Clinical Services

Dr. Palmer is not currently taking new patients or consultations. However, he is working to develop multi-disciplinary treatment services consistent with the treatment programs outlined in Brain Energy. If you would like to be added to the waiting list and receive updates about these services as they develop, please add your name and email to the waitlist.


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Metabolic Mind

Metabolic Mind is a non-profit initiative of Baszucki Group working to transform the study and treatment of mental disorders by exploring the connection between metabolism and brain health. It leverages the science of metabolic psychiatry and personal stories to offer education, community, and hope to people struggling with mental health challenges and those who care for them.

Ketogenic Dietitians

These referrals are being provided as a service to the community.  I am not endorsing or certifying competence and have no financial relationship with any of them. They have expressed interest in helping  psychiatric patients as part of a team approach.

Therapeutic Ketogenic Dietitians (TKD)

These Registered Dietitians are experienced with the Medical Ketogenic Diet for epilepsy and are willing to work with your mental health treatment team.

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Denise Potter

Keto Dietitian. RDN, CSP, CDCES

Advanced Ketogenic Therapies (AKT)

AKT has a full staff of experienced ketogenic dietitians that are skilled in working with ketogenic therapies for all appropriate conditions.

Denise has been a Registered Dietitian (RD) for 32 years. She administered the Ketogenic Diet to children with epilepsy and other conditions at the University of Michigan CS Mott Children’s Hospital for 11 years and now runs her own Private Practice for Ketogenic Diet Therapy.

She is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) and a Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP). Denise received her BS in Dietetics from Michigan State University and completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Candy Richardson

Keto Dietitian. RDN, LDN, CNSC

Richardson Keto Consulting

Candy’s history as a Registered Dietitian includes 6 years of clinical experience at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 7 years of experience working with clinical research studies, and 15 years of clinical work within the Duke Health System.  In collaboration with Duke pediatric epileptologists, Candy helped establish The Ketogenic Therapy Center at Duke University Hospital in 2010.  And in 2019, she established the Duke University Health System Ketogenic Therapy Practice Council. Candy also works within a network of private practice, ketogenic specialists established through the Charlie Foundation.  And, she serves as a volunteer Registered Dietitian with the Samaritan Health Center, which provides medical care to under served residents of Durham, North Carolina.


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Heidi Pfeifer

Keto Dietitian. RD, LDN

Keto Nutrition Therapy

Heidi has worked with patients using ketogenic medical nutrition therapy for over the past 25 years.   She worked at Boston Children’s hospital before helping to start the ketogenic diet program at Massachusetts General Hospital where she has worked for the past 20 years as a clinical nutrition specialist.  She is passionate about her work because of the positive impact that it has on the clients she treats.

Over the years she has authored multiple book chapters and co-authored peer reviewed research publications in the ketogenic diet field, as well as given lectures nationally and internationally.  In 2015, she was the inaugural recipient of the Millicent Kelly award for excellence and compassion in administering ketogenic therapies.

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