Ashley B. Batastini, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology and Licensed Psychologist

(MS# 57 1006)


Welcome! My research team at USM primarily focuses on improving intervention strategies for criminal justice-involved populations, with particular emphasis on improving mental health and behavioral outcomes. Our goal is to find innovative ways to directly target and reduce risk of future criminal conduct. To do this, we believe it is important to look at an individual within the context of the multiple networks and systems to which he or she belongs. 


For information about my forensic psychological services, please visit or contact me directly.

USM has temporarily moved online in response to COVID-19. Feel free to get in touch with us virtually!
Welcome and Congratulations to our Newest Ph.D. Students!
Kaylee Cook & Jade Horton 


BatLab is accepting Ph.D. applications for Fall 2021 
Join one of the leading Counseling Psych Doc Program in the country!

University of Southern MIssissippi

118 College Drive, #5025

Hattiesburgh, MS 39406-5025

Office: (601) 266-6479 

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