Kim Collins, MS, RDN, CDCES, CEDRD-S

Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist, Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian & Supervisor

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Kim is a registered dietitian and Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian and Supervisor in the Western Greater Phoenix Area providing services as an RD and Diabetes Educator for over 15 years to a variety of clientele.  She started working with clients with eating disorders at an out-patient level and quickly knew this area of nutrition was her passion, helping those with disordered or dangerous eating and nutrition habits. 

Kim has worked with adolescents and adults at Rosewood and The Meadows Ranch for the last 10 years assisting them on their individual paths to recovery. While she loves working with all types of eating disorders, Kim really enjoys working with those with Binge Eating Disorder.  Her background as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist provides extra knowledge for on occurring medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or renal dysfunction. With these skillsets, Kim has also worked with a renal and endocrine specialist, providing nutrition and diabetes education and control techniques to assist that population manage their medical disorders. 

Kim’s direct and supportive approach to her clients stems primarily from three components: healthy at every size, everything in moderation, and healthy and intuitive exercise. By staying on the leading edge of ED treatments and therapies, Kim possesses a vast “toolkit” to help you with your needs. Combined with her minor degrees in kinesiology and counseling, Kim can help you develop a plan centered on your needs in order to teach the skills necessary to control and manage your medical needs.

Initial Assessment: $195 | 50 Min Follow Up: $150* | 30 Min Follow Up: $80*


*10% off when you get a package of 6 sessions

Get To Know Kim

What advice would you give to your teenage self?


Live in the moment and have fun!




What’s the best advice you were ever given and who was it from?


You are the only one that can make changes in your life. From a friend many years ago.




When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


As a teenager I decided I wanted to be a Dietitian and here I am! Before that I remember wanting to do something in the medical field.




What was your first job?


My first was being pharmacy technician. I worked as one for over 10 years and am still certified!




What energizes you outside of work?


My toddler twins and husband! There is nothing better than spending time with them! I also love taking my dog for walks, hiking and spending time outside. Indoors, I love to read, attempt crafting and watching movies.




What excites you about being a Dietitian?


Seeing clients learn, grow and reach their goals.




What is the one thing you are the most grateful for in your entire life?


My family! Life isn't meant to be lived at work. Spend all the time you can with your loved ones and soak in every moment and memory.




Why do you love what you do?


I love seeing people become free of constant food thoughts, able to trust themselves and their body and do things they like to do again.




What are 3 things you wish clients knew before starting treatment?


Food should be a small portion of your thoughts or day, not the majority of it. Bumps in the road are normal and expected, the key is to keep moving forward. The road to recovery is hard and uncomfortable but absolutely possible!




What are 3 things you wish adolescent parents/partners knew before their loved one starts treatment?


As hard as it is, be mom/ dad/ friend/ partner, not the "food police". Your loved ones recovery will be hard on you too. Be aware of your own words and the messages you give about food, weight and body image- someone is always listening and learning from you.




What led you to this career?


We get so many different messages about food and what we should eat, I wanted to truly learn about food and its impact on our bodies. From there I became interested in how the messages and food affect us mentally and in our daily lives.




You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why?


I would be a multi colored crayon of green, blue and orange. I'd also smell like a crisp, cool fall day instead of like a usual crayon.




If you weren't a dietitian what would you be?


A hospital pharmacist. I worked as a pharmacy tech in a hospital for a while and loved the detail and complexity of it.





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