Meet the SNT Dietitians
Leslie, Brigid & Janet
Therapy, LLC (or SNT) is owned by Leslie P. Schilling, MA, RD, CSSD, LDN. Leslie is a master’s level, registered/licensed
dietitian who specializes in disordered eating, sports nutrition, and weight management through the prevention of weight/diet
cycling. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees both from Appalachian State University in Boone,
Leslie has worked with recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes and has worked in many practice
settings including research, acute care and outpatient pediatrics, adult and pediatric nutrition strategies, as well as athletic
training facilities. She has also served as an adjunct instructor in the Graduate Nutrition
Program at the University of Memphis. Leslie has been invited to provide nutrition programs and presentations to teams
and professionals across the nation. She also reviews and writes for local media, professional and consumer
Leslie is a member of Sport, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Behavioral Health Nutrition (BHN), and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, Sport Dietetics-USA, the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT), The Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Assocation (CPSDA), the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH), the Health at Every Size Community and, in 2011 was accepted into The National Speaker's Association.
She is currently the ONLY Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) in Memphis. A CSSD "is a registered dietitian who has earned the premier professional sports nutrition credential
in the U.S. CSSDs provide safe, effective, evidence-based nutrition services for health, fitness, and athletic performance."
Leslie also holds a Certificate of Training in Childhood
and Adolescent Weight Management and is a Certified
Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She was the 2006-2007 President of the Memphis District Dietetic Association
and was named the 2006 Memphis and Tennessee Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. In
March of 2009, she was elected to serve on the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetic's House of Delegates as a Professional
Issues Delegate for dietitians working in the field of Behavioral Health Nutrition.
Meet Brigid Kay, RD, LDNBrigid is a registered/licensed dietitian who specializes in nutrition
for the entire family. Her interests include family nutrition strategies, disordered eating, and the prevention of weight/diet
cycling. Brigid received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the University of Mississippi in Oxford,
Mississippi and completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. While working at LeBonheur Children’s Medical
Center, she provided nutrition education, assessment and consultation for pediatric patients undergoing treatment at various
levels of care including burn patients, surgery patients and tube feeding patients. Her time at LeBonheur
also allowed her to worked closely with the adolescent eating disorder treatment team. Brigid has a love for fitness
and has been a fitness instructor at a local YMCA for over eight years. She is a certified group
fitness instructor/ personal trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and is a member of the
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Please contact Brigid at firstname.lastname@example.org or (901) 626-9000 for an appointment.
Meet Janet Zimmerman, RD, LDN
Janet is a registered dietitian who specializes in weight
management, disordered eating, and medical nutrition therapy for people with Celiac Disease/gluten intolerance.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics at the University of Memphis and completed her Dietetic Internship
at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. During her Dietetic Internship, Janet received special training in
counseling people with eating disorders (in PHP, IOP, and out-patient settings), Celiac Disease, and Diabetes. As a
registered dietitian, Janet completed advanced training at Green Mountain at Fox Run, a residential weight management
program that helps women change their relationship with food in order to support a healthy lifestyle.
a member of Practice Groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics including: Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition
(SCAN), Behavioral Health Nutrition (BHN), Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE), and Medical Nutrition Practice Group (MNPG).
She is also a member (and former intern) of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), where she helped establish the first
annual National Weight Stigma Awareness Week. Janet has a passion for meeting people where they are, helping them break
free of the weight/diet cycle, and coming up with practical, enjoyable ways to make health a reality. She believes that
no one should diet; health and weight management are byproducts of respecting our bodies, building a healthy relationship
with food, and learning to feed our (unique) bodies well! Please contact Janet@schillingnutrition.com or 901-857-0502 to make an appointment with Janet.