Boundaries - The purpose of having boundaries To protest...

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What Are Boundaries? Boundary (dictionary definition): Something that indicates a border or limit. Boundaries define limits- mark off dividing lines According to Pia Mellody, author of Facing Codependence Boundaries are invisible and symbolic “fences”. Therapeutic Boundaries: Boundary issues mostly refer to the therapist’s self-disclosure, touch, exchange of gifts, bartering and fees, length and location of sessions and contact outside the office.
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Unformatted text preview: The purpose of having boundaries: To protest and take care of ourselves. We need to be able to tell others when they are acting in ways that are not acceptable to us. Physical Boundaries Distance Touch Personal Space Emotional Boundaries Limits on who we choose to interact with and for how long. Limits on what is safe and appropriate behaviors from others. Limits on what you choose to share with others....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.

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