Ketogenic Diets for Mental Health

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Ketogenic Diets for Mental Health
Rating (average)
Continuing Medical Education hours


Accepting new patients?
Yes, patients/clients
Roles - Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Treatment Team
Healthcare Provider (Tailors treatment to individual needs), MNT informed Clinician (Collaborates on nutrition guidance), Prescriber (Manages medication adjustments), Metabolic Health Coach (Facilitates dietary & lifestyle changes)
Do you treat patients with mental health issues?
Yes, I'm a mental health professional., Yes, I'm a prescriber comfortable adjusting psychiatric medications.
Medical conditions:
General metabolic health, Alzheimer’s Disease, Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia, Mental Health: Binge Eating, Addiction, Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health: Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Mental Health: Anorexia Nervosa, Mental Health: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Mental Health: Stress Management, Neurology: ADHD, Autism, Obesity / Metabolic Syndrome / Insulin Resistance
Medical Nutrition Therapies
Elimination diets (e.g. carnivore), Ketogenic Diet Therapies (KDT) e.g. epilepsy, Paleolithic, Real food, less sugar, or less ultra-processed food, Time restricted eating & therapeutic fasting, Therapeutic Carbohydrate Reduction (TCR), Therapeutic nutrition, evidence-based
Metabolic Interventions (in addition to nutrition)
Sleep, Movement, exercise, nature, Managing stress, Reducing harmful substances
Metabolic Health - generalist, Nutrition, Psychiatry / Psychotherapy
Other specializations
Nutritional psychiatry. Metabolic psychiatry.
Virtual or In-person?

Ketogenic diets have the potential to revolutionize psychiatric care, however their use can pose unique challenges in the context of mental health conditions such as eating disorders, bipolar mood conditions, and food addiction, and when combined with psychiatric medications. Board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Georgia Ede created this CME clinician training course to prepare clinicians to anticipate and safely manage these unique challenges.

  • Clinician Directory - Practitioners trained in Ketogenic Diets for Mental Health
  • Live, virtual, classes limited to 6 clinicians per series ensure a quality group experience
  • Scientific underpinnings, clinical evaluation, risk assessment, patient engagement, dietary options, implementation, troubleshooting, case studies, and much more
  • Psychiatric medication management in the context of low-carbohydrate diets for prescribers and non-prescribers
  • 100+ pages of fully referenced clinical materials to support your practice, including patient handouts
  • Opportunities to network with like-minded clinicians and learn how to grow your practice

This program welcomes adult-focused clinicians from all disciplines including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, primary care physicians, psychologists, nutrition therapists, social workers, and health coaches.


Cecile Seth | March 28, 2024
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