Hiring Sarri for Your Event

Schedule Sarri to work with your organization

    How To Schedule an Event with Sarri

    1. Sarri accepts a limited number of workshops and keynotes in a year. These are planned in advance.
      Presentations are online or in-person.

    2. The audiences I serve are people who serve. I am a fit for public health, healthcare, human services, social services, education, and organizations who are lifting others.

    3. Please email me for more information.


    Sarri speaking at TEDx event

    I have four published books and these are the topics I can address for keynotes, presentations, or workshops.

    Cocoon, How One Woman Created a Shelter for Teens and Found Hope Along the Way

    Topics I cover are: Community Building, Grit, Failure, Leadership, Stewardship, Secondary Trauma, Hope.

    Transform Your Boundaries

    Topics I cover are: 4 Basic Keys to Boundary Building, Extreme Boundary Challenges, The 7 Patterns, Self-Care, Becoming a Boundaries Expert and the Art of Listening to your Boundaries.

    Naming and Taming Overwhelm

    Topics I cover are: Overwhelm, Prevention, Recovery, Trauma, Self-Repair, Overwhelmed Communities, Overwhelmed Organizations, Leadership Responsibilities, Navigating beyond Overwhelm, Self-Compassion.

    The Mystery of Knowing Journal

    Topics I Cover are: Tips on writing and Journaling, Building a Self-Care Toolkit, Writing Skills for any Writing Project.

    Please email me for more information.


    Upcoming Events

    • May 2024: Tacoma Nurse Family Partnership will return to Whidbey Institute for a follow-up Boundaries and Selfcare retreat with Sarri. It's important to offer continuing support for those who do so much for others.
    • June 2024: Workshop online for Noodle on Navigating Overwhelm and Boundaries
    • Starting in June 2024: The Inspired Writing Circle with Sarri Gilman
      - Develop your writing habit in a supportive writing group
      -Focus on a nonfiction book project
      -Try out different writing techniques from the best writing craft books. You won’t need to buy any of these books.
      - Topics include: writing without criticism; writing tips; writing habits; inspiration texts; relatable writing for your readers; writing from your soul; voice;
      using everything that happens in your writing; authenticity; emotionally connecting; and editing. (The focus is on writing not all the ways to go about publishing.)
      -The session is 10 weeks. You will be writing during our sessions and between sessions. - Weekly online
      - NOTE: Class is full - contact Sarri to get on a waitlist for future circles
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    Sarri provided Recovering from Overwhelm workshops for our team of nearly 300 mental health therapists, nurses and psychiatrists. Participants experienced it as deeply validating and normalizing during a very abnormal time. As we head into a particularly challenging time where we expect a greater portion of the population to experience mental health concerns due to the pandemic and social and political unrest, our leaders and teams have a shared framework, tools and skills to create a culture of self care.

    For anyone looking to help their teams do the work of caring for others in a sustainable way during a challenging time, I highly recommend Sarri. It was time well spent and we'll be following up by offering her journals to our teammates as gifts.

    Maria Coghill - Director, Mental Health and Wellness at Kaiser Permanente Washington

    I cannot speak highly enough of Sarri and her programs. She understands first-hand the trauma that clients and staff deal with every day. She answers questions, encourages questions and shares tools to use. She uses humor and makes an incredible connection with people.

    Vicci L. Hilty, Executive Director, Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County

    Sarri Gilman's presentation was phenomenal. Her thoughtful approach to teaching self-care and boundary setting was engaging from beginning to end. Our network came out of this training encouraged, energized, and equipped with tools to navigate making self-care a priority, setting healthy boundaries and what to do when we have pushback from others in any of these areas. Such a powerful presentation to support our network in the work we do as well as in this time of navigating life during a pandemic.

    Washington State P2P is beyond grateful we found Sarri and the work she is doing, we are already looking forward to the next time we can have her attend another training!

    Theresa Van Pelt - Parent to Parent Coordinator


    Organizations Sarri has worked with

    • Parent to Parent Washington
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Ronald McDonald House Global Charities
    • Within Reach
    • CMO’s For Washington State Hospitals
    • Federation of State Physician Health Programs
    • The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
    • Cocoon House
    • Tulalip Tribes
    • Northwest Indian College
    • Tacoma Public Library System
    • Sno-Isle Libraries
    • Timberland Library
    • United Way of Tacoma
    • Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
    • IGNS (national association of respiratory therapists)
    • Washington State Association of Local Public Health Officials
    • Leadership Snohomish County
    • Northwest Education Service District
    • University of Texas for a Five State Region
    • Palm Beach Jewish Women’s Leadership Group
    • Island County Public Health
    • Dropbox
    • Tacoma Nurse Family Partnership
    • Peninsula Behavioral Health
    • Oregon Environmental Council
    • eWomen Network
    • Resource Innovation Group
    • Washington State Department of Early Learning
    • Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
    • Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network
    • Medical Officer Collaborative