Alexis Beck is a Registered Dietitian and Medical Nutrition Therapist in private practice in Brookline, MA. A seasoned clinician and leader in the field of disordered eating, her goal is to help clients form healthy relationships with food, eating, and their bodies.
Alexis specializes in disordered eating, eating disorders (including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, orthorexia, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder), bariatric nutrition counseling (pre- and post-surgery), prenatal nutrition, Type 2 Diabetes, as well as coaching pre/post Bariatric surgery. She works with children, teenagers, young adults, adults, and parents. By offering evidence-based Medical Nutritional Therapy, Alexis helps her patients find relief, recovery, and results.
Alexis attended Cornell University for her undergraduate degree in nutrition, followed by a dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She continued her medical education at the University of California at Berkeley, where she completed her Masters in Public Health, and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in psychology at Harvard. She has been recognized as Dietitian of the Year by the American Dietetic Association and has been in private practice over 30 years.
Alexis's years of experience and supportive, collaborative, and personalized style sets her practice apart. When she is not treating patients, she enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and interior design.
Eating disorders - This is our unique approach to helping you manage your relationship with eating and your weight. We understand that there are many levels of a poor relationship with food, and it doesn’t mean that you are necessarily over- or underweight. All are on the rise among our adolescents and adults. And the incidence among boys and young men is increasing as well. We are uniquely trained and equipped to support you and your son or daughter through the recovery process. THE A, B, Cs of Eating Disorders: Anorexia, Bulimia, Compulsive Eating…we get it…and your nutritionist will navigate you through all of this with her team of doctors and therapists and you will get better! It won’t take forever like most programs - you will be amazed at how quickly our patients recover - but not until you are ready. We won’t push you and we’ll take care of your special needs.
Disordered eating - Support for clients whose preoccupation with food and eating is disproportionately burdensome but falls outside of eating disorder diagnostic criteria
Bariatric nutrition counseling - Including before and after surgery
Weight loss and management - Do you find it impossible to lose weight? Impossible to keep off any weight you lose? Have you eaten through your bariatric surgery? Menopausal? And cannot get rid of the weight gain? Stress, deprivation and shame are often associated with the process of losing weight. Whether its 10, 20, or 50 pounds - we understand. Offering original, innovative and personalized strategies and techniques, we get underneath the weight and get to the heart of the matter for results and sustained weight loss and weight management.
Pre-natal nutrition - Dietary planning and support for expectant parents; Weight and nutrition management; how to lose those stubborn postpartum pound
Intuitive eating - Instilling a healthy relationship with food, in which the the individual follows the body's internal cues rather than external dietary regimens
Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder - Often in children; a lack of interest or sensory aversion to food
Medical nutrition therapy - Offers sessions for those with special medical nutrition needs
Hormonal related issues - Including polycystic ovarian syndrome
Type 2 Diabetes - Navigating a new diagnosis; ongoing dietary support to promote wellness
Menopause - The weight and dietary management inherent in these natural elements of a woman's life
Compulsive behaviors - Including compulsive overeating, compulsive spending
Food allergies and sensitivities - Offers counseling to those dealing with food allergies
Health coaching - Offers health coaching
Body image - Promoting positive self-image; navigating cultural and societal pressures
Alexis Beck is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Alexis provides a sliding scale on an individually-determined basis.
Private Practice, 1985 - Present
Harvard University, PhD candidate
University of California Berkley, MPH
Cornell University, BS