Grief Support

Linda Laing, LMFT (left) and
Janeen Fabulae, LMFT (right)

Grief Support Groups 2019-2020


All groups are held at 414 South Jefferson St., Napa unless otherwise specified

Offered Weekly

Weekly/Monthly Grief Support Group for Adults

A drop-in support group for adults who have lost a loved one.
Drop-ins welcome. No registration required and free of charge.

In Napa: Every Thursday, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In St. Helena: Second Monday of the month, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 1474 Oak Ave., St. Helena (Red Cross Building)


Currently Scheduled

Understanding Suicide Grief & Loss

Tuesdays, October 1—December 17
3:00—4:30 p.m.

The loss of a loved one can be very traumatic and particularly so if the loss is by suicide. This 12-week, specially created program addresses the complexities of grief recovery in this specific situation.

Week 1: Introduction to the group
Week 2: Introduction to the texts
Week 3: Dispel the misconceptions about suicide grief and mourning.
Week 4: Embrace the uniqueness of your suicide grief
Week 5: Explore your feelings of loss
Week 6: Recognize you are not crazy
Week 7: Understanding the six needs of mourning
Week 8: Nurture Yourself
Week 9: Reach out for Help
Week 10: Seek Integration
Week 11: Appreciate your transformation
Week 12: Graduation

Due to the intensity of this subject matter, places in this group are limited so early registration is encouraged.

Materials will be provided.


For more information or to register, please contact Linda at, or call 707.258.9080

Hope for the Holidays 

Grief Support Workshops, November-December 2019

The Holidays can magnify the stress of having lost someone you love. Participants in this supportive workshop will learn about the many dimensions of grief as well as specific strategies for managing holiday traditions and gatherings. This program is particularly valuable to those who may be facing the holidays without their loved one for the first time and is designed for adults.


Monday, November 18, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Collabria Care, 414 South Jefferson St. Napa

Monday, November 18, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St, Calistoga

St. Helena
Monday, November 21 , 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Tentative date: Location TBD

Napa- Spanish
Thursday, November 7, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

McPherson School, 2670 Yajome St, Napa


These workshops are free of charge and open to the community. Registration is appreciated. For more information or to register, please contact Linda at, Janeen at, or call 707.258.9080

Regularly Offered

  • Workshop: Learning to Live with Loss
    An 8-week grief recovery program offered in Napa and St Helena
  • Workshop: Grief & The Holidays
    For those who are facing the holidays without a loved one
  • Workshop: Understanding Suicide Grief & Loss
    A 12-week grief recovery program for those who are grieving due to suicide
  • Event: Annual Ceremony of Remembrance
    A formal healing ceremony of love and remembrance
  • Workshop: Loving Spirit Grief Recovery
    An annual weekend with Dayle E. Spencer
  • Anticipatory Grief Counseling
    Counseling provided in advance of a loved one’s passing

Once these programs are scheduled they will be posted above on this web page.

Contact Us

Collabria Care is here to help with your concerns about the needs of older adults and adults with chronic illnesses. Call the number below to talk to a trusted voice.

(707) 258-9080

414 South Jefferson Street Napa, California 94559
Phone: (707) 258-9080 | Fax: (707) 258-9096