Em Marinelli, LMFT


Em is a Therapist at Two Chairs.

They are passionate about affirming client strengths, working in a client-centered approach, and bringing a social justice analysis to their clinical work. They specialize in LGBTQIA, polyamory, addiction and substance use and recovery, intimate partner violence, and working with adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families.

In their spare time, Em enjoys reading fiction, writing about pop culture and psychology, listening to Dolly Parton, tap dancing, and playing with their rescue dog.

Remote Clinic
Education and Experience
  • Behavioral Health Specialist at City College of San Francisco
  • MFT Intern at Liberation Institute (non profit community mental health agency), San Francisco CA
  • M.A in Counseling Psychology in Community Mental Health, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco CA
  • B.A in Women’s Studies, California State University, Long Beach 

Top Specialty Areas
Addiction / Substance Use
Gender and Sexuality
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma
Gender Identity
Family of Origin
Top Therapy Modalities
Motivational Interviewing
Couples Therapies
Psychodynamic Therapy