Meet our Staff


Bryan Rabon, MDiv, LPC

Bryan Rabon is a licensed professional counselor with 6 years experience. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University in Psychology with a secondary major in religion and a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has also done post-graduate studies in the areas of Psychology and Counseling through Liberty University. Bryan has worked as a counselor in a local church based counseling center for 3 years, as a consultant with the counseling ministry of the church he attends, and as a Mental Health Professional for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health for almost 4 years. He has experience with cases involving attention deficit issues, oppositional and defiant behavior, men’s issues, family and marital issues, faith-based issues, and Christian counseling. Bryan is married to his wife of over 15 years and has 2 children. He has a passion for working with children and families and seeing the healing that can come through working together to reach solutions.

Justin Koon, Ph.D., LMFT

Dr. Justin Koon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in South Carolina. Prior to joining LMB, Justin attended North Greenville University where he received a B.A. in Christian Studies in 2004. He received a Master of Science degree with a dual focus in Marriage & Family Therapy/Community Counseling from John Brown University in 2007. After that, he attended The Florida State University where he received a doctorate in Marriage & Family Therapy in 2011. During his doctoral work, Justin researched the influence of fathers on children. He also taught several undergraduate courses on family relationships & counseling while at Florida State.

Justin has worked in several settings including an outpatient faith-based therapy clinic, an in-home therapy program, an intensive outpatient substance abuse center for adolescents, and an inpatient psychiatric facility. Justin has experience working with cases involving marital distress, pre-marital therapy, family therapy, faith-based issues, and trauma among others. He received training in trauma-based therapy for children and adolescents through the Medical University of South Carolina. He has been married to his lovely wife for 7 years and has one child. He is an active member of a local Baptist church where he serves as a Deacon and Sunday-School teacher.

Kathryn Grogan, MSW, LISW-CP

Kathryn Grogan is a Licensed Independent Social Worker trained in Clinical practice. Kathryn was raised in Northeast Columbia and has provided a variety of services to children and adolescents in the Midlands area for over 10 years. In addition to her work with LMBCC, Kathryn is a School Based Mental Health Counselor at Nursery Rd and Leaphart Elementary schools with Lexington County Community Mental Health. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and Masters of Social Work from the University of South Carolina. She has provided Early Intervention services to young children with Developmental Delays and their families through Easter Seals. Kathryn also has experience as a Nanny, Preschool teacher, and swim instructor. She addressed behavioral issues and family dynamics each setting. As a Social Worker at the Palmetto Health Medically Fragile Children’s program, Kathryn assisted families dealing with new diagnoses and navigating Medical and behavioral issues. Kathryn specializes in counseling Attention Deficit issues, Anxiety, Trauma, Bereavement, Parenting and Developmental Delays.

Lannie Ott, MA, LPCS

Lannie Ott is originally from Manning, SC where she attended Manning High School. After graduating, she furthered her education at Clemson University and received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. Lannie taught 7th grade in Anderson County before returning to school at Columbia International University. Lannie was awarded a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from CIU in 2004. After graduating from her master's program, Lannie began working in addictions treatment for opiate addicts. In 2005, Lannie began her journey as a school based therapist for Lexington County Community Mental Health Center providing individual, family and group therapy for children at Harbison West and Irmo Elementary Schools. She provides individual and family therapy sessions at LMB for children and adults. Lannie is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with the State of South Carolina.

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Tammy Howard, Front Office

Tammy was born and raised in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School in 1998. She then went to Midlands Tech and got an Associates Degree in Business. Tammy has worked in the medical field for 11 years. Once completion of college she then married her husband. Three years after they were married they had their first child, Emily and then 2 years later they had their son, James. They currently reside in Batesburg-Leesville.