Our Mission

The iTrust Wellness Group strives to provide the highest quality mental health care to our clients in Greenville, SC. Our treatment model is based on wellness. Instead of only focusing on specific symptom relief, iTrust Wellness Group's psychiatric nurse practitioners and mental health specialists seek to improve intellectual, spiritual, emotional, occupational, physical, and social facets of our client's life. The treatment plan integrates both medication management and/or therapy. We treat people from all facets of life, including commercially insured clientele, Medicare insured, and uninsured. We desire to bring psychiatric and mental health care to everyone, not just a few who can afford it.


Our goal is to help alleviate your symptoms and provide you with the coping skills and insight to bring stability to your life. iTrust Wellness Group also embraces technology where all clinical notes, forms, and admission packets are completed on a computer to ensure the highest level of efficiency, organization, and legibility. The team at iTrust Wellness Group looks forward to helping you in your mental health journey.

Our Nurse Practitioners


Originally from Connecticut, Steve found his way to South Carolina after biking across the country for a mental health charity. He completed his education at Vanderbilt University and is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority. He is qualified to work with clients of any age and specializes in psychiatric medication management and integrated therapy.

Steve founded iTrust Wellness Group in the hopes of creating an office that helps clients find relief, hope, and knowledge for both the present and future. His passion for mental health has spurred him to pursue innovative technologies and solutions in the course of developing care for each individual. Steve is dedicated to formulating an evidence-based treatment plan that leads to holistic well-being for each client, improving both symptoms and lifestyles.

Steve has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as local community mental health centers. He has had the opportunity to present educational material for students and professionals alike, including engagements at Anderson University and the University of South Carolina. He regularly works closely with psychiatric nurse practitioner students for resident teaching and the provision of clinical experience. His love of the outdoors frequently leads him to hiking or biking to exercise both mind and body. He enjoys any adventure he is presented with, whether it be international or here in Greenville.


Steven Krozer

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Dr. Patricia Deane moved to the Upstate of SC in 2008. Dr. Deane is board-certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority and holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Northern Kentucky University as well as a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership from Faith International University. She is additionally certified as a Legal Nurse Consultant. Dr. Deane treats clients across the lifespan via tele-health, including medication treatments for addiction.


Dr. Deane's life mission is to glorify God by equipping others to discover and live out their potential. She believes that our mental health plays a vital role in our ability to be our best selves and utilizes her gifts to provide treatment using evidence-based practices. Dr. Deane is a graduate professor, teaching in both Doctorate of Nursing Practice and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs. Dr. Deane developed a Mental Health Emergency Response program and manual, designed to educate people about mental health isseus and train them to respond based on a plan of action. The program also aims to decrease the stigma around mental health topics and increase understanding in hopes of reducing barriers to treatment. Dr. Deane has trained individuals and organizations in leader development and mental health topics both nationally and internationally.

She has 4 adult children, two of whom are married, with one grandchild on the way.


Dr. Patricia Deane

Brian, a native of Upstate South Carolina, gained experience as a nurse in the acute inpatient setting for 15 years before completing an Advanced Practice Nursing degree through Anderson University. He is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority and can treat psychiatric disorders across the lifespan. As a specialist, he combines his medical experience with extensive knowledge of pharmacological agents and integrative therapies to design evidence-based plans of care based on the needs of each individual. He often concentrates on the utilization of genetic testing and comprehensively incorporates diet, exercise, stress management, sleep, and supplements to mitigate the side effects of polypharmacy and help treat the person as a whole.

Brian finds the most enjoyment in life through experiences and is always up for a little adventure. He believes that much benefit can come from doing simple things - and doing them with purpose. He spends his time biking, vegetable gardening, traveling to new places, and striving to be a helping and loving part of the community that he lives in. He cares passionately about serving the people of Greenville.


Brian Hendricks

Dr. Cathleen Crowley-Koschnitzki moved to Greenville 15 years ago with her family after her husband completed his army career. She is not only certified as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, but she also maintains certification as a nurse-midwife, women’s health nurse practitioner, and a family nurse practitioner. She has a doctorate in nursing practice from Frontier Nursing University and a post master’s certificate in psychiatric mental health from the University of South Carolina. In her 20+ years as a nurse practitioner in physical health settings, she has learned that mental health is essential for overall health. She has spoken locally regionally and nationally on mental health topics including postpartum depression and mental health screening in primary care.  Dr. Crowley is also a graduate level assistant professor, teaching nurse practitioner students. She is also a guest lecturer at local universities. She has a passion for wellness and women’s health including perinatal and postpartum mental health issues.  She serves as the secretary for the South Carolina chapter of Postpartum Support International. Dr. Crowley believes that mental healthcare does not follow preset guidelines, that each patient deserves individualized care tailored to their personal needs and goals.

In her spare time, Dr. Crowley enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.


Dr. Cathleen Crowley-Koschnitzki

Born and raised in Rochester, NY, Tim is the oldest of 5 children. After serving in the U.S. Army as a Combat Medic, Tim relocated to Greenville, SC, to pursue an education in Nursing. Upon completion of his Bachelors of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, he continued his education at Walden University to obtain his Masters of Nursing and went on to become a board-certified Nurse Practitioner. Tim has a passion for his work and is driven to help clients with behavioral health and psychiatric concerns. Having full prescriptive authority, Tim also strives to integrate all available modalities to better help his patients, including the use of genetic testing, modern technologies, conventional medications, non-traditional supplements, and other options that are both evidence-based and patient-centered.

Tim is a self-proclaimed History Channel buff and enjoys playing guitar and spending time outdoors, especially hiking and tending to his garden. One of his favorite quotes is "every man dies; not every man truly lives", and he wants to assist all of his patients in enjoying a wonderful, productive, and blessed life.


Timothy Naumann

Misty Danner is a native of Upstate, South Carolina and currently resides in Travelers Rest. She originally graduated from University of South Carolina Upstate, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in Biology.  Misty then pursued her interest in nursing, graduating with honors, from South University.  While working in the intensive care and medical-surgical units at Prisma Health Upstate: Long term acute care unit, she completed her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Adult-Geriatric care, graduating again with honors from Clemson University. Misty is a Board-Certified Adult-Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and is licensed in South Carolina. She has experience working with many of the geriatric care facilities throughout the Upstate. Misty is passionate for the geriatric community and is devoted to providing the best care to support the cognitive and emotional well-being of the aging population. She believes that “the geriatric population has so much value and wisdom to share and that the greatest gift we can give them is to listen”. Misty is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing and The American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry. Misty and her husband, Chris, are proud parents of one beautiful daughter and 3 adorable dogs. She enjoys hiking, biking and cheering on the Clemson tigers in her free time.


** Treating provider for Assisted Living/Geriatric Communities

Melissa Danner

Our Therapists

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A desire to work with the elderly initially led Stephanie into the field of social work, and she has enjoyed working with individuals from many different walks of life in her career. After receiving her Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina, Stephanie went on to work as a Hospice social worker, a social work educator, and a counselor with individuals entering therapy as a result of court mandates or probation. A Licensed Independent Social Worker, Stephanie has helped clients of all ages address issues with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, substance abuse, personalitiy disorder, bipolar disorder, and others.

During the therapeutic process, Stephanie believes in building on the strengths that clients inherently possess. Additionally, she believes that the most important factor in a successful outcome for clients is a solid relationship and connection between client and counselor.

When she is not working, Stephanie can be found spending time with her family and pets or with her nose in a good mystery novel.


Stephanie Warren


Denise Broadwater is a psychodynamic therapist. Her background began as an MST Therapist working with at-risk youth and their families. She graduated from Columbia International University in 2007 with her Masters in Clinical Counseling degree.  She kept a private practice in Charleston, SC, since 2009, seeing clients from ages 9-80. Now a published author, she has experience working with clients who face anxiety, depression, life transitions, and more. 

Her psychodynamic style is client-driven, working with their goals and at their pace, using a variety of techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Family Systems therapy. She believes that counseling in her office means working with people from varied backgrounds and in different stages of their journey. She wants her office to be a safe, unassuming space where clients can share their stories, process their thoughts, and examine both where they are and where they want to be.


Denise Broadwater

A Licensed Independent Social Worker, Susan comes to iTrust Wellness Group with 20 years of experience in the social work field. She offers support to a variety of clients, including those struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and other mental health concerns. She has experience guiding clients through many different mental health experiences by helping them set healthy boundaries, increase communication skills, gently work through guilt, shame, or loss, as well as build on skills to manage and reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Susan believes in meeting the client where they are as well as building on their innate strengths. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy as well as the harm reduction model of therapy. Susan is passionate about addiction counseling and works with many clients who struggle with substance abuse disorders. She is certified by IC & RC as an International Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

A native of New Hampshire, Susan has traveled and lived in several states, providing her the opportunity to work with clients of diverse backgrounds. When she is not working with clients, Susan enjoys spending time with her pups Sabra and Oakley, as well as her cats Ace and Pyra.


Susan Krug

Support Staff


As the Community Relations and Business Development Coordinator, Ashley plays an integral role in improving the accessibility and acceptance of those seeking mental health care. Ashley has a deep and personal understanding of the iTrust Wellness Group’s mission and uses her voice to normalize the conversation around mental health by cultivating relationships with individuals, families, and businesses. It is important to Ashley that her interactions with clients give them peace of mind. She aids in the coordination of care through billing, marketing, and general oversight of the practice, to ensure that every interaction with her office upholds the mission of iTrust Wellness Group. Through her role, she strives to create solutions and stability for all involved and she appreciates being able to provide someone with a resource that can improve their lives for the better. 



Ashley continues to seek opportunities that increase her compassion and knowledge for mental wellness. She is an active member on the Autism Family Education Fund board to help spread understanding and further conversations surrounding neurological differences.

Community Relations and Business Development

Ashley Krozer


Grace serves as the Patient Care Manager for iTrust Wellness Group. You may hear her voice during the intake process while scheduling initial appointments and assessing how the office can continually provide care for each client. Her core philosophy is to come alongside people in a way that accommodates each person’s well-being, expressing respect, thoughtfulness, and compassion to every individual. Her natural empathy draws her to working with people and creating opportunities for them to feel heard and understood. As an outflow of this, she enjoys being in the company of others and strives to connect with each person, remaining mindful of any ongoing situation. Through her role, she hopes to remain an advocate for mental health by listening to and supporting those pursuing personal wellness.  


During the weekdays, she can often be found in her office, talking with people, assisting in the needs for each client, and probably drinking coffee. Her down time includes hiking, playing with her pets, and creating art in the form of paintings, drawings, and both poetry and prose.

Patient Care Manager

Grace Hardin

Julia has joined our team as a Certified Medical Assistant. She began her career as a Medical Assistant in 2012 in Delaware and in 2014, her and her husband Travis relocated to Greenville. Julia has worked in several specialties: Cardiology, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine and Allergic Disease. Before her career as a Medical Assistant, she was a medical receptionist and an emergency call center associate at a 24 hour emergency animal hospital. Her passion has always lied in caring for people and she has always had an interest in Mental Health, as well as helping others with addiction and other disorders.

Medical Assistant

Julia Eddens

Marie is originally from Charleston, West Virginia.  She received an associate degree in Community Behavioral Health which includes a Youth Development Specialist Rehabilitation Skill Set from Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College.

​Marie has more than seventeen years of experience in the mental health field. Prior to joining the iTrust Wellness Group, Marie worked for a diverse range of organizations. She has been employed in the role of Behavioral Health Technician, Behavioral Health Associate, Patient Care Technician, Respite Provider and as Day Habilitation Support Staff in the areas of detox and substance abuse, med psych, geriatrics and physically disabled.  During this time she always took advantage of every opportunity to learn which includes serving as Chairperson for Paradigm Pioneers, Gerontology Club and D.R.U.M.S.  She also initiated the 1st Recovery Walk and A Night Out With the Homeless.

Marie looks forward to continuing to demonstrate the dedication and compassion she has for those in need of mental health care while learning new skills in and outside of the iTrust office. 

Patient Care Assistant

Marie Mason

Emily assists clients with the check-in/out process to make the iTrust experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. Throughout her working life, Emily has had the opportunity to work in a multitude of different environments to develop and hone in her skill set. Most recently, she has had experience in processing medical claims. Having learned the processing aspect of this, she is intrigued and excited to see the other side of the things and hopes that her insight will bring efficiency to both the billing process and the surrounding team. Her professional and personal background with mental health has fostered a desire to be in a place of service where she is able to help and put her compassion and expertise to use.

Patient Care/ Billing Assistant

Emily Anderson

Nathaniel is excited to serve the iTrust Wellness Group team as their Billing Manager. Although originally from West Virginia, Nathaniel moved down to Greenville to further his education and has lived in the Greenville area ever since. In his previous positions, he has gained diverse experience in the areas of finance, human resources, and office administration. Nathaniel has a passion for people and strives to treat everyone in a kind and respectful manner. He has a love to learn new things and a continual desire to grow both personally and professionally. You also might see him walking around the office with his puppy, Bentley, a toy aussiedoodle.

​When not at work, Nathaniel enjoys both teaching private piano lessons and accompanying several middle school choral groups. His free time is often spent exploring Greenville with his wife, Kate, frequenting local coffee shops and restaurants, and taking his dogs to different dog parks and on long walks. Nathaniel loves to travel and is very much looking forward to post-Covid, international travel.

Billing Manager

Nathaniel West

Ashley (AP) is a recent Psychology graduate of Clemson University and is currently working on becoming a Nurse Practitioner. Although she has an educational background in psychology, she is relatively new to the mental health field workforce and is eager to jump in and learn as much as she can. She strives to provide a strong and trusting foundation for relationships with everyone she comes in contact with and prides herself on leaving a long-lasting, positive first impression. In the office, Ashley works to be a versatile member of the office and to provide help wherever she is needed. She hopes to eventually be on the clinical end of the practice as it continues to flourish and as her own career develops.

When she is not in the office, she is usually elbow-deep in her textbooks. When she does have free time, she enjoys being outside with her two dogs, trying to recreate Pinterest recipes and crafts, or watching way too many Disney movies in a row.

Referral Coordinator

Ashley Patterson (AP)

Dave originally hails from Connecticut where he completed his undergraduate degree and decided that the world is too vast to leave unexplored. Shortly after graduation he embarked on a cross country bike ride for charity and proceeded to pursue his masters degree in Germany, where he studied economics. 

Dave joins the team as an operations manager. His experience in analytics, operations, and technology will help the iTrust team continue to improve the customer experience.

Operations Manager

David Grylka


Kenzie is our office's Employee of the Month - every month. On her workdays, she shows up with an eager smile, a listening ear, and an eye for detail. Though she may not come across very vocal, her dedication to her job speaks volumes, and her calm demeanor makes her approachable, even during stressful meetings. iTrust Wellness Group is proud to have an employee who focuses her attention on making each day the best it can be.

When she is not in the office, Kenzie can often be found taking long walks, being loved by her people, and eating as much food as is given to her.

Therapy Dog & Security




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117 Commons Way

Greenville, SC 29611

Phone: 864.520.2020

Fax: 864.640.4400

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