About Dr. Conte

14_0622_Dr_Conte_73923Dr. Christian Conte is one of the country’s leading authorities on Emotional Management and how it affects our personal and professional lives. He is a prolific author and a familiar face to many from his television work, most notably as the co-host of the Spike TV show Coaching Bad, and as a featured counselor on VH1’s Family Therapy.

Dr. Conte’s unique work with college and university Athletic Departments helps amateur athletes develop better life and emotional management skills, while arming coaches and staff with powerful tools to use in guiding their team members to more successful, trouble-free futures.

Dr. Conte was an award-winning tenured professor at the University of Nevada (Reno) before leaving the West Coast to return to his home state of Pennsylvania. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, author, and professional speaker specializing in Anger Management and Communication Skills. Dr. Conte co-founded a Center in South Lake Tahoe, CA, to work with people convicted of violent crimes, and is the creator of Yield Theory™ – a powerful approach to combining radical compassion with conscious education.

As an educator and trainer, Dr. Conte brings his unique energy, unquenchable passion, and a tremendous sense of compassion to his efforts to teach people about why they do what they do, and how they can use that knowledge to transform their own lives as well as those around them.

His methods are proven to improve interpersonal communication, reduce group tension and conflict, and increase collaboration and productivity.


Ph.D. – Counselor Education and Supervision, Duquesne University

M.S. – Community Agency Counseling, California University of Pennsylvania

Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Anger Management Specialist – V

Certified Domestic Violence Counselor

Nationally Certified Counselor