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A Day of Healing – Navigating Your Grief Journey

September 30, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

About this Event:
If you have experienced loss and are struggling to cope, you are not alone. Grief is a natural and normal response to losing someone or something that matters to you. However, sometimes grief can feel overwhelming and interfere with your daily life. That’s why we invite you to join us for a Day of Healing, where you can find support, comfort, and healing in a safe and compassionate environment. The Day of Healing is designed for you to connect with other people who understand what you are going through, participate in activities that promote self-care and wellness, and learn coping skills and strategies to help you navigate your grief journey.

Topics Include:

  • Navigating grief
  • Understanding the spiral of grief
  • Navigating the feelings and emotions of grief
  • Creating a new family balance
  • Complicated grief, peeling back the layers
  • Creating a new family balance
  • Caring for your body, mind, soul, and spirit

Breakout Sessions:

  • Bereaved parent session
  • Widowed session
  • Complicated grief session
  • Parenting grieving children & teens session
  • Open grief session


  • Laura Holmes, MSW, LISW, Social Worker Children & Teen Programs at Companions on a Journey
  • Ann Marie Kahwaty-Bogan, MSW, LISW-S, CCTP, Clinical Supervisor
  • Sheila Munafo-Kanoza, Bereavement Support Specialist, Founder/Executive Director of Companions on a Journey
  • Gene Johnson, LISW, Mental Health Counselor, Center for Addiction Treatment
  • Sovanara My, MSW, Director of Bereavement at Companions on a Journey

Registration Details: $20/person and includes lunch.  Registration is required and is open to those age 18 and older.  Registration deadline is 9/22.


September 30, 2023
9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Saint Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church
5720 Hamilton-Mason Road
Liberty Township, 45011 United States
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