Katie earned her B.A. in Sociology from Fairfield University where she played Division I Field Hockey. She worked for two years at the Pfizer Inc. corporate Fitness Center before returning to school to pursue her career goals of nutrition, wellness and physical activity. She graduated summa cum laude with a Masters Degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut.
Katie completed her dietetic internship at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, CT where her internship provided her with broad field experience in hospital, long term care and outpatient facilities as well as community nutrition, corporate and sports programs. Katie then sat for the national board examination leading to her registered dietitian (R.D.) certification.
Katie is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and is the Sports Dietitian for Providence College athletes in Providence, Rhode Island.
Because of Katie's passion for mindful eating and living, she became a Licensed Am I Hungry?® facilitator. Katie works with individuals to discover why they eat. Is their eating fueled by physical hunger, emotional or "head" hunger or environmental triggers? By reducing eating from emotions and/or environmental influences individuals will be able to reach their optimal health and weight WITHOUT dieting, deprivation or guilt.
Katie’s experience working with children, adolescents and adults spans a wide range of nutritional counseling.She is a regular contributor to the CT Style Show and an experienced presenter to small and large groups with topics such as:
As a registered dietitian, Katie works with individuals to optimize their health and with active individuals to reach their full athletic potential. Please call for more information about Katie's services and packages.
Katie is a columnist for The Lyme, Mystic and Stonington Times as well as a contributor for Active.com and SuperKids Nutrition websites. Read Katie’s articles on healthfully fueling children’s bodies.
Katie is member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Connecticut Dietetic Association, SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists), NE (Nutrition Entrepreneurs Private Practice Specialty Group) and ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine
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