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Psychologist , researcher , writer

Harriet Sandra Mosatche, American writer, psychologist, researcher. Recipient Gold award, National Association Parenting Publications, 2000, Woman of Excellence award, New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, 2002; research grantee, National Science Foundation, 1996—2000, National Institute on Aging National Institutes of Health, 1982-1984, summer research grantee, College of Mount St. Vincent, 1981.


Mosatche, Harriet Sandra was born on April 10, 1949 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Charles Morris and Ruth (Green) Rosenberg.


Bachelor cum laude, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, 1970. Master of Arts, Hunter College, New York City, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York, New York City, 1977.


Lecturer in psychology, Hunter College, New York City, 1973-1976;instructor in psychology, Hunter College, New York City, 1976-1977;assistant professor, College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, New York, 1977-1983;chairperson psychology department, College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, 1978-1984;associate professor, College of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale, 1983-1984;administrator program development, Girl Scouts United States, New York City, 1984-1985;manager program development, Girl Scouts United States, New York City, 1985-1986;writer, consultant private practice, New Rochelle, New York, 1986-1992. Adjunct assistant professor Manhattan College, Riverdale, 1978-1983, adjunct associate professor, 1983-1985. Adjunct Professor College of New Rochelle, 1990-1992, manager special projects, 1992-1993, director program development, since 1993.

Speaker in field.


  • Avocations: piano, dancing, reading. F C.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Searching: Practices & Beliefs of Religious Cults & Human Potential Groups, 1984, Preventing Youth Suicide, 1987, Facing Family Crises, 1988, Preventing Teenage Pregnancy, 1989, Too Old for This, Too Young for That! Your Survival Guide for the Middle School Years, 2nd edition, 2010, Girls: What's So Bad About Being Good? How to Have Fun, Survive the Preteen Years, and Remain True to Yourself, 2001, Getting to Know the Real You: 50 Fun Quizzes Just for Girls, 2002, Ask Doctor M and Liz, 2005, Where Should I Sit at Lunch? The Ultimate 24/7 Guide to Suviving the High School Years, 2006. Columnist: Ask Doctor M, since 1997, Adam, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Project director Junior Girl Scout Handbook, 1994, Issues for Girl Scouts Book Series. Active Spring Creek Association for Retarded Children, 1975-1980. Board directors Association Graduate Center CUNY Alumni, 1979-1980.

All Day KindergartenTask Force, New Rochelle, 1989-1990. Leader Girl Scouts United States of America, since 1993. Member American Psychological Association, Eastern Psychological Association, Doctor of Philosophy Alumni Association Graduate Center CUNY, Sigma Xi, Psi Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, dance, reading.


Married Ivan Lawner, February 19, 1983. Children: Robert Alexander Lawner, Elizabeth Kim Lawner.

Charles Morris Rosenberg

Ruth (Green) Rosenberg

Ivan Lawner

Robert Alexander Lawner Mosatche

Elizabeth Kim Lawner Mosatche