Christina L. Goodwin, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Psychologist

Assistant Training Director, Psychology Internship

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Professional Type

Cooper Independent Licensed Practitioner



Office Locations

Cooper Behavioral Health at Camden

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 307
Camden , NJ 08103
Phone: 856.342.2328
Fax: 856.541.6137
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Graduate SchoolOhio State University, Columbus, OH
InternshipVA Boston Health Care System, Boston, MA
FellowshipVA Boston Health Care System, Boston, MA

Special Interests

• Assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder using evidence-based therapies
• Adjustment to chronic medical conditions including but not limited to: cancer, heart/lung disease, obesity, diabetes/endocrine disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, organ transplant, ALS, multiple sclerosis, terminal illness, etc.
• Geriatric mental health, palliative care, end-of-life issues
• Medical and behavioral non-adherence
• Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, assessment and treatment of circadian rhythm disorders
• Management of chronic pain
• Biopsychosocial assessment and treatment of sexual disorders in men and women
• Transgender health and well-being
• Stress management
• Pre- and post-surgical psychological evaluations for bariatric surgeries, organ transplant (kidney, liver, lung, heart, pancreas), cross-hormone therapy, and gender confirmation surgeries


  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • New Jersey Psychological Association

Editorial Positions

Invited reviewer: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science

Invited reviewer: Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention

Invited reviewer: Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Invited reviewer: British Journal of Health Psychology


Spatola CAM, Cappella EAM, Goodwin CL, Castelnuovo G, Cattivelli R, Rapelli G, Malfatto G, Facchini M, Mollica C, Molinari E. Cross-Lagged Relations Between Exercise Capacity and Psychological Distress During Cardiac Rehabilitation. Ann Behav Med. 2018 Oct 22;52(11):963-972. doi: 10.1093/abm/kax069. PMID: 30346500.

Bamonti, P.M., Moy, M.L., Goodwin, C.L., Elsen, K., Silberbogen, A. (2019) Health-related quality of life is associated with completion of pulmonary rehabilitation in older veterans with COPD. Innovation in Aging, 3, 430, 2019. DOI: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.1606.

Bamonti PM, Boyle JT, Goodwin CL, Wan ES, Silberbogen AK, Finer EB, Moy ML. Predictors of Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Uptake, Adherence, Completion, and Treatment Response Among Male U.S. Veterans With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2022 Jun;103(6):1113-1121.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2021.10.021. Epub 2021 Nov 29. PMID: 34856155; PMCID: PMC9662698.

Bamonti PM, Wiener CH, Weiskittle RE, Goodwin CL, Silberbogen AK, Finer EB, Moy ML. The Impact of Depression and Exercise Self-Efficacy on Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Veterans with COPD. Behav Med. 2023 Jan-Mar;49(1):72-82. doi: 10.1080/08964289.2021.1983755. Epub 2021 Nov 8. PMID: 34743677.

Goodwin CL, Driver JA, Shipherd JC, Yeterian JD, Mori DL. Fallen Between the Cracks: Protecting Research Staff From Participant-Perpetrated Harassment. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2021 Oct;16(4):389-395. doi: 10.1177/15562646211028010. Epub 2021 Jun 28. PMID: 34180742.

Spatola CAM, Giusti EM, Rapelli G, Goodwin C, Cattivelli R, Pietrabissa G, Malfatto G, Facchini M, Castelnuovo G, Molinari E. Cardiac-specific experiential avoidance predicts change in general psychological well-being among patients completing cardiac rehabilitation. Appl Psychol Health Well Being. 2021 Nov;13(4):715-727. doi: 10.1111/aphw.12260. Epub 2021 Apr 3. PMID: 33811743.

Goodwin, C.L., DeAngelo, M.J & Fizur, P.J (in press). Gender Identity and Mental Health, in Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 3rd Edition. Elsevier