Meet Our Team
Our experts are the finest in their field, so that you have access to the best possible support.
Each of our professionals offers a unique style and approach, and we all specialize in helping neurodivergent clients of all ages (children, teens, adults, older adults).
Please scroll down and click on the photos or descriptions below to learn more (see our full bios).
If you would like help in determining which clinician may be an especially good fit for you, just let us know, and we would be happy to assist. TheraThrive is open by appointment only, whether for assessment, a single counseling session or ongoing support. Please complete our appointment request form, call us at 925-954-6229, or email us to ask questions. We are here for you!
Katie Malone, LPCC, LMFT
Assistant Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor
Katie is a kind, interactive and strength-based therapist and team leader who provides psychotherapy services to those seeking to improve themselves and their outlook on life, and is experienced at treating a spectrum of challenges and disorders.
Chelsie Crilly, AMFT
Senior Associate Therapist
Chelsie Crilly, AMFT, is a firm believer that healing occurs through authentic, compassionate, and safe relationships. They work with children, teens and adults, and build connections in a fun, artistic and meaningful manner. Chelsie integrate core principles of trauma-informed care and approach each client as resilient, creative, and strong. Chelsie is committed to recognizing clients’ pain while simultaneously holding hope for their future.
Wendy Rolon, APCC, AMFT
Senior Associate Therapist
Wendy Rolon is warm, caring, smart and thoughtful therapist who takes a strength-based integrative approach. She works with children, teens and adults, and offers tangible skills for the present moment, helping you to honor your unique paths to finding the insights that will carry you forward as you build a peaceful and fulfilling future.
Lydia Wang Koerner, AMFT
Lydia Wang Koerner, AMFT is a neurodiversity-affirming therapist who is devoted to improving the quality of life for neurodivergent individuals and their families. Working together, she will explore with you and embrace all facets of this uniquely human experience of being neuro-atypical, its exceptional gifts, and real-life challenges. Lydia provides therapy in both English and Mandarin Chinese.
Grace Malonai, PhD, LPCC, BC-TMH
Director, Therapist, Clinical Supervisor
Dr. Grace has focused on learning about neurodivergence with the gusto of a highly educated, information-seeking momma bear (that’s a lot of gusto). Over 25 years of this study has allowed her to successfully assist many neurodivergent children, teens, adults, and families.