- December 5, 2020
- 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
- Online (Check-In Begins at 9:30AM US Pacific Time)
This live online workshop is now sold out.
Boundaries show up in our lives every day. We experience boundaries at work, at home with our families, and in our friendships. Now, more than ever, due to the pandemic, we are asked to both know and assert our boundaries in the world. But how do we do that? What do we even mean by effective boundaries and what exactly are they? How do our boundaries change and what gets in the way of understanding our boundaries and asserting them?
Join CIIS faculty and therapist Emily Marinelli for an experiential workshop on developing and practicing how to set and maintain effective boundaries in your life.
In this workshop, Emily teaches behavioral tools such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Non-Violent Communication to situate boundaries within the context and an awareness of systems of power, privilege, and oppression. Emily invites you to explore boundary setting through the lens of self-compassion and compassion for those around you. Empathy, compassion, and mindfulness become anchors for setting meaningful boundaries and the framework for how we can assert ourselves more effectively in the world.
Learn the skills of effective boundary setting to support your spiritual, personal, and professional life.
This event will be hosted live online. Instructions on how to join will be included in your event confirmation email. If you need additional assistance finding or joining the event, please email email@example.com.
Emily Marinelli, MA, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Supervisor in San Francisco. Emily earned her MA in Counseling Psychology in CIIS’s Community Mental Health program in 2011 and a BA degree in Women’s Studies from California State University, Long Beach.
In Emily’s therapeutic work, she uses the wellness and recovery model of mental health, liberation psychology, social justice focused and humanistic approaches in working with traditionally marginalized communities. Emily has decades of experience working in community mental health as a Case Manager, Sexual Health Educator, community outreach worker, advocate and in providing services to LGBTQIA communities.
Emily offers a unique grounded perspective of the intersections of oppression and the impact it has on our mental health experiences. She has a private therapy practice in the Mission District and specializes in working with: couples, communication and intimacy issues, queer and trans (including gender fluid and non-binary) folks, poly and non-monogamy relationships, BDSM and kink, trauma recovery, artists/performers, self-esteem, codependency, interdependency, sexuality and sex therapy. She also believes that pop culture and activism are healing modalities and incorporates them into the therapeutic process.
Emily has been an Instructor in City College of San Francisco's Community Mental Health, Community Health Worker, Trauma Prevention and Recovery and Addiction and Recovery Certificate programs. She serves on the Community Advisory Board for the CMH Certificate at City College of San Francisco and was Department Chair for the Women's and Gender Studies Department at City College of San Francisco in Spring 2019. She has strong interest in assessment, curriculum design, integrating diversity, gender, and integral wellness into a feminist teaching model that brings together self and other awareness, evaluation and community collaboration
Emily has been an adjunct instructor in ICP and in MCP since 2015, teaching Spousal, Elder and Child Abuse, Psychopharmacology, Human Sexuality, Sexuality and Spirituality, Human Development, Clinical Relationship, Family Dynamics and Therapy, Psychodynamics and Supervised Clinical Group Practicum courses.
CIIS students, staff, and faculty receive discounts on all events. CIIS Public Programs Members receive a 20% discount on all events. Contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we will check your ID for proof of eligibility on arrival at event.