Professional Counseling Faculty
DIRECTOR OF THE MTSU CENTER FOR COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Dr. Robin Wilbourn Lee, Robin.Lee@mtsu.edu (she/her/hers)
Professor, Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision,Mississippi State University, 1997. Dr. Lee is a faculty member in the Professional Counseling program at Middle Tennessee State University, specializing in clinical mental health counseling. She serves as the Program Coodinator and the Director of the MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services. Prior to joining MTSU, Dr. Lee held faculty positions in counseling programs at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. She also earned a M.Ed. in Community Counseling and a B.A. in Psychology from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. Dr. Lee is a Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider status (LPC/MHSP) in Tennessee, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association (TLPCA). Her professional activity includes multiple leadership roles in the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), and the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (TACES). Dr. Lee served on the Board of Directors for the Council for the Accreditation for Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP).
CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING CONCENTRATION COORDINATOR
Dr. Christopher J. Quarto, Chris.Quarto@mtsu.edu (he/him/his)
Professor, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992. 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 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 and the University College 2012 Distinguished Educator in Distance Education Award. He is the host of the Make a Mental Note podcast series. Dr. Quarto’s research interests include distance counseling and counselor development and supervision.
FACULTY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Dr. Hannah Robinson, email@example.com (she/her/hers)
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. in Counseling, University of North Texas, Dr. Robinson received a M.S. in Counseling from Southern Methodist University, and a B.S. from the University of Florida. Dr. Robinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) credentialed by the Association for Play Therapy. Dr. Robinson has experience counseling diverse clientele across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, parents, and children, adolescent, and adult groups in community agencies, elementary and preschool schools, and private practice. Furthermore, Dr. Robinson specializes in providing play therapy services to children who have experienced adversity and children from Title 1 Schools. Dr. Robinson’s research interests including examining the effectiveness and process of Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) with Marginalized Communities.
PROGRAM COORDINATOR, SCHOOL COUNSELING CONCENTRATION COORDINATOR
Tiffany A. Wilson, Tiffany.Wilson@mtsu.edu (she/her/hers)
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, North Carolina A&T State University, 2016. Dr. Wilson holds a BA in Communication Studies and a BA in African American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. From North Carolina A & T State University, she earned a MS in School Counseling. Her research interests include trauma and trauma informed care among minority populations, mental health issues in the K-12 educational system, and students with disabilities in the K-12 educational system and in post-secondary institutions. Prior to joining the MTSU faculty, Dr. Wilson worked as a licensed professional school counselor and a licensed career development coordinator in North Carolina. Moreover, she also worked as licensed professional counselor in various clinical settings. In addition to being a licensed, Dr. Wilson is also a National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and a Board Certified Tele-mental Health Professional. Dr. Wilson currently teaches Couples and Family Counseling, Practicum and Internship for school counselors, Lifespan, and Counseling Exceptional Children. Dr. Wilson is also an active member in the American Counseling Association (ACA), Association for Counselor Education (ACES), and the American School Counseling Association (ASCA).
FULL-TIME TEMPOARY FACULTY
Professor William Feck, William.firstname.lastname@example.org (he/him/his)
Full-temporary Faculty, Ed.S. Professional Counseling, Middle Tennessee State University. Professor Feck started his career as a school counselor working with children in high poverty after completing a Master’s in Education in School Counseling at Middle Tennessee State University. In the school setting, he worked with a team to provide school-based behavioral support for children who have internalizing and externalizing at-risk characteristics. Professor Feck served on a team that achieved gold level status in its behavioral support implementation, which was featured by Tennessee Behavior Supports Project at Vanderbilt. After five years of working in the school, he returned to MTSU to pursue his clinical licensure and earned an Education Specialist Degree in Clinical Counseling. He now works at Integrative Life Center as a PRN therapist serving adults in a treatment setting and is a temporary faculty member instructing counseling courses at the master’s level at MTSU. Additionally, he is pursuing a PhD in Clinical Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Dr. Michelle C. Stevens, Michelle.Stevens@mtsu.edu (she/her/hers)
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Counselor Education, Kent State University, 2010. Dr. Stevens currently services as the Director of the College of Education Center for Fairness, Justice, and Equity (FJE). Prior to her transition to the FJE, Dr. Steves served as the Practicum Coordinator in the Professional Counseling Program and taught the multicultural counseling class. Prior to joining the clinical mental health faculty, Dr. Stevens instructed at Youngstown State University, Cleveland State University, and Kent State University.