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 (2 completed documentaries and 2 in post-production). 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

Amanda Aynes, Lead Research Assistant for Dr. Hatchard

Amanda is a senior 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.

Richard Felicetti

Richard is a junior Psychology major interested in is clinical psychology, as these professionals rehabilitate those in need and are integral parts of society. A main enjoyment of mine is writing for Monmouth University's Outlook Newspaper; writing has always been a passion of mine, and Monmouth has given me the opportunity to express my pleasure. I am an EOF student here at Monmouth and I am always willing to give back to the University. In my free time, I enjoy watching movies, surfing the internet, and taking strolls. I am extremely excited to have 
become a research assistant and can not wait to aid in the forthcoming studies.

Genesis Gonzalez

Genesis is a senior at Monmouth University, pursuing a major in Psychology and double-minoring in Italian and Spanish. She is a member of the Honors School and spent her first semester of junior year abroad in Florence, Italy. She plans to attend graduate school in 2017 to receive a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, after gaining applicable experience in the Clinical Psychology Research Center. She hopes to one day open her own practice so that she can work with children.

Juliana Thomas

Juliana is a senior at Monmouth University majoring in psychology and minoring in health studies. Upon graduation, I hope to pursue a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. I am looking forward to furthering my knowledge in research and psychology through the lab. In my free time, I enjoy reading, spending time with my family and friends, and playing with my puppy. I am also a member of Psi Chi. 

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.

Louise Moss

Louise will be applying for Psy.D. programs in Clinical Psychology this fall. She graduated May 2016.

Lauren Muniz 

Lauren is a Licensed Associated Counselor. She graduated May 2015 with an MS in Psychological Counseling.

Kristina Murdock

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

Kathleen Piccoli 

Kathleen is a first year Psy.D. student in clinical psychology at Widener University. She graduated May 2016.

Eryn Siddall

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

Brianna Snyder 

Brianna is a student in the Applied Behavior Analysis program at Georgian Court University. She graduated May 2016.


Our Team


Dr. Christine Hatchard

Principal INvestigator

Dr. Jamie Goodwin

dr. hatchard’s Research assistantS

Amanda Aynes

Richard Felicetti

Genesis Gonzalez

Juliana Thomas