • Communicating With Love
Publications

The Multi-Platinum Marriage: Going from Surviving to Thriving (Audio CD)

DTR: What you need to know before you get married (Audio CD)

Swaddling Mama: Positive Affirmations for New Mothers (Audio CD)

The Multi-Platinum Marriage: Going from Surviving to Thriving (To be published May 2009)

Contact Information

Website:
www.LdsCoaching.com

E-mail:
Dr.Gourgouris@LdsCoaching.com

Phone: 303-523-6396

 

Certifications

Best Year Yet
• Focus Your Vision program from DeWitt Jones
• Disaster Relief Training from the American Red Cross