Department of Psychology

Clinical Psychology Research Center

Director and Principal Investigator

Christine Hatchard, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor 

Dr. Christine Hatchard earned a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Psychological Assessment from Chestnut Hill College. She is a licensed clinical psychologist (NJ#4871), forensic evaluator and Director of Mosaic Psychological Associates, LLC in Long Branch, NJ.  At her private practice, she provides individual and group therapy and conducts forensic evaluations for sexual abuse civil litigation. She is also the Executive Director and President of the Board of Making Daughters Safe Again, Inc., which she founded in 1999. Dr. Hatchard has provided talks and trainings on mental health to a variety of audiences both nationally and internationally, and has been featured in newspaper, television, radio and film. In 2015, she won an APA Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association. Dr. Hatchard’s research interests include: personality and forensic assessment, specifically the personality profile of female sexual offenders and mental health outcomes of survivors of sexual abuse following civil litigation; the development of racial identity in transracial adoptees and the applicability of current racial identity models on this population; the development of beginning counseling skills in undergraduate students; the psychodynamic treatment of eating disorders; and therapeutic considerations in the context of mother-daughter sexual abuse.

Principal Investigator

Jamie Goodwin, Ph.D.
Specialist Professor 

Dr. Goodwin earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University and enjoys working with university students both academically and clinically.  She has had clinical experience in community mental health settings, primary/secondary schools, and universities, most recently completing her internship at Rutgers University’s Counseling, ADAP, & Psychiatric Services. She is currently in the process of completing requirements to become licensed as a psychologist in the state of New Jersey.  Her research interests include topics relating to internet fandom, as well as long-term outcomes of relational victimization and aggression.  In her free time, Dr. Goodwin enjoys writing, wine-tasting, watching and talking about tv, and playing with her baby. 

Research Assistants

Lauren Muniz, M.S., LAC, NBCC

Lauren earned her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Monmouth University in 2015 and is currently working in the field. She is a Licensed Associate Counselor and a certified School Counselor. During her time at Monmouth, she worked as a graduate assistant for the Department of Psychology and was actively involved in the Clinical Psychology Research Center. Lauren has also had the privilege of volunteering with Making Daughters Safe Again under the mentorship of Dr. Hatchard and Dr. Goodwin. Her research interests include: trauma, attachment, movement-based therapies, and global mental health. In her leisure time Lauren enjoys pursuing her passion for traveling, exploring the outdoors, reading nonfiction books, and spending time with friends and family.

Louise Moss, Lead Research Assistant

Louise is a senior at Monmouth University, majoring in Psychology and interning for Making Daughters Safe Again. She is interested in researching Clinical Psychology, especially trauma and sexual abuse as it relates to the internship she is a part of. Her post graduate plans are to complete her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and work in a research and/or private practice setting. Some of her hobbies include mountain biking, camping, hiking, traveling, reading and being involved in clubs on campus such as the psychology, outdoors, and transfer club.

Amanda Aynes

Amanda is a junior at Monmouth University and an intern at Making Daughters Safe Again. She is interested in clinical psychology with a focus in trauma and abuse as it relates to her internship. Her post-graduation plans involve attending graduate school to complete her Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and working in a prison or hospital setting. In her free time, she enjoys reading books, watching movies and the Investigation Discovery channel, and spending time with her friends and family.

Kathleen Piccoli

Kathleen is a senior and will continue to work in the lab until she graduates in 2016. She is looking forward to learning more about the research process while expanding her passion for psychology. Upon graduation, she hopes to use the knowledge gained in lab to obtain a doctorate in clinical psychology with a focus in neuropsychology. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys working as a peer tutor and serving as vice president for Psi Chi.

Amanda Salerno

Amanda is a senior at Monmouth University, majoring in psychology. She is interested in researching Clinical Psychology, Internet fandom, and relational aggression. After graduating from Monmouth with an undergraduate degree, Amanda hopes to attend graduate school. Amanda has interests in working in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with her friends and family. Amanda holds memberships in Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Sigma Tau.

Brianna Snyder

Brianna is a senior, majoring in psychology and minoring in criminal justice. She plans on working in the lab until she graduates in May 2016. She interns for Dr. Hatchard at Mosaic Psychological Associates. She looks forward to using the research knowledge from the lab in her future career. After graduation, she plans to go on to graduate school. She is also a member of Psi Chi and a sister of Alpha Omicron Pi.

Lauren Horner

Lauren is a senior at Monmouth University and will be graduating in May 2016. She is majoring in psychology and minoring in health studies. Lauren plans to attend graduate school to pursue a degree in school psychology or counseling psychology. She is excited to expand her knowledge about the research process while working with the rest of the team. She is also a member of Psi Chi and the Monmouth University field hockey team.

Research Center Alumni

Amanda Brannick

Amanda is a research protocol and data management coordinator at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA. She graduated in May 2014.

Kristina Murdock

Kristina is a technical recruiter at Synerfac Technical Staffing. Kristina graduated in January 2015

Eryn Siddall

Eryn is a first year Psy. D. student in clinical psychology at Chestnut Hill College. She graduated in May 2015.


Our Team


Dr. Christine Hatchard

Principal INvestigator

Dr. Jamie Goodwin

Research assistants

Lauren Muniz, MS

Louise Moss

Amanda Aynes

Lauren Horner

Kathleen Piccoli

Amanda Salerno

Brianna Snyder