Mrs. Starr Hoover

Mrs. Starr S. Hoover

Interim-Department Chair
Psychology & Counseling

Office: 326 Lee Roberson Center
Office Phone: 423-493-4350



  • Currently PhD Student, Liberty University
  • M.S., Richmont Graduate University, Professional Counseling (2005)
  • B.S. Samford University, General Studies Humanities (1982)

Academic Experiences

  • Professor of Psychology & Counseling, Tennessee Temple University, 2005 to Present
  • Counseling Intern Covenant College, 2004
  • Counseling Intern, Lookout Mountain Community Counseling Center (2003)

Teaching Specializations

  • Counseling, Theory and Practice
  • General Psychology
  • Infant & Child Development
  • Adolescent Development

Ministry & Professional Experience

  • Pastor's Wife-St. Elmo Avenue Baptist Church
  • Member of AACC, ACA, AAMFT
  • Bbile Teacher - Sunday School, WIC--First Presbyterian, St. Elmo Avenue Baptist
  • Passing of Board Exams for Tennessee Licensure - National Counseling Exam, Jurisprudence, and Mental Health Worker Exam
  • Junior League of Chattanooga--Member, Sustainer
  • Cotton Ball Committee
  • United Way, Community Chair
  • Lookout Mountain Beautiful Garden Club - President, Secretary, Historian, Chaplain
  • Member of Law Review Wives-Cumberland School of Law
  • CBI Community Counseling Cener- Counselor

Publications & Presentations

  • Acknowledged in the Cengage Textbook, Personality by Jerry Burger 8th edition


  • Anna B. Law Award, Exceptional Service, Garden Club


  • Married to Jonathan Paul Hoover, 8 years, the mother of 4 children + 1 son-in-love