Vicki Matthews is an author, teacher, and naturopathic physician passionate about re-establishing balance at all levels of life. She has been an outspoken advocate for alternative healing and spiritual pursuits most of her adult life and has appeared as a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show twice to share aspects of this message. She is also the author of the award-winning novel, The Goddess Letters, which addresses cultural imbalances in our world.
Vicki blogs regularly at Ask Vicki, a relationship advice column using the wisdom contained in the Five Elements model from Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Reclaiming Balance, an exploration of the significant imbalances often found in patriarchal cultures. She can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
In addition to her Naturopathy degree, Vicki also has a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Consumer Behavior from the University of Chicago. Vicki runs a busy private practice emphasizing energy medicine, teaches globally, and writes, writes, writes.
A charismatic speaker, she has been described as “the rare teacher whose style embodies her passion, knowledge, and expertise.”
Every time I work with Vicki, I am totally blown away by how she is able to get right to the heart of what is going on with me. The Five Elements have such a profound impact on how we view our lives, and nobody understands the Five Elements better than Vicki Matthews. Learning to celebrate my Earth energy as well as learning when I am out of balance has been a gift. Vicki has been a great guide on my journey of self discovery.... Life is good!
Dr. Vicki Matthews is the rare teacher whose style embodies her passion, knowledge and expertise and who is able to instruct and inspire with great depth and clarity. It is a joy to be her student.
I have attended many workshops, lectures and classes taught by Vicki Matthews and in every instance I learned the material in a friendly, exciting and detailed way. Vicki has the ability to teach the subject matter in ways that inform, instruct, nurture and entertain. When a new topic is presented, Vicki’s versatility shines as a lecturer and her enthusiasm reaches each and every person in the audience.
I have had the pleasure of being a student of and sponsoring Vicki Matthews ND as a teacher in multiple settings. She has a natural ability, supported by her intellect, to take complex information and make it easily understood. She excels at helping students to feel empowered and enjoy the learning experience. She is thoroughly grounded and knowledgeable in the content she chooses to teach..... As a holistic practitioner my skills have been greatly enhanced as a result of my experiences with Vicki Matthews ND.
My life and work is forever changed for having trained with Vicki over the years. I am deeply grateful to have her as a teacher, and her mentorship is a rare and precious gift to me.
Vicki Matthews is an excellent teacher! I have been her student as well as her teaching assistant and I admire her spirit and enthusiasm as well as her clarity and precision in her class rooms. Vicki is responsive to her students - she is open to their questions and is patient regarding their process. It would be an opportunity for anyone to learn from Vicki.
Vicki Matthews is an inspirational teacher. Practicing what she preaches, Vicki embodies the substantial knowledge that she presents in class. Bright and articulate, Vicki is truly passionate about teaching. Her classes are well organized, fun and chockfull of valuable information and techniques. I would take her classes anytime!
Vicki Matthews, N.D. is a captivating, brilliant, and lucid teacher. I’ve had the pleasure to observe Vicki give professional presentations, teach energy medicine in a two-year class, and instruct individual clients. She accepts others for where they are and adroitly presents information with a deep intuition that inspires them to embrace themselves, continue learning, and take the next steps on their journey.