Melanie Johnke, OTR/L, CHT, Founder
Founder of GGHT in 2005, Melanie received her undergraduate degree from the University of San Francisco and a Master’s in OT from Samuel Merritt University in 1999, suma cum laude. She has specialized in upper extremity treatment for 17 years and received her CHT in 2005. Prior to founding GGHT she worked at CPMC. Outside of hand therapy, Melanie enjoys traveling, ballet and spending time with her family.
Mary Naughton, OTR/L, CHT
Mary received her BA in sociology from Seattle University and went on to complete her master’s in Occupational Therapy from Samuel Merritt University. Following a placement in hand therapy for a school internship, she became dedicated to specializing her career in the treatment of the upper extremity. Outside of work, Mary enjoys swimming, traveling, exploring San Francisco and spending time with family and friends.
Annie Ting, OTD
Annie graduated cum laude from University of Southern California (USC) with a double major in Violin Performance and Psychology. She then went on to complete her master’s and clinical doctorate in Occupational Therapy from USC. Annie’s passion for upper extremity rehabilitation began as a college student volunteering at hand clinics in Los Angeles, and she has been focused in this specialty ever since. Given her background in music, she is certified as an allied health specialist through Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA), and loves working with performing artists. Prior to GGHT, Annie completed her doctoral residency at Artistic Advantage in Burbank, California. In her free time, Annie enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, hiking, and exploring new restaurants.
Megan Chen, OTR/L, CHT
Megan graduated from the University of California Berkeley with her Bachelor’s in Psychology. She then went on to receive her Master’s degree from the University of Southern California. Megan began her career in Occupational Therapy working in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. After being exposed to the world of hand therapy, she began actively pursuing a career in the treatment of upper extremities. Outside of therapy, she enjoys baking, running, traveling, and musicals.
Crystal Wong, MOT, OTR
Crystal received her B.S. in Kinesiology from San Francisco State University and went on to complete her master’s in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University. Crystal’s passion for upper extremity rehabilitation began as a college student volunteering at hand clinics in the Bay Area and she has been focused in this specialty ever since. As a Bay Area native, Crystal enjoys traveling, baking, exploring San Francisco and spending time with family and friends. Crystal speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.
Erin Brookner, OTR/L
Erin graduated cum laude with her BS in Special Education from Florida International University in Miami, FL and during this time she discovered her interest for Occupational Therapy. She then went on to complete her masters in Occupational Therapy from FIU as well. While in the program, Erin discovered her love for hand therapy and has eagerly pursued this field since her first internship. Erin also studied sculpture and fine arts in high school and brings this creative touch to her skills as a splint maker and an OT. Outside of work, Erin enjoys hiking, cooking, and exploring the Bay Area.
Grace Garcia, Office Manager
Grace received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing in the Philippines. Originally from the US, she moved back to explore her career paths. Previously an Epidural and Scheduling coordinator for SFMMG, she found herself later transitioning to GGHT. Devoted to prompt scheduling and excellent communication, it has been a pleasure being a part of the GGHT team. Outside of work, you can catch her exploring the area and traversing the city for new sites to see.
Brutus Henri, Resident Therapy Dog
Woof woof. I’m the office mascot, and I’ll put a smile on your face. Treats and pets are always appreciated.