Sherry Reiter

Sherry Reiter, PhD, is a clinical social worker and registered poetry therapist who combines talk therapy with writing therapy. As Director of The Creative “Righting” Center in Brooklyn, she focuses on poetry, story, and the reclaiming of voice as dynamic healing components. Dr. Reiter teaches at Touro College and Hofstra University. She is the founder/coordinator of Poets Behind Bars, a therapeutic writing program for inmates of the Indiana State Maximum Security Prison. She is the author of Writing Away the Demons: Stories of Creative Coping Through Transformative Writing, stories by men and women who have faced crisis and written for their psychological survival.