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.
Annie Ting, OTD, CHT, Office Manager
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.
Danielle Conroe, OTR/L, CHT
Danielle graduated cum laude from Loma Linda University with a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1999. She decided to specialize in the treatment of the upper extremity and became certified as a hand therapist in 2004. Outside of her work being a therapist she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, traveling, hiking, biking, and cooking.
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.
Eizelle Barrientos, OTR/L
Eizelle graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and went on to receive her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Dominican University of California. Eizelle discovered her passion for upper extremity rehabilitation when she started the OT program, and from then she completed two fieldwork placements specializing in hand therapy. Outside of work, Eizelle enjoys being outdoors, cooking, crafting, and spending time with family.
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.