About Us

We are committed to helping you become the best therapist you can be. We know how much you want to advance your career.

Why Choose Us?


You aren’t going to find a better program out there. Our team has worked tirelessly to ensure you get the essential materials delivered in the most effective way.


We are committed to helping you become the best therapist you can be. We know how much you want to advance your career. We care about your success.


We love what we do. We love helping therapists like you strengthen their clinical skills and succeed with confidence.

Meet the Staff

Amanda Rowan, LCSW

Founder and CEO
Amanda Rowan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder and CEO of the Therapist Development Center. Since 2008, Amanda and her team have helped 55,000+ therapists nation-wide pass their state licensing exams with confidence. Many report "learning more than they did in graduate school."   Amanda graduated with honors from Dartmouth College where she majored in neuroscience and completed her senior thesis on the neuroscience of the learning process. She earned her Masters in Social Welfare at UCLA.   The daughter of a high school biology and chemistry teacher, Amanda was... Read More

Robin Gluck, MFT

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder
Robin Gluck is Licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist in California. She has a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, a master’s degree in public policy from American University, and a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling from San Francisco State University.    Robin used TDC to pass her licensing exams successfully. She found TDC programs helped her to learn all of the material, overcome the anxiety that she initially felt while preparing for her licensing exams, and, most importantly, become a better therapist. Robin joined TDC in... Read More

Michelle Seely, MFT

VP of Professional Development/Co-Chair of Faculty
Michelle Seely (LMFT) is a licensed therapist with a private practice in Los Angeles. She is an experienced teacher of gestalt and meditation and has trained and supervised licensed therapists and associates in the US and internationally. She has served on the core faculty at the Pacific Gestalt Institute for over a decade. She is a contributing author to the academic anthology, The Relational Heart of Gestalt Therapy (Routledge 2022).  She was trained to teach Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) by the program’s developers, Kristin Neff, and Chris Germer, and has taught privately and with InsightLA... Read More

Asya Mourraille, MFT

Vice President of MFT Programs & Co-Founder
Asya Mourraille is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in psychology. She earned her Master’s degree in counseling at San Francisco State University. Currently maintaining a private practice via telehealth working with clients from California and Colorado. Asya provides psychotherapy to individuals, families, and couples. Her therapeutic style integrates elements of Hakomi, mindfulness and attachment-based practices, gestalt interventions, and relational psychodynamic psychotherapy. Here... Read More

Heidi Schriefer, LCSW

Vice President of Social Work Programs & Co-Founder
Heidi Schriefer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in St. Louis, Missouri. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago, a Master of Education degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis, and a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Heidi is a skilled educator and clinician with experience in therapy, teaching, training, supervision, communications, and coaching. Heidi passed her LMSW and LCSW exams on the first try in 2014 and 2016 using TDC's LMSW and LCSW exam prep programs. She is a true believer in the TDC... Read More

Emily Pellegrino, LCSW

LCSW Exam Coach
Emily Pellegrino is an Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Francisco. She received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from DePaul University and completed her Master’s in Social Work at Loyola University in Chicago. Emily passed her LMSW exam on the first try in September of 2012 by using the TDC's LMSW exam prep. She found the TDC approach unique in that it teaches people to understand the exam material from a social worker's perspective in an easy to learn manner. Professionally, Emily has held a wide variety of clinical roles including working with adults with disabilities to help... Read More

Yirley Corea, LCSW

LCSW Exam Coach
Yirley Corea is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Los Angeles, CA and for the state of Texas. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge, her MSW from California State University, Long Beach, and her Master of Education degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Yirley passed both her California Licensing exam in 2013 and the ASWB National Exam in 2016 on the first try using TDC’s LCSW exam prep which taught her exceptional test-taking strategies. Now as one of TDC’s LCSW coaches, she looks forward to helping other... Read More

Shelby Fontaine, LCSW

LMSW Coach
Shelby Fontaine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in East Providence, Rhode Island. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from UMass Dartmouth in 2019 and her Master’s in Social Work from Simmons University in Boston in 2021. Shelby passed her LMSW exam on the first try in October 2021 using TDC’s LMSW exam prep. She found TDC’s program to be well suited to help her succeed with its comprehensive content and guided support from coaches. Professionally, Shelby is licensed in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. While in grad school, she gained clinical... Read More

Sharon Greene, LCSW

Social Work Consultant
Sharon Greene, LCSW received her Masters in Social Welfare from UCLA in 2000. She immediately started working in the mental health field providing mental health services. She has coordinated school mental health programs and currently is the social work training director at Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center, a nonprofit Department of Mental Health contracted center that provides mental health services including therapy, psychiatric treatment, and psychological testing to disenfranchised youth and their families from diverse backgrounds. She is part of the executive... Read More

Maria Denardo

Exam Coach
Maria Denardo is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles, California. Maria passed her MFT law and ethics exam and MFT clinical exam on the first attempt using TDC’s exam prep. She found TDC to be the most thorough and efficient test prep program on the market, delivering both didactic knowledge and testing strategy. Professionally, Maria provides keynotes, clinical workshops, and comprehensive training programs to clinicians on healing sexual trauma through a holistic, strength-based approach. Her therapeutic style is rooted in social justice, and integrates creativity... Read More

Lynda Atri

Director of Customer Support
Lynda Atri is TDC’s Director of Customer Support with a proven track record of providing exceptional service and support to customers across various industries. With over 15 years of experience in customer service, she has developed a deep understanding of customer needs and has implemented successful strategies to improve customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty. Lynda joined TDC as Director of Customer Support in 2021 and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of customer service operations, including hiring and training staff, developing customer service policies and procedures... Read More

Our Values - Cultivating Wisdom


Sympathetic consciousness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it


True to one's own personality, spirit, or character; not false or fake


Unswerving in allegiance to the team and to our customers


Reasoning power; astuteness of perception or judgment; the ability to relate seemingly disparate things so as to illuminate or amuse


Work harder AND smarter than the other team