Summer 2021 Programs

Summer 2021 Programs

Join us for both virtual and in-person events this summer. For more information about these events feel free to reach out to Willow House at 847-236-9300 or email us at [email protected]

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Summer Self Care Workshops

Tapping:
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is an evidence-based technique that calms the nervous system by focusing on the body’s meridian points. Hosted by Lynne Staley, Certified EFT Practitioner

Wednesday, June 16th
6:30 -7:30 pm
Ages 13+
Virtual

Music and Relaxation:

In this workshop, you will learn how to utilize music as a form of relaxation and as a way to express and process your grief. Hosted by Music Therapist Rhonda Wehner, RMT

Wednesday, August 18th
6:30 -7:30 pm
Family Friendly
Virtual

Expressive Arts Group

Join us for our monthly Expressive Arts Group as a family to use the creative process to cope and explore your grief. Offered in both English and Spanish.
Family Friendly
Open to All
Virtual

English Groups
Tuesday, June 22nd,  6:30 – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, July 20th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 24th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Spanish Groups
Monday, June 28th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Monday, July 26th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Monday, August 30th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Back to School Workshop

Thursday, August 5th
2:00 – 3:15 PM
Join Willow House’s Kelsey Hoeper, LPC, CT on how to help grieving children transition back to in-person learning and navigate big transitions. 
All participants will receive a free children’s expressive arts journal.
For Parents and Professionals
Virtual

Looking after Loss: Dating after the Death of a Partner

Monday, July 12th
6:30 – 7:45 pm
Are you curious what dating looks like after the loss of a spouse? Do you have questions on talking to your children about dating? Join Lauren (Wozniak) Raney, LCPC, ATR and Willow House Family Member, Lisa Lindell in an open conversation about life after loss of a spouse.
Open to All
Virtual

In-Person Child Loss Group

Tuesday, June 8th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Monday, August 2nd, 
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Outside of Willow House’s Office in Bannockburn. This support group is for families of Willow House who are coping with the death of a child.
Please bring a lawn chair!
For Willow House Families
(Intake required prior to attending) 

In-Person Family Field Day

Saturday, July 24th
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us OUTSIDE at the Green Lake Park in Buffalo Grove for a few hours of fun and in-person connection. Art, Games, and Snacks provided! Registration required spots are limited, 40 participants max. Bring your own sack lunch and a blanket to sit on!
For Willow House Families
(Intake required prior to attending) 

In-Person Survivors of Suicide Loss Group

Thursday, June 10th
Thursday, July 8th
Thursday, August 12th 
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Outside of Willow House’s Office in Bannockburn. This support group is for families of Willow House who are coping with death by suicide.
Please bring a lawn chair!
For Willow House Families
(Intake required prior to attending)