Book group


Grief/Mourning book group: “Working through grief after losing a loved one to suicide”

Time:  6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesdays: Apr. 17, Apr. 24, May 8, May 15 and May 29**
Location: 211 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI  54911
Book: Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s book – Understanding your Grief will be provided free of charge

To sign up, send an email to

  • Class size is limited to 15.
  • There is no charge for this book group.

Details: Each participant will receive Dr. Wolfelt’s book – Understanding your Grief.  This class will focus on Chapter 6 – Understanding the Six Needs of Mourning. This is an intense, grief-focused work group.

Week One – Introductions/The Yield Sign Exercise/Ground Rules – Hand-out books – assign reading of Chapter 6

Week Two – Discussion of Acknowledging the reality of the death & embracing the pain of the loss

Week Three – Discussion of Remembering the person who died & Developing a New Self-identity

Week Four – Discussion of Searching for meaning and Receiving ongoing support from others.

**Possible Week Five:  Gathering for a little “pot-luck” and a closing on “Reconciling your Grief”.  TBD

Please plan to attend all four weeks if possible. The book and class time provides a progressive healing journey. If you know you cannot attend all four sessions, we encourage you to wait and sign-up for the next class in late fall/early winter 2018.

For more information please contact: Jeanette at

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