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Sherry Goodill


Chair, Creative Arts Therapies Department and Clinical Professor

Creative Arts Therapies Department

267.359.5573 P
267.359.5579 F
1601 Cherry Street, Room 799

Sherry Goodill, PhD, is clinical professor and chair of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies at Drexel University. She is a board-certified dance/movement therapist, a national certified counselor and a licensed professional counselor (PA). She is a past-president of the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) and served on the board of directors of the ADTA for 19 years. Goodill has been working as a dance/movement therapist and educator since 1980, including several international teaching engagements and collaborations. 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. In addition to her academic and administrative work, she continues to dance, and to contribute dance-based services in the community and the region.


Dance/movement therapy

Research Interests:

CAT research, DMT assessment

Academic Distinctions:

Goodill was the 2016 Marian Chace Foundation Honorary Lecturer at the 52nd annual conference of the American Dance Therapy Association.

Professional Society:

Goodill serves on the editorial panel for the scholarly journal, The Arts in Psychotherapy: An international journal and as a guest reviewer for several related scholarly publications.