Dr. Christopher J. Quarto

Professor | Professional Counseling Program & Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration Coordinator

Dr. Christopher J. Quarto
615-898-5933
Room 385, College of Education Building (COE)
MTSU Box 91, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana (1992)
  • M.A., Central Michigan University (1984)
  • B.S.Ed., Central Michigan University (1983)

Biography

Prior to joining the Professional Counseling faculty, Dr. Quarto worked in Michigan and Wisconsin as a clinical mental health counselor and private practice psychologist, respectively. He worked closely with school personnel and physicians concerning children, adolescents and adults who exhibited a variety of educational and psychological disorders. He is a licensed psychologist (HSP) and licensed professional counselor (Michigan) and has a part-time private practice in which he provides coun...

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Prior to joining the Professional Counseling faculty, Dr. Quarto worked in Michigan and Wisconsin as a clinical mental health counselor and private practice psychologist, respectively. He worked closely with school personnel and physicians concerning children, adolescents and adults who exhibited a variety of educational and psychological disorders. He is a licensed psychologist (HSP) and licensed professional counselor (Michigan) and has a part-time private practice in which he provides counseling services to adults as well as psychological testing services (e.g., Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disabilities, mood & anxiety disorders) to individuals of all ages. Dr. Quarto is a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) and completed an addiction counseling certificate program through Montana State University’s Extended University. He is past president of the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.  Dr. Quarto was awarded the 2007 – 2008 College of Education and Behavioral Science Teaching Award, the University College 2012 Distinguished Educator in Distance Education Award, and is a Certified Online Instructor (COI).  More recently, Dr. Quarto created the “Make a Mental Note” podcast series in which he interviews counselors, social workers and psychologists about methods of helping people resolve psychological problems. Dr. Quarto’s research interests include applications of technology to counseling and counselor development and supervision.

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