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About Us 

 

The multi-disciplinary staff of Midwest Health Management Services include an on-staff physician, licensed mental health professionals, and licensed addiction professionals. We are dedicated to assisting individuals to improve the quality of their lives.

AMANDA MCKNELLY, MS, LAC

Amanda has over 10 years of experience in working with individuals who have acute psychiatric issues and with individuals who have substance use related issues. ​She has worked with licensed medical professionals in various capacities including assisting in case management with SD HPAP and as a provider through a local agency.  

MARIA PIACENTINO, MA, LPC-MH, QMHP, LAC​​​​​

Maria has over 20 years of professional experience assisting health care professionals who are experiencing emotional and substance related concerns. She is dedicated to assisting and advocating for professionals in recovery and has worked in various capacities within the SD Health Professionals Assistance Program.

SHERRY GRISMER, MA, LPC, LAC, NCC​​​​​

Sherry has over 20 years of experience working in the mental health and addiction field.  She particularly enjoys supporting individuals with addiction, helping them through difficult times and discovering a life of recovery and wellness.  

SUE HARRIS, MA, LPC-MH, QMHP, LAC​​​​​

Sue has been a substance abuse counselor for more than 20 years and is also a licensed mental health counselor in South Dakota.  She has experience as a business owner and manager and has worked in various treatment environments. 

CRAIG UTHE, MD

Dr. Uthe serves as the Medical Consultant for Midwest Health Management Services, LLC.  Dr. Uthe is an American Board Certified Family Practice Physician and belongs to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the SD Medical Association and the Federation of State Physician Health Programs.