Kay received her Dietetics/Nutrition degree from Minnesota State, Mankato and completed her Dietetic Internship through the University of Minnesota Consortium Internship Program.
After working for at a Regional Treatment Center with a mental health and chemical dependency focus Kay began working in the field of Eating Disorders and Weight Management. She was instrumental in developing the nutrition component at Methodist Hospital’s Eating Disorder Program and has worked in all levels of treatment - inpatient, outpatient, day programming and residential. Kay was the program manager of the Anna Westin House, the first residential treatment center in the state. She currently consults with several college health services and wellness centers along with her private practice.
Throughout her career, Kay has worked with various nutrition and eating disorder groups and continues presenting and teaching. She taught the nutrition component for a weight management program for adolescents, prenatal and parenting classes, family based therapy and personal health and fitness class.
There is always something new to learn and Kay embraces this sentiment fully in her practice. She is passionate about her work in the field and enjoys working with clients of all ages along with their families and support systems.