Clinical Professor, Department Chair
Creative Arts Therapies Department
Dr. Goodill is the Chairperson of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies at Drexel University and she also serves as the President of the American Dance Therapy Association. She holds a Master’s of Creative Arts in Therapy with a specialization in dance/movement therapy from Hahnemann Medical College, and a Ph.D. in Medical Psychology with a concentration in Mind/Body Studies from The Union Institute and University. She is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, a National Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor (PA). Sherry has been working as a dance/movement therapist and educator since 1980. Her 2005 book, An Introduction to Medical Dance/Movement Therapy: Health Care in Motion, has supported the application of dance/movement therapy for people living with medical conditions. Dr. Goodill serves on the editorial panels for the scholarly journals, the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, and The Arts in Psychotherapy: An international journal. In addition to her academic and administrative work, she continues to dance, and to contribute dance-based services in the community and the region.