Doctor Hicks graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2018 with both a doctorate in naturopathic medicine and a master of science in integrative medical research. He also completed additional coursework in the field of integrative mental health. His research included work on mindfulness and empathy and burnout in medical providers. His aim is to provide individualized care for those wanting to improve their mental health through diet and lifestyle counseling, herbs, nutritional supplements, and medication management. He also enjoys working with athletes and can offer guidance on sports medicine issues.
Matthew also takes special interest in the re-emerging science of psychedelic psychiatry. Though this form of medicine is not currently available due to legal restriction, he is happy to answer your questions on the subject. He is also an experienced speaker and world traveler. He enjoys playing soccer, camping, spending time with his two children, and is learning to speak French.