2nd Annual

A Friday for Therapists

Join Us for Grief Training, Lunch, Connection

Friday, February 23, 2024 | 10:00am to 2:00pm

A Day for Therapists

GR Therapy Group is hosting its second annual A Friday for Therapists. This event will include a 3-hour grief training with lunch and an opportunity for connection with fellow therapists. The grief training will be presented by Dr. Ginny Witte. This training will focus on the different types of grief experienced, effects of grief on the brain, nervous system, and our biology, and practices used to help individuals begin remapping their nervous system for healing. This training is approved for 3 continuing education credits.

Join us at the Grand Rapids Art Museum for connection, mingling, networking, an amazing training and a delicious lunch.


Social Workers
Marriage & Family Therapists
Administrative/Support Staff


Friday, February 23, 2024
10:00am to 2:00pm


10:00 · Grief Training
Noon · Catered Lunch
1:00 · Q&A and Processing
2:00 · Event Ends

Dr. Ginny Witte

Dr. Ginny Witte is a trauma educator, educating groups on trauma and trauma recovery. She also works with individuals to guide them through the process of healing from trauma. Dr. Witte is a licensed educator in the state of Michigan who focuses on trauma informed teaching as foundational to learning for all children, specifically supporting children who have, or are experiencing trauma. She has taught children from preschool through the university level, combining her background in education, kinesiology, cognitive science, family life, and child development to unlock blocks to learning. She has helped both typical and atypical children find success through using trauma informed approaches alongside her knowledge of how the brain learns. She is also certified in Trauma Informed Yoga, Somatic Stress Release Therapy, and Trauma Informed yoga for youth. Ginny currently uses her expertise to coach and educate individuals through trauma recovery and to educate professionals and trauma survivors about trauma and trauma informed practices.

Jana Pressley, Psy.D.


Western Michigan University
BA in Education, Science and Family Life

Western Michigan University
MA in Early Childhood Development

Michigan State University
PhD in Kinesiology and Cognitive Science


TEFL Certified

Certified RYI 200

RYI 500 in progress

Trauma Informed Yoga

Trauma Informed Yoga for Teens

Somatic Stress Release

A Friday for Therapists

Grief Training, Lunch, Connection

Presenter: Dr. Ginny Witte

Date: Friday, February 23, 2024

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Continuing Education Credits: 3

Cost: $67.50 early registration through February 6, $85 after