Kay Toomey

Dr. Kay A. Toomey is a Pediatric Psychologist who has worked with children who don’t eat for almost 30 years.  She has developed the SOS Approach to Feeding as a family centered program for assessing and treating children with feeding problems.  Dr. Toomey speaks nationally and internationally about her approach.  Dr. Toomey acted as the Clinical Director for Toomey & Associates, Inc.’s Feeding Clinic for six years and SOS Feeding Solutions at STAR Institute for eight years. Dr. Toomey is currently the President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., and acts as a Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute. 


Financial: receives a speaking fee from Education Resources for this course. She is a paid speaker for the Star Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder and is a paid Consultant for Nestle Infant Nutrition (Gerber division). Non-Financial:  She is an unpaid Medical Professional Council Member for Feeding Matters, (formerly P.O.P.S.I.C.L.E.)

Kay's Courses:

Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders: The SOS Approach to Feeding- Day 1-3

When Children Won't Eat: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders. Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding

What others are saying:

"Finally! A systematic approach to treating children with feeding issues." -Kristen Inman OTR

"These ladies are experts in their field. They provide research, statistics and most importantly practical application with their own real world experience." -Kara Clark, SLP

"I truly am empowered by this approach. I can not wait to get back and use what I have learned with families that I work with." -Lauren Marcoccio, SLP

"The SOS course is something I'd 100% recommend to all professionals involved with FeedingTherapy. I feel ready to go back to work and complement all ofthe strategies I've learned, with confidence. This course has been the most informative and enjoyablecourse I've attended." -Amber McCollister, SLP

"Having attended numerous courses during my career, this is by far the most comprehensive systematic approach to feeding that I have encountered. I've been given specific techniques that can be initiated tomorrow." -Eileen McFarland OT