“I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.” –John 13:15
A team of dedicated professional counselors operating out of offices in Iron Mountain, Escanaba and Marquette. Our Counselors help people recover as they struggle with stress, grief, depression, anxiety, mental illness and addiction.
Nine professional counselors operating out of offices in Iron Mountain, Escanaba and Marquette served 1,284 people in 2016. They provided over 6,900 counseling sessions. 6% of those we served required subsidized support for the counseling services. This requirement for subsidized support is expected to rise in 2016.
One-on-one therapy is available for individuals experiencing stress, anxiety and depression as a result of life challenges and personal problems. A variety of therapies are available for children from early school age through adolescence. For each person, out goals include improved functioning in daily life, self-awareness and confidence.
In 2016, CSSUP served 1,284 Clients and provided 6,943 counseling sessions.
For married couples two forms of relationship work are offered: individual couple sessions and/or couple enhancement groups. Efforts are made to build upon each person’s unique gifts, enhance communication and develop improved emotional awareness.
Family counseling is available for any family experiencing stress regarding dual careers, parenting issues, losses and grieving, emotional or physical abuse, and problems concerning substance abuse. Family dynamics and communication styles are reviewed and patterns of communication, conflict resolution and respect are explored.
We encourage birthparents who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy to take advantage of the support an agency can offer. We help birthparents to look at their options and assist them in exploring other resources. We invite all birthparents to be a part of our program, not just those looking at an adoption option. There is no charge for this service.
Counseling is offered to those who are experiencing grief and loss issues following an abortion or miscarriage.
Counseling and support are offered for individuals who are grieving over the loss of a loved one.
Problem Gambling Counseling
Counseling is offered to individuals, and their families, who are exhibiting symptoms of a pathological gambler. Counseling is also offered for individuals, and their families, who have problems with gambling, but do not yet meet the criteria for pathological gambling.
Substance Abuse Counseling
Substance abuse counseling and treatment services are available for persons experiencing symptoms of alcohol and or drug abuse. Counseling is offered for individuals and their families who have problems with substance abuse.