About Mealtime Building Blocks
What we do:
We support parents to create stress-free and enjoyable family mealtimes.
We support kids to feel confident in exploring new foods.
Dr Kyla Smith is a Paediatric Dietitian based in Perth, Western Australia.
Kyla has over 10 years experience working with children and parents who are finding mealtimes challenging.
Kyla is passionate about helping parents and children to experience positive mealtimes, without stress and worry.
Kyla is trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory- SOS approach to feeding. For more information about the SOS approach to feeding see here. She has also completed training in the Ellen Satter 'Division of Responsibility' method. For more information about the Ellyn Satter approach to feeding click here.
Recently, Kyla has completed her PhD in childhood obesity. She has delivered numerous programs for parents in Perth wanting to improve their child's health and happiness. She has also developed interventions in childhood weight management.
Kyla is the founder and director of Mealtime Building Blocks but is also linked with a number of paediatric speech pathologists, occupational therapists and social workers. This means she can refer you to other services in Perth if required, or work with other health professionals to help you and and your family.
Dr Kyla Smith
PostGrad Dip (Diet)
Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
Accredited Nutritionist (AN)
Lauren Pike is an Occupational Therapist based in Perth, Western Australia.
Lauren has over 8 years experience working with children and parents to help kids to participate fully in daily living and activities.
Lauren is passionate about helping parents and children to enjoy food and mealtimes, and teaching the skills needed for successful feeding.
Lauren has also completed training in the Ellen Satter 'Division of Responsibility' method. For more information about the Ellyn Satter approach to feeding click here.
BSc (OT) (Hons)