Dr. Darren Konesheck
Dr. Konesheck “Dr. K” is the clinic director here at Katy Wellness. He graduated from Katy High and was a proud member of the State Championship Football Team and Soccer Team Captain. He attended Texas A&M University and obtained a Bachelor degree in Biomedical Science which helped him to obtain his Doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College. His passion for Chiropractic and sports related injuries pushed him to return to Katy and bring the knowledge to his home town.
On the weekend Dr. Konesheck enjoys spending time with his wife Shannon along with watching his Fighting Texas Aggies. He owns a large lab named Bear who surely keeps his wife and him busy. Family has always been a close part of his life. His older brothers have molded him as has his sister and he attributes his success through their communication. His parents have always insisted not giving up and is why family is so important to him.
Being active and staying mobile has always been something Dr. Konesheck and his family strive for which every patient of Katy Wellness Center can see in each treatment.
“I couldn’t do the things I do without being active and having the best staff ever!” -Dr. K
Melody Atchley is the office liaison at Katy Wellness Center, LLC. She has 20 years of experience in the chiropractic industry. Melody is a native of Sugarland, Texas and has been in Southeast Houston for most of her life. She has had a lifetime of experience in the medical field, with her mother having been a nurse and father having been an EMT. Her parents are now her guardian angels, but she thinks of them when watching her favorite TV shows: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago PD.
When Melody isn’t in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family: her wonderful husband Jim, son Austin, step-daughters Amanda and Kalila, son-in-law Josh, grandchildren Chloe, Paxton, and Jameson, and her boxer Remy. She also enjoys being a youth leader at her church, walking, and reading.
Kelsey is a Washington state native, who moved to Texas in 2013 with her husband and daughter. After spending the majority of her career in Accounting, Kelsey decided to switch her focus to something that meant more to her; health and wellness. Remembering her first massage experience many years prior, she always hoped that someday she would also be able to make a positive difference in people's lives with Massage Therapy.
Kelsey graduated at the top of her class from Houston School of Massage in 2018, having learned many different modalities and gaining more respect for the human body and its ability to heal naturally. Kelsey joined the Katy Wellness, LLC team in early 2019 and has enjoyed helping their patients find relief and relaxation in addition to their chiropractic care. She has a passion for learning and a huge heart for people and looks forward to furthering her skillset in the years to come.
When she's not working, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family, exercising and volunteering at her church.
Soyla Peden is a native Houstonian and has lived in the Katy area since 2006. She is a massage therapist with fourteen years of experience. Eleven of those fourteen years have been spent working in chiropractic offices. Soyla specializes in trigger point therapy, myofascial release, deep tissue massage sports massage and stretching. She is a retired Doula and also uses techniques specific to pregnancy and postpartum massages. Soyla has continued her education by earning the following RockTape certifications: IASTM practitioner certification: combining instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization & movement to improve function & performance, FMT RockPods, FMT Blades, and FMT Basic Taping.
Soyla enjoys spending her free time watching Scooby-Doo with her two daughters and four grandchildren. She enjoys Scooby-Doo so much that her daughters even bought her a Boomerang subscription so she could enjoy her favorite show!