Dr. Mark Schwarze


• Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, North Carolina State University
• M.A. Service Agency Counseling, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
• B.A. English Literature, Pembroke State University

Professional Licensures and Certifications

• National Certified Counselor (NCC # 223875)
• North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (NCLPC-S # 5480)
• North Carolina Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS #1088)
• North Carolina Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS # 432)

Teaching Specialties

• Addictions counseling
• Diagnosis and treatment planning
• Professional issues in the counseling field
• Group counseling

Research Interests

• Mindfulness interventions for addiction treatment
• Counselor education program development
• Professional development for counselors

Recent Publications

Hammonds, D. S. & Schwarze, M. J. (2019) Toward Oral Assessment in Counselor Education:
Practice-Based Measurement of Competence in Pre-Practicum Experiences, Journal of Creativity
in Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/15401383.2019.1632770

Mosser, J., Schwarze, M. J., Sullivan, O., Rock, M., & Anderson, B. (2019). Use of narrative therapy with midlife clients
in career transition. The North Carolina Counseling Journal, 14(1), 25-33.

Warren, J. M., & Schwarze, M. J. (2017). Exploring internship experiences of counselors-in-training
through pinterest: A consensual analysis. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and
Supervision, 9(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/92.1139

Schwarze, M. J. & Gerler, E. (2015). Using mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in individual
sessions to reduce stress and increase mindfulness: An exploratory study with nursing
students. The Professional Counselor, 5(1), 54-67.

Courses Taught

HPC 5120 – Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
HPC 5210 – Life and Career Planning
HPC 5560 – The Addictive Process
HPC 5790 – Group Methods and Processes
HPC 6120 – Developmental Assessment and Diagnosis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
HPC 6570 – The Appalachian Addiction Institute
HPC 6900 – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship


Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program Director, Addiction Counseling Certificate Coordinator
Department: Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6046

Office address
314C College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037


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