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Sharon Bruner

Sharon Bruner, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor


Sharon "Sherrie" Bruner grew up in the Midwest, but Knoxville is her home and she is happy to have landed home after a few years away in Syracuse, NY. Sherrie is passionate about training counselors who embody values of care, respect, and advocacy for all people. She is a dog lover, football enthusiast, and a proud aunt. In her spare time, she enjoys home improvement projects, woodworking, and snowboarding.


  • Educational Persistence
  • Critical Pedagogy and Supervision
  • Systems and Counseling


  • PhD, Counselor Education, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2017
  • MA, Professional Counseling/Marriage and Family Therapy, Johnson University, 2012
  • BA, Counseling, Johnson University, 2010

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