Kay Toomey

Dr. Kay Toomey is a Pediatric Psychologist who, for almost 30 years, has worked with children who don't eat. 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. She also acts as a consultant to Gerber Products. Dr. Toomey helped to form The Children's Hospital - Denver's Pediatric Oral Feeding Clinic, as well as the Rose Medical Center's Pediatric Feeding Center. Dr. Toomey co-chaired the Pediatric Therapy Services Department at Rose Medical Center prior to entering private practice. Dr. Toomey is currently the President of Toomey & Associates, Inc., as well as the Clinical Director of SOS Feeding Solutions @ STAR (Sensory Therapy and Research Center with Dr. Lucy Jane Miller).


Financial: Kay Toomey receives a honorarium from Education Resources. She is a paid speaker for the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation and  is  a paid consultant for Gerber and Nestle Products.
Non-Financial: Dr. Toomey has a non-financial relationship as Medical Board 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