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, Associate Therapist at TheraThrive in Lafayette, CA and online

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 AMFT Associate Therapist at TheraThrive in Lafayette, CA and online

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.

Wiley Rogers, AMFT, therapist at TheraThrive online and Lafayette, CA counseling

Wiley Rogers, AMFT

Senior Associate Therapist

Wiley is an authentic therapist who values connection, creativity and humor in his work. He is integrative in his work, to form strong therapeutic relationships and to build the trust and safety needed for change.

Chelsie Crilly, AMFT, Associate Therapist at TheraThrive in Lafayette, CA and online

Lydia Wang Koerner, AMFT

Associate Therapist

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.

Arielle Rabby-Chia, AMFT, a therapist at TheraThrive in Toluca Lake (Burbank, Los Angeles/LA), CA

Arielle Rabby-Chia, APCC, AMFT

Associate Therapist

Arielle Rabby-Chia, APCC, AMFT is an integrative therapist who utilizes evidence-based treatment and creative modalities during therapy. She strives to support children, teens and adults with an individualized plan to help them thrive.

Michael Sacco, AMFT, therapist at TheraThrive in Toluca Lake/Burbank, CA (LA area) and online

Michael Sacco, APCC

Associate Therapist

Michael Sacco is a warm therapist who works collaboratively to help clients, no matter their age, to feel seen, heard, and valued in their therapy work. Michael’s style includes narrative therapy and play therapy modalities.

Photo of Zaphie Robinson, RPG Group Facilitator at TheraThrive, D and D groups, online and in Lafayette, CA.

Zaphie Robinson

RPG Social Group Facilitator

Zaphie Robinson is an experienced RPG and fantasy lore expert, Dungeon Master/Game Master who graduated from UC Berkeley and is also neurodivergent.

This is an image of Dr. Grace Malonai, PhD, LPCC, BC-TMH, Director and Clinical Supervisor at TheraThrive in Lafayette, CA and Burbank, CA (and also online)

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.