Meet Our Team

Emma Falconer, Registered Dietitian and Owner

contact: emma@beaconhillnutrition.com

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Emma Falconer MA, RD, LDN is a Boston based Dietitian who founded Beacon Hill Nutrition in 2017. She offers nutrition and wellness counseling to individuals and families seeking an optimal, balanced relationship with food. Emma specializes in nutritional counseling for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED), and Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). 

Emma graduated with outstanding distinction from the University of Oklahoma with a Master’s Degree in Dietetics and completed her Dietetic Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a 650-bed Harvard teaching hospital in Boston, MA.

Upon completing 1200 hours of residency at Beth Israel, Emma spent 2 years at Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, working in collaboration with psychotherapists and medical staff for the management of patients with eating disorders at the Residential and Partial Hospitalization level of care. In 2017, she joined Monte Nido Eating Disorder Center of Boston where she currently works with clients in addition to her private practice at the partial and intensive outpatient level.

Lauren Gursha, Registered Dietitian

contact: lauren@beaconhillnutrition.com

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Lauren Gursha RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian with experience in behavioral and mental health. Her specialties include Eating Disorders and Weight Management.

Lauren graduated with honor from the College of Charleston in 2015 and received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health. Soon after, she dedicated her career to the field of nutrition. She obtained the certificate in the Didactic Program in Dietetics from Simmons University in 2017. Furthermore, she completed her dietetic residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and experienced rotations throughout various settings including: inpatient, ICU, cardiac rehab, diabetes, bariatrics, dialysis, sports nutrition, prenatal and pediatric endocrinology.

Her previous position at Cambridge Eating Disorder Center allowed her to find her niche in behavioral nutrition. Currently, she works at Eliot Community Human Services and helps adults faced with mental health disabilities. She loves conducting meal planning sessions and grocery store tours while empowering clients to make nutritious choices and maintain a budget.

Outside of the office, Lauren likes to volunteer with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You may also find her in her boxing gloves or jogging along the esplanade.