Kate Merkle, MPH, RD, LDN, CDWF
Dietitian/Nutritionist & Certified Daring Way Facilitator™

I believe recovery from disordered eating is possible. For over 15 years I have been helping people heal their relationship with food. I take a holistic approach when working together to get you unhooked from disordered eating patterns & negative body image concerns. Together we will define your destination and cultivate the skills and perspectives to get you progressing on your path in the direction of true recovery. 

 

Areas of expertise

  • Eating disorders and disordered eating recovery

  • Non-diet approach, HAES® Principles, & Intuitive Eating Principles

  • Consultation & supervision for nutritionists, dietitians, and nutrition students

  • Community nutrition & public health

  • LGBTQ+ welcoming & affirming care

  • Bariatric nutrition

  • Lifespan & geriatric nutrition

  • Experienced facilitator of nutrition support groups

 

Specialized Training 

Education 

  • Masters of Social Work, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois Anticipated 2019

  • Masters of Public Health, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois

  • Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Food Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado