Dorothy Goulart

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Dorothy Goulart has been a clinical social worker for 35 years and earned her Doctor of Social Work at Walden University. She has been a part-time faculty member for Capella university since January 2021 and has taught onsite at Springfield College School of Social Work as well as advising graduate students. She recently joined Walden University in November 2023 as a Contributing Faculty member in the College of Social & Behavioral Health, Barbara Solomon School of Social work.
Dr. Goulart has been a clinical social worker since May 1987 and has held several clinical positions in multiple settings and cities that included non-profit social service agencies, a hospital based mental health clinic, nursing homes and a contractor for the Department of Defense working with active -duty military. She was the director of a mental health & substance abuse clinic in Norfolk, VA, and part of a group private practice for 9 years. She has 15 years of experience supervising interns from a variety of MSW programs as well as clinicians for licensure and staff at various mental health clinics.
She is trained in a variety of evidenced-based practices and has a specialty in trauma. As a Certified Play Therapist- Supervisor, she is a member of the Association for Play Therapy and the Minnesota Clinical Society. Dr. Goulart is on the NASW-MN Board and Chair of the Ethics Committee and a member of the Licensing Committee.