Dr. Matthew Hicks

Dr. Matthew Hicks, ND, MS is a naturopathic physician and holds a degree in integrative medical research. He has published papers on empathy and mindfulness and is completing a certificate in psychedelic therapy and research from the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is the host of the Integrative Psychiatry Review Podcast and founder of Synaptic Integrative Care and Training Institute of Portland Oregon, which offers integrative mental health services including ketamine-assisted psychotherapy as well as training on psychedelic therapy. Matthew also happens to be a veteran with a passion for helping other veterans resolve their traumas. He is originally from the Kansas City, Missouri area and attended undergrad at UMKC.


Silo Wellness recently announced that it is organizing a Ketamine-assisted wellness retreat in Oregonunder the care of Dr.  Hicks. This adds to the existing psilocybin operations in Jamaica, where Silo currently has mushroom and truffle cultivation, as well as multiple psychedelic retreat offerings.  This collaboration with Dr. Hicks Hicks brings experience in both ketamine therapy and integrative approaches to mental health care. 

Events with Dr. Matthew Hicks

Oregon Nature Immersion Reset - 6 Day Ketamine-Assisted Retreat 
July 18, 2021

Explore both nature and your mind here at Silo Wellness’ first-of-its-kind, ketamine-assisted nature retreat, which is designed to encourage participants to embrace the environment in all of its majestic beauty.  From thick Douglas-fir forests and crystalline pure waterfalls, come discover the most beautiful products of nature: the mind and self.  This 6 day / 5 night retreat is designed for those ready to put in the work on themselves. Commune with Oregon’s beauty, revel in the serene surroundings and find peace within while experiencing nature’s peace without.   Partake in waterfall meditations, exhilarating whitewater rafting and swimming in the clear, blue pools just footsteps from some of the best hiking trails.  The retreat takes place at the Cooper’s Spur Mountain Resort located on the north side of Mt. Hood on 775 acres of forest land adjacent to…