About Us

Known and Loved is a group of Christian medical and mental health professionals in the Upstate of South Carolina. Our mission is to educate, equip, and assist families and communities. We offer year-round educational classes, camps, and support groups for parents and children to promote healthier living, achieve optimal mental well-being, and foster stronger family bonds. Additionally, we deliver mental health and trauma training to empower individuals in our community working with children and families to effectively handle challenging situations and achieve positive results.

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The Beginnings

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Known & Loved originated from the hearts of healthcare professionals at Tribe 513, which oversees Parkside Pediatrics, Parkside OB-GYN, Parkside Family Medicine, Brio Primary Care, and more. While serving as providers, we encountered needs beyond what our offices and community resources could address. Initially seeking conventional solutions, everything changed with the pandemic. The pandemic affected more than just our physical health; it struck at the fundamental human need for connection. Our already vulnerable patients faced crises during and after the pandemic, while those on the brink of vulnerability struggled, and even those who were typically thriving began to face challenges. The ongoing impact of disconnection caused and exacerbated by the pandemic is still being felt today. Dr. Bruce D. Perry, The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook said,

“The most traumatic aspects of all disasters involve the shattering of human connections. And this is especially true for children. Being harmed by the people who are supposed to love you, being abandoned by them, being robbed of the one-on-one relationships that allow you to feel safe and valued and to become humane—these are profoundly destructive experiences. Because humans are inescapably social beings, the worst catastrophes that can befall us inevitably involve relational loss. As a result, recovery from trauma and neglect is also all about relationships—rebuilding trust, regaining confidence, returning to a sense of security and reconnecting to love. Of course, medications can help relieve symptoms and talking to a therapist can be incredibly useful. But healing and recovery are impossible—even with the best medications and therapy in the world—without lasting, caring connections to others.”

Known & Loved was born from a profound aspiration to fulfill the universal human need to be Known & Loved!

The Founders & Board

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Justin Moll, MD

Director of Operations Tribe513

Vice Chair of KNOWN & LOVED

David Martin

CEO of Tribe513

Board Member KNOWN & LOVED

Danielle Schoviak

Director of Operations Tribe513

Vice Chair of KNOWN & LOVED

Jocelyn Renfrow, MD

Brio Primary Care

Board Member KNOWN & LOVED

Stephen Jones, MD

Director of Operations Tribe513

Vice Chair of KNOWN & LOVED

Ann Meade, MD

Brio Primary Care

Board Member KNOWN & LOVED

Scott Dobson, MD

Director of Operations Tribe513

Vice Chair of KNOWN & LOVED

Kelly Kline, MD

Parkside OB-GYN

Board Member KNOWN & LOVED

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Director of Programs Educator & Trainer

Kristin Rich, MA, LPC

Kristin Rich, MA, LPC received her B.A. in Political Science and Cognate in Social Work from The University of South Carolina. She completed her M.A. in Counseling at Columbia International University. She is a Trust Based Relational Intervention® practitioner. Kristin has spent thirteen years working with children and families, and has provided outpatient therapy and school based mental health services. Kristin considers it her privilege to help families connect, mend, and heal. She loves to provide trauma informed and attachment focused parenting education. She offers courses and groups to help families establish deeper connections, and help parents to see past behaviors and into their children’s hearts. She is also passionate about working with families who have fostered and adopted children. Kristin has created a special camp to help adoptive parents and their children navigate the complex questions and conversations that can arise as children discover who they are in the context of their birth and adoptive families.

Kristin is a wife and mother to two children, and enjoys being outdoors and at the beach with her family.


Educator & Trainer

Angel Henning, MA, LPC

Angel Henning is a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina. She holds a Masters degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. After serving in ministries that met needs of adoptive and foster parents, she became a Trust Based Relational Intervention® Practitioner through the Karyn Purvis Institute for Child Development, a division of Texas Christian University. Angel cares about holistic living and also became a certified health coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York.

Angel’s counseling experience includes individual, couples, and family counseling, development and leadership in sexual abuse recovery groups, social and emotional skills groups for troubled kids in school, faith-based drug and alcohol residential counseling, and specialized work with adoptive/foster families that nurture children from hard places. She has facilitated parenting groups and has worked with school aged children through adolescents. Angel is passionate about nurturing families and individuals as they grow through the grace of God to live abundantly in their God given callings.

Angel enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and traveling. She moved to Greer from League City, Texas. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Educator & Trainer

Danielle Dillard, OTR/L, OTD

Danielle Dillard is an occupational therapist based in South Carolina, specializing in pediatrics with a focus on sensory integration. She holds a doctorate degree from The University of Toledo in Ohio and has dedicated the past 9 years to this field. With a passion for continuous learning, Danielle has pursued additional education in sensory integration, neurobiology, brain development, and developmental trauma. Danielle is certified in Safe-Sound protocol through Unyte-ILS and Therapeutic Listening through Vital Links, and serves as a provider for both organizations. She also shares her expertise by providing training to fellow therapists on understanding trauma and sensory integration. As a therapist, Danielle finds joy in out-of-the-box solutions and activities for her kiddos and families she serves. She values effectiveness, playfulness, and simplicity in her work.

As an adoptee herself, she has seen the lack of support and services for adoptive families. She strives to provide quality resources in various capacities to the kiddos, parents, caregivers, and communities.

In her free time, Danielle pretends to be a homesteader by gardening and raising rabbits. She also enjoys camping adventures with her family and church events.

Elizabeth “Eli” Stenner

Elisabeth (Eli) Stenner is an adoptive mom to an incredible senior in high school whom she adopted internationally. They live in Anderson with their crazy menagerie of three dogs and two cats. Eli desires to be a parent support to other families in the foster adoption community. Eli has been involved with Known & Loved from the beginning. In fact, Eli’s son sparked the vision for our first program, Pieces of Me Camp. Eli has been participant of the core group of adoptive moms to test out all our new classes. Eli’s insight and lived experience as a neurodivergent mom led her to become an Empowered to Connect, Cultivate Connection Facilitator. Eli is one of three Cultivate Connection Facilitators in South Carolina and the only one in the Upstate! Eli uses compassion, understanding, humor, as she creates safe places for parents to learn and be Known & Loved!


Educator & Facilitator

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Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others,

as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

1 Peter 4:10 (NIV)

This is what sisterhood is all about

Known & Loved does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or age in any of its activities or programs.

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