Who We Are

Theresa Schneider
Theresa SchneiderBASc, RD, MPH

A Kingston-based Registered Dietitian, Theresa Schneider has hiked in the Canadian Rockies and the Himalayas and participated in rowing marathons. She has rowed the Head of the Charles in Boston, Head of the Trent in Peterborough and annually participates in the ‘Run for the Cure’. Schneider is a specialist in personalized medical nutrition therapy and sports nutrition. Her experience has included everything from critical care trauma nutrition to community health projects and work with athletes from nearly every sport.

Registered Dietitian/Sports Nutritionist/Health Services Consultant Theresa Schneider received a Bachelors of Applied Science Degree in Human Nutrition, from the University of Guelph. She completed her internship at Toronto General Hospital. In 1992, she received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Minnesota. and is a member the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada.  She has been a member of the The Canadian Diabetes Association (Diabetes Educator Section) and has been an official service provider for the Coaching Association of Canada and the Canadian Sport Centre Ontario.

Theresa’s nutrition experience includes: team sports nutrition, interim university lecturer, health services consultant and diabetes educator. She has worked with high-performance athletes and provided programming and lectures for business administration programs and sports teams.

Associates

Erin Ostler
Erin OstlerBSc, RD

Erin Ostler graduated from McGill University in 2013 with a BSc in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics and completed the required 1-year internship at hospitals in Montreal, Qc. Since graduation, Erin has had a variety of experiences which include homecare nutrition counselling to patients of all ages (infants to older adults), working at a private clinic in the 1000 Islands region as a Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer, as well as being a clinical Dietitian at the Brockville General Hospital. Erin has continued to increase her knowledge and skills in the areas of intuitive and mindful eating, sports nutrition, digestive health, and disordered eating using an anti-diet, weight inclusive approach. Attaining and maintaining good health requires small but gradual lifestyle changes that should not only be enjoyable, but also realistic and sustainable. There is no single plan or program that works best for everyone. Everyone’s body is different and deserves a personalized counselling approach unique to their needs, beliefs, schedule, and goals. Erin takes a collaborative team approach to find what will work best for the client using evidence-based practice. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada.

Erin Ostler graduated from McGill University in 2013 with a BSc in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics and completed the required 1-year internship at hospitals in Montreal, Qc. Since graduation, Erin has had a variety of experiences which include homecare nutrition counselling to patients of all ages (infants to older adults), working at a private clinic in the 1000 Islands region as a Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer, as well as being a clinical Dietitian at the Brockville General Hospital. Erin has continued to increase her knowledge and skills in the areas of intuitive and mindful eating, sports nutrition, digestive health, and disordered eating using an anti-diet, weight inclusive approach. Attaining and maintaining good health requires small but gradual lifestyle changes that should not only be enjoyable, but also realistic and sustainable. There is no single plan or program that works best for everyone. Everyone’s body is different and deserves a personalized counselling approach unique to their needs, beliefs, schedule, and goals. Erin takes a collaborative team approach to find what will work best for the client using evidence-based practice. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada.

Erin Ostler
Erin OstlerBSc, RD
Nicola Day
Nicola DayBASc, RD, MS

With over 25 years experience as a registered dietitian, Nicola has provided individual and group nutrition counselling in a variety of settings including acute care, community health centres, public health and long term care. She has also developed and delivered nutrition curriculum for community colleges and has authored several consumer nutrition resources and education programs. Each of these opportunities has contributed to her passion for finding innovative approaches to teach and motivate adults to eat in a healthier way. She is keenly interested in facilitation techniques, motivational interviewing, behaviour change theory and mentorship as tools in nutrition education.  As a Health at Every Size® practitioner, Nicola helps people improve their relationship with food through intuitive eating and weight inclusive wellness.   Nicola received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph. She completed her Dietetic Internship at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and earned a Master of Science in Adult and Continuing Education from Kansas State University. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and the Dietitians of Canada.

Office Staff

Mikaela Horton
Mikaela HortonBASc

Mikaela received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph in 2018. She is currently completing the internship portion of a Master of Health Science in Nutrition Communication from Ryerson University. Her internship will include placements at the KFL&A Public Health Unit, Kingston Community Health Centre, and Kingston General Hospital.

As a future dietetic professional, Mikaela wants to form compassionate and meaningful relationships that foster a compassionate and sustainable approach to healthy eating for all. Through completing her placements she hopes to learn more about her personal areas of interest.

Kelsey McIntoshBScH, MPH (Candidate)

Kelsey completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Queen’s University, majoring in Life Sciences in 2018. With a keen interest in understanding all aspects of health, she is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health degree at Queen’s University. Through this academic experience, coupled with an interest in exercise, Kelsey wants to help others find balance in their relationship with health. Kelsey has been part of the Nutrition Assessment Clinic team since 2016 and thoroughly enjoys learning from her colleagues while assisting with organization and administration. In addition, Kelsey is very passionate about yoga and engaging with the community as she completes her practicum placement at the Kingston Community Health Centre, completing a mental health and addiction program evaluation.