about the eat with knowledge team
we are here to support you to feel fabulous about food
Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDN, CEDRD-S is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a mission to help as many people as possible heal their relationship with food.
She is the owner of Eat With Knowledge, a group private practice in Nyack, NY. She leads a team of dietitians who are passionate about eating disorder recovery, Intuitive Eating, body positivity, and a Health at Every Size® approach to well-being.
Our mission at Eat With Knowledge is to empower our clients to feel fabulous about food. We support every client with knowledge and education, but also inspiration and encouragement.
As a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian, Jennifer combines her expertise in medical nutrition therapy, psychology, and physiology to help clients understand their eating behaviors, and gain the insight needed to make positive changes for their health. She’s an expert in the field of eating disorders and also supervises other Registered Dietitians as an iaedp-approved supervisor.
Jennifer is also the CEO of Pursuing Private Practice, a business created to empower dietitians in building and growing a private practice and beyond. She created the Dietitian Business School membership for dietitians to combine business education and nutrition counseling skills, as well as to get support and accountability in building a business. Over 100 dietitians have joined Dietitian Business School, impacting thousands of clients!
"My life’s work is dedicated to helping as many people as possible feel fabulous about food, both directly in my client work and indirectly in the work I do with dietitians."
Elyssa Toomey, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) is the Nutrition Director for Pursuing Private Practice and Eat With Knowledge. She provides ongoing clinical supervision to the dietitians in Pursuing Private Practice’s Dietitian Business School program. She also helps to lead Eat With Knowledge by providing supervision and case consultation. Elyssa has recently submitted her application to IAEDP as a CEDRD-S candidate.
Elyssa’s work has been featured at conferences and on podcasts. She has spoken on the topics of Binge Eating Disorder, Emotional Eating, Intuitive Eating, and using somatic work with clients.
Elyssa has spent her career creating change for individuals, families, and communities. Elyssa is committed to dismantling diet culture and believes helping people heal their relationship with food and body is her calling.
Elyssa combines medical nutrition therapy with advanced training in eating disorders, intuitive eating, yoga, mindfulness, and functional medicine. She believes in an integrative approach, blending evidenced based science with Eastern philosophies and embodiment practices to help her clients recover and live full, meaningful lives.
Elyssa supports her clients in finding their unique work-life-family-self balance. Elyssa is a passionate foodie and yogini who believes that living a life that nourishes you at every level is the answer to authentic health, happiness, and success.
Laura Rolfe, MS, RDN, CDN, is passionate about combining psychology and nutrition to help clients reach nutrition goals and live their best life. Laura strives to support clients and their families as they navigate difficult relationships with food and body image. Laura believes in compassionate care and that everyone has the right to find peace with food and appreciation for their body, regardless of shape and size.
She received her BA in The Biological Foundations of Behavior at Franklin and Marshall College and a Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University. Laura completed her Dietetic Internship at New York-Presbyterian, which is where she started her career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. As part of an interdisciplinary treatment team, she loved advocating for and working with her clients in a client-centered model of care. Laura is excited to join Eat With Knowledge in a dietitian role that highlights her passion for medical nutrition therapy and psychology.
In her free time, Laura enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, cooking for her friends and family, and cheering for Philadelphia sports teams.
Allison Milch, RDN, CDN, is dedicated to helping individuals heal their relationship with food and their body through building self-compassion and body trust. She is passionate about empowering her clients to advocate for their needs and assume the role of teacher and learner during their recovery. Allison also believes in providing inclusive care for people of all sizes and identities. She addresses eating disorders and disordered eating through the lens of both individual and systemic issues and strives to help clients feel more confident navigating the world they live in.
Allison received her BS in Nutritional Science at Cornell University and she completed the Cornell University Dietetic Internship. Allison began her career working for the Center for Discovery at the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Allison is excited to apply and share the knowledge she has learned at higher levels of care at Eat With Knowledge.
In her free time, Allison enjoys singing, playing the ukulele, watching reality TV shows, and cooking new and exciting recipes with friends.
Looking to make a change but realize you can’t do it on your own?
Reach out to Eat With Knowledge to book an inquiry call.