Kate Hope, MS, CNS 

Kate Hope is a Board Certified Nutrition Specialist with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition. She is a licensed teacher in the Biological Sciences and has been a science educator for two decades. Kate is the Science Coordinator for the Brookdale College Math, Science, Technology and Literacy Consortium for Professional Development, in Lincroft, New Jersey, and she also serves as an adjunct faculty member in their nutrition department. Currently, she is completing advanced certification as a functional medicine practitioner through the Functional Medicine University.


Kate develops nutrition and lifestyle plans for her clients based on their unique bio-individuality, including allergies, food sensitivities or metabolic needs.  Kate works with gluten-free, casein free, dairy-free, Feingold, FODMAP, low oxalate, Paleo, SCD, GAPS, and elimination diets to name a few.

Kate closely coaches her clients to help them stay on their path to wellness. Her objective is to assist them in reaching their personal goals for health and fitness. Counseling both children and adults, she develops meal plans, shopping lists and recipes tailored to each of her clients’ needs, and provides tips and tricks to make shopping, cooking and dining out manageable for today’s busy families.

Kate has experience working with children and adults with ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disorders, Celiac Disease, Cholesterol balance, Chronic Fatigue, Colitis, Crohn’s, Depression, Diabetes, Digestive Issues, Gluten Sensitivity, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies and Sensitivities, High Blood Pressure, Hormone/Thyroid Balance,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Migraines, Pain, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Skin Problems, Lyme’s Disease, Sports and Weight Management.

Kate is a workshop presenter, science writer, and nutrition blogger, and she has co-authored a textbook chapter entitled, “Circadian Rhythm: Light-Dark Cycles”, for the medical textbook, Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles and Practices, published by Springer, 2018. Valuing the importance of community involvement, Kate co-chairs a not-for-profit Lyme support group in Freehold, NJ.

Professional Associations

Certificate in Ayurveda Therapies

Certified GAPS Practitioner

National Science Teachers Association

American College of Nutrition

American Nutrition Association



Office Hours

Monday 11am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 7pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 2pm

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Children’s Wellness & Developmental Center
2006 State Highway 71 Suite 4
Spring Lake Hts, NJ 07762 Monmouth County
T: 732.919.1335
F: 732-782-0353

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