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Christine J. Hatchard, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor

Field Placement Developer and Coordinator

Director of Undergraduate Psychology Research

Psy.D., Chestnut Hill College

M.S., Chestnut Hill College

B.A., Monmouth University

Office: Howard Hall, Room 120

Phone: 732-571-4446

Email: chatchar@monmouth.edu

Lab Web site: http://bluehawk.monmouth.edu/~chatchar/Clinical_Psychology_Research_Center/Home_Page.html

Web site: Christine Hatchard

Regularly Taught Courses:

PY103: Introduction to Psychology

PY208: Abnormal Psychology

PY305: Theories of Personality

PY401: Introduction to Clinical Psychology

PY431: Tests and Measurements


Dr. Hatchard is a licensed clinical psychologist (NJ #4871) with a private practice in Eatontown, NJ where she specializes in psychodynamic therapy and psychological assessment for sexual abuse civil litigation. She has previously trained and worked as a psychotherapist in college counseling centers as well as a forensic private practice specializing in family law. She is also the executive director and President of the Board of Directors for Making Daughters Safe Again, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing education to professionals, survivors and the general public on the topic of mother-daughter sexual abuse.

Research Interests:

Interests include: Object Relations therapy and emotion, personality and forensic assessment, multicultural counseling and racial identity, the development of beginning counseling skills in undergraduate students, the psychodynamic treatment of eating disorders, human sexuality, and therapeutic considerations in the context of mother-daughter sexual abuse.

Professional Associations:

American Psychological Association

APA Practice Organization


Early Career Psychologist Scholarship Award presented to “exceptional early career psychologists...recognized for their exemplary commitment to professional excellence”; awarded by the National Register of Health Service Providers in conjunction with the American Psychological Association (2012)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Unsung Hero Award (Monmouth University) (2011) for “exemplifying Dr. King’s spirit, life, teachings, and commitment to service”

Selected Works:

Popular Press:

Hatchard, C. J. (2013, March 4). Families must find proper balance. Asbury Park Press, pp. B2

Hatchard, C. J. (2012, October 3). Interview by Cogee. The hidden predator: Female pedophiles hunting our children. [radio broadcast]. Las Vegas, NV: KLAV 1230AM.

Brands, J., & Hatchard, C. J. (2011, December 10). Interview by Diane Cranley. The best kept secret: Mother-daughter sexual abuse. [radio broadcast]. Laguna Niguel, CA: Live 365 Radio


Hatchard, C. J. (Director, Editor). (2011). Who will love me?: Four stories of mother-daughter sexual abuse. [Documentary film]. New Jersey: Making Daughters Safe Again

Presentations/Invited Talks:

Hatchard, C.J. & Branick, A. (2013, August). Film screening and training for mental health professionals on the topic of mother-daughter sexual abuse. Invited lecture presented at Therapeutic Oasis of the Palm Beaches, Delray Beach, FL

Hatchard, C.J. & Ozog, V. (2012, October). Mother-daughter sexual abuse: An overview of the      problem. Invited lecture presented at Towson University, Towson, Maryland

Hatchard, C.J. (2012, March). Frequently asked questions about mother-daughter sexual abuse. Invited lecture presented at the School of Psychotherapy and Counseling Psychology, Regents College, London, England.

Hatchard, C.J. (2011). Who will protect me? Helping survivors of mother-daughter sexual abuse. Presented at the Good Ideas School Counselors Conference, May, Lakewood, NJ.

Hatchard, C.J. (2011). Who will love me?: Four stories of mother-daughter sexual abuse. Presented at the Good Ideas School Counselors Conference, May, Lakewood, NJ.