Nutrition Works Nutrition Counseling Services


About Kathleen

Kathleen Putnam, MS RD

KathleenKathleen has spent fifteen plus enjoyable years as a dietitian and lifestyle coach. She co-founded NutritionWorks Consulting over ten years ago and loves working with people to improve their health, reduce stress, and to live the highest quality of life possible. Kathleen feels particularly passionate about supporting individuals, parents and families in making healthy life choices. One diet does not suit all and Kathleen enjoys partnering with her clients to improve their relationship with food, their body and ability to live the fullest life while reaching for their goals. Kathleen enjoys working to bring the best methods and information to her clients at NutritionWorks.

As a nutrition expert and parent coach, Kathleen currently consults with organizations to support program development, including Regence BlueShield. She has extensive experience in coaching, educating, and presenting the latest material to reach a wide range of clientele including parents, children, bariatric patients, eating disorders, diabetics and persons with cardiovascular conditions. Kathleen has incorporated counseling, public speaking, education and medical nutrition therapy into her practice. She worked extensively with Swedish Medical Center in the Dean Ornish, Cardiac Rehab and wellness programs. She is certified as a parent coach, EBT (Emotional Brain Training) provider, and Shapedown provider for pediatric obesity. Kathleen has contributed to professional writings, hosted message boards for WebMD and EBT, and a talk show on VoiceAmerica. Kathleen spends her down time with her hubby Mike and daughter Hope traveling as much as possible and when not...biking the trail, swimming, reading books and trying to grow a garden.

My Philosophy

My goal is to enhance the quality of your life. I believe nutrition changes need to be individualized to suit your personal objectives and needs.

Kathleen is a Certified Solutions Method Provider for Emotional Brain Training in treating overeating, stress/emotional eating, and lifestyle management.
To learn more click here (Word doc)

Kathleen is a Licensed Shapedown Provider for weight management in children and adolescents; to learn more visit

Kathleen is a Certified Parent Coach, Seattle Pacific University and Parent Coaching Institute.

Kathleen is certified as an Intuitive Eating Expert counseling clients to improve their relationship with food, mind and bodies; to learn more visit    

If you are a member of Regence Insurance, join the conversation with Kathleen at "Ask the Nutritionist" board for members at Also look for her nutrition articles and blogging.

Kathleen specializes in:

  • Lifestyle coaching
  • Weight management for adults and children
  • Eating disorders
  • Cardiovascular health & lipid management
  • Diabetes & blood glucose management
  • Vegetarianism
  • Digestive disorders
  • Food allergies & intolerances
  • Women's health including menopause and osteoporosis
  • Maternal and infant nutrition
  • Hypertension
  • Supplementation
  • Arthritis and other inflammatory & autoimmune disorders
  • Migraines

Home | About Me | Press Room


© Copyright NutritionWorks