Fall Groups 2022
Our group facilitators (Phyllis, Ali, Jacqueline) were wonderful. our group became a family and I felt like I was no longer alone in my grief. Suggestion: Have a part 2 for this group - a moving forward group. JG 11/15/22
Very helpful and informative. Good counselors that cared. DC 11/15/22
Very helpful - very kind - very comfortable - I thank you from the bottom of my heart. JM 11/15/22
This is a good place for guidance and comfort - you are not alone. 11/15/22
Very helpful safe place to talk about your feelings. JK 11/15/22
A wonderful place to walk through your giref with others and create a new community of friends who understand and help you move forward. Suggestion: At intake - explian the reason why you have family members in separate groups. NR 11/15/22
Spring Groups 2022
Meeting in person with others and being able to have the support of a group was helpful. KK 4/12/22
I am so greateful to have found this center to address suicide survivor help. MH 4/12/22
If you're looking to heal, grow and build community, then Kelly's is the place to come! Excellent facilitators, excellent groups, and great space! MDM 4/12/22
Fall Groups 2021
Moving through grief with a purpose. We grow more in order to hold more. That's what I've taken away. HLM 11/16/21
Helpful to share and to hear other's exerpiences - wish others would have stayed with the group the entire time. FB 11/16/21
Winter Groups 2021
I was in the Suicide Loss group. I learned so much! I loved Phyllis and Maria. I loved meeting people in a similar situation. I loved the homework and all the materials provided. I had a big break through doing homeowrk! I loved the tissue paper exercise. SP 4/6/21
This group made me realize that I am not the only one dealing with this grief. Also helped me immensely with my grieving process and have got to know other people and made some friends. PS 3/31/21
If it were not for Phyllis I would have not learned to express myself through my writing and talkng. RH 2/15/20
Has been a very good experience. Has helped me through my grief with individual counseling as well as a support group. Thank you for what you do here! BL 11/18/19
Kelly's Grief Center gave me tools to work through the stages of my grief. KM 11/18/19
Phyllis has been my counselor at Kelly's for some time now. Many things we've worked on and honestly without her help my emotional state wouldn't be healthy. Thank you for helping with my everyday living. Try EMDR! PH 6/12/19
Very understanding, helpful, not judgmental, helps me understand. Don't hold nothing back about your life, let them know. They can help. HS 12/3/18
Winter Groups 2019
Kelly's I would say, it is the only program in my county that is number 1, no one else can come close! Show up every week - for the 8 weeks, you will feel like you had an angel with you every meeting. CMF 7/2/19
Caring, informative and so much more. Most worth it. Please give it a chance. MB 7/2/19
Spring Groups 2019
Thank you for helping me in this journey called life. P.G.
Kelly's Grief Center offers a comfortable environment to come and work through difficult issues. The extremely knowledgeable staff helped me work through the loss of my son and helped me understand my feelings. Highly recommend it! A.P.
After losing my son to suicide I didn't think I could go on. Kelly's Grief Center was recommended by a friend. I am forever grateful. The road is long, but Kelly's is with me and I don't feel so alone. A.F.
My group and counselor helped me immensely. I am so happy I attended! P.T.
It helped me get started in the right direction. C.R.
Fall Groups 2018
The overall experience was very helpful. Everyone was kind and
compassionate. I'm definitely in a better place than where I started. C.K.
Very helpful. I think it will be helpful for losing others in the future. C.D.
The individual and group counseling services are wonderful. J.K.
After the loss of my wife I was completely devastated and unsure how my son's and my lives were going to be. The counseling services my son and I have been able to take have been instrumental in our journey through grief and rebuilding our lives. We both have gained so many valuable coping mechanisms that have made this difficult journey less painful. B.L.
Spring Groups 2018
I so appreciate the care and love Phyllis and Jena put into our group! The whole thing was very helpful and the dinner helps break the ice. Thank you. S.H.
Although my loss happend 2 years earlier, I'm glad I came because I realized that I was still grieving. I'm grateful for this experience. D.B.
Phyllis has saved my sanity. I don't know where I would be without Kelly's. The group was helpful in so many ways - comfort, bonding, learning, sharing tears. Jena has been a breath of fresh air - young and compassionate. S.W.
St. Francis de Sales Group Spring 2018
Kelly's Grief Center has really helped give me tools to help me deal with this sad experience and all other experience in my future. Thank you! K.L.
Picking my mantra "No one will still my Joy!" L.P.
Phyllis and Kelly's Grief Center have given me so many tools and help me to realize how to heal from my grief. I believe I can learn how to live with the grief, instead of in it. J.G.
For bio's on each counselor please click on a name below.
Christina Dawson, LISW-S
Ross Eisner, CT
Phyllis Vair, LPCC-S, CT
Please call 330-593-5959 to schedule an appointment with any of the obove counselors.
Groups will start the week of January 16, 2023.
Accidental Overdose (10 weeks)
Perinatal Loss (10 weeks)
Suicide Loss (10 weeks
Spouse/General Loss (8 weeks)
To register for Group click on registration button below or call 330.593.5959
See "Services" above for a full explanation of group counseling.
Kelly's Grief Center is located at
2275 State Route 59
Kent OH 44240