Dr. Jessica Mueller-Coyne, Clinical Forensic Psychologist
Jessica Mueller-Coyne, Psy.D. is a clinical forensic psychologist working primarily with corrections populations. She currently works with women who are at high risk for suicide and self-harm. Prior to completing her doctorate degree, Dr. Mueller-Coyne worked in schools with children with developmental and mental health diagnoses. Given her clinical background and experience, she is passionate about early intervention for those experiencing trauma and adverse experiences.
Dr. Mueller-Coyne is an adjunct professor at San Diego State University in the Department of Psychology. She is also a lecturer in Global Campus at San Diego State University for the Forensic Psychology Certificate Program. She co-runs a forensic research lab focusing on the impact of adverse childhood experiences on a number of outcomes including academic engagement.
Dr. Mueller-Coyne is also an assistant editor for the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, and Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody, and Child Development. She was previously a guest editor for a special issue on educator sexual misconduct.
In her free time, she loves traveling, exploring new places, and reading. She is originally from Chicago and currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.