“This training is amazing! Do it, it’ll help your relationships with your kids and other adults. It’s so simple. It will completely change how you look at emotions and emotional expression. It’ll give you tools you’ll use daily for the rest of your life.”—Counselor, MFT


Join us for an innovative, fun, and practical Kimochis workshop that will:

  • Decrease Bullying
  • Increase Students’ Emotional Vocabulary, Social Skills, Decision-Making and
    Self-Awareness Skills, Self-Regulation Skills, and Emotional Intelligence
  • Teach Tolerance and Non-Violent Communication
  • Understand and Instruct the Feeling–Communication–Behavior Link
  • Teach a Common Language with the Kimochis Keys to Communication
  • Engage Children in Fun and Active Learning Using the
    Kimochis Characters to Understand Temperament and Personality

Click on the link below for workshop descriptions, pricing and registration information for upcoming small-group workshops:

2017 Early Childhood Curriculum Workshops

Friday, March 3 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Saturday, April 22 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Saturday, May 20 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Friday, June 9 in San Rafael (9am – 3pm)
Click here > to register for one of the above dates.

2017 Elementary Curriculum Workshops

Friday, January 27 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Saturday, March 4 in San Rafael (9am – 4pm)
Click here > to register for one of the above dates.

2017 Mental Health Workshops

Saturday, February 4 in San Rafael (9am – Noon)
Saturday, April 15 in San Rafael (9am – Noon)
Click here > to register for one of the above dates.

If you have completed one of the above introductory workshops and want to take Kimochis to the next level, please join us for:

Advanced Workshop: New dates will be released soon!

Are you interested in having a Kimochis trainer come to your school or organization? We offer professional development workshops for early childhood, elementary, and mental health. To arrange an onsite workshop, please complete this form and email it to: or call us at 415-578-1104. A trainer will be in contact with you soon!

“The small group, intimate setting was fantastic! I appreciated the training was a conversational style and was tailored to individuals’ roles in the schools. I will utilize some of the techniques the trainer used…will also emphasize the value of social communication development to overall well-being.” — School Psychologist

“The training is wonderful! The link between feelings and behavior is communication! And, Kimochis is definitely applicable to SLPs, especially those working with teachers in day classes. This was very inspiring.” —Speech Language Pathologist

“The training gives you excellent, usable content that can be put into practice immediately.” —General Ed, Classroom Teacher

“Go! Ellen Dodge is such a gifted speaker and communicator. Ellen is a gift to me and my practice.” — School Social Worker