Speakers: Melanie Potock


Melanie Potock

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP is a certified pediatric speech language pathologist who specializes in helping children become more adventurous eaters.

Melanie is an international speaker and the co-author of the award-winning Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent’s Handbook : (A Stage-By-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating)] -October, 2015, author of Adventures in Veggieland: Help your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 100 Easy Activities and Recipes (January 2018); the co-author of Baby Self-Feeding: Solid Food Solutions to Create Lifelong, Healthy Eating Habits  (July 2016) and the author of Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids: How to Teach Your Child about the Joy of Food (November 2010).

She is the executive producer of the children’s music CD titled Dancing in the Kitchen: Songs that Celebrate the Joy of Food!

Melanie is a monthly contributor to The American Speech Language Hearing Association’s blog The ASHA Leader.

Mel’s advice has been shared in Parents Magazine, Huffington Post and a variety of other media. Television appearances include CBS Philly, CBS Richmond and Colorado’s Best KWGN.

Melanie’s website www.mymunchbug.com includes an on-line educational course specifically designed for parents of picky eaters and for professionals needing practical advice on how to help families enjoy mealtimes.

Follow My Munch Bug on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Books by Melanie Potock. 

Please Note:
All attendees of Melanie’s Professional course (May 14th and 15th 2018) will get a copy of ‘Raising a Healthy Happy Eater’, and ‘Adventures in Veggieland’.

All attendees of Melanie’s’ Parent’s Talk on May 14th will receive a copy of ‘Adventures in Veggieland’.



Some tools and products Melanie likes.

During the years Melanie has identified numerous tools and products which can have a positive impact on assisting with feeding therapy.

If you think any of them may help your clients you can find the direct links to them here.



CATTS Ireland have invited Melanie to Dublin, Ireland in May 2018.

She is running her 2 day course for Healthcare Professionals ‘Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just About Swallowing’ on May 14-15th.

She will be also giving a 90 minute talk on Food Aversion on the evening of May 14th which is open to Parents and Family members.