Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

Liz Dickey

Liz Dickey is a licensed naturopathic doctor and licensed social worker. She has been practicing naturopathic medicine and counseling since 1996, with an emphasis on health restoration and lifelong wellness. Dr. Dickey’s mission is to help people attain optimal physical and mental health, maximum vitality and longevity, and freedom from chronic disease so they can live happy, fulfilling lives. Holistic treatment of depression and addressing the effects of stress are strong currents running through her work.

Dr. Dickey is inspired by the meaning of “doctor,” which is to be a teacher. She believes that a doctor’s role includes empowering people with knowledge about how to achieve and maintain wellness. She has served on the faculty of Bellevue Community College, Lane Community College, and the UO, and has made presentations at numerous community events.

Dr. Dickey graduated with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine (ND) from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland in 1995. She received a master of social work from the University of Washington in 1981 and a BA in psychology from the University of Michigan in 1977.