Dr. Steven Miljour
Dr. Miljour is a high school graduate of West Iron County (western end of the Upper Peninsula). He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in chemistry at Grand Valley State University. He did both his medical school training and psychiatry residency at Michigan State University. At Catholic Social Services, Dr. Miljour provides psychiatric evaluations in order to determine the correct course of treatment, which could consist of pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, or a combination of treatments. He believes in a multidisciplinary team approach and working closely with the therapist.
Susan Uballe is a Licensed Master of Social Worker (Clinical Practice) with roots in Marquette who is grateful to have recently returned to the UP community. She has extensive counseling experience working with individuals, families and groups to help them achieve life changing goals. She works with adults, youth and children, and does individual, couples and family therapy. She has a background in trauma desensitization counseling, grief work, and is trained in EMDR and addictions. She has worked for many years with children and families as well as adults. She has practiced in many settings including community mental health, private practice, non-profit and for profit mental health clinics and government, community, medical and educational agency settings. Her Bachelor of Arts is from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her Masters in Social Work is from University of Texas, Austin.
Jill Esterly-Jayne, LMSW CDP is a board certified Master’s Level Clinical Social Worker. Jill holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sociology from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Jill completed her Master’s Level course work through Michigan State University and received a Master of Clinical Social Work degree from Michigan State University in May of 2008. In addition she has completed social work internships at Catholic Social Services and the Dickinson-Iron intermediate School District. Jill has experience working in community mental health and providing outpatient clinical therapy services for Catholic Social Services of the Upper Peninsula. Jill has been with Catholic Social Services since May of 2011. Jill works with a clientele ranging from the very young to the elderly. Jill provides an eclectic approach and utilizes a combination of Cognitive behavioral Therapy, Gestalt therapy, Motivational Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Psych educational methods to provide effective treatment for a wide range of mental health related issues. These include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma related issues, anger management, adhd/add, eating disorders addictive behaviors, pain management, grief/loss related issues, family problems and marital relationship therapy. Jill provides her clients with warm, kind and nonjudgmental healing environment in which to explore and resolve the issues which are impacting their lives so they may move forward with improved outlook, functioning and mind/body/spirit balance.
Mary Sparapani-Krause is the Child Welfare Specialist at Catholic Social Services Iron Mountain office. Mary provides services to Dickinson, Menominee and Iron County foster children and their birth families. Mary graduated in 1985 from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Mary came to CSS in April 2014, after working 25+ years for the State of MI, Department of Human Services as a Child Protective Services and Foster Care Specialist. Mary specializes in a Strength Based, Solution Focused Approach when working with families. Mary has a sincere passion to help parents provide a safe and nurturing environment where their children can grow to be confident, secure and productive members of our Upper Peninsula communities.