Dr. Alicia McCubbins is in currently in-network with CareOregon and PacificSource. She will soon be in-network with other insurance carriers.

Available: Fridays

Accepting new patients: YES

Location: Happy Valley

Alicia McCubbins, ND

 

Dr. Alicia McCubbins is a licensed naturopathic physician in Oregon and Washington. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Dr. McCubbins has always had an attraction to food and the simple joys in life. Her interest in health studies began at an early age with a dedication to athletics where she realized that nourishment, movement, and passion are necessities for an optimal well-being.

While completing her undergraduate bachelor's degree in dietetics and nutrition at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, Dr. McCubbins grew to understand that food is medicine. But her calling was not solely in therapeutic nutrition, as she wanted to approach healthcare from a comprehensive perspective. Dr. McCubbins continued on to medical school at the National University of Natural Medicine where she received Honors in Research, specifically for her work in safe and effective detoxification methods, and was published in the Townsend Letter in 2013.

Dr. McCubbins specializes in functional fertility support, wildcrafting herbal medicine, autoimmune conditions, thyroid and hormonal balance, and digestive health. She is fervently studying and helping patients with hypermobility syndrome (hEDS), POTS and MCAS. Her philosophy is that health is not just an absence of dis-ease, it is a reflection of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and energetic harmony. She is determined to help her patients overcome obstacles and achieve their sense of balance. Her belief is that management of health is not a matter of using a "pill for every ill," but rather, finding an approach that works for the individual.

Alicia McCubbins, ND lives and adventures with her husband Kris and son, Archer. Together they share many interests including competitive archery, hiking, wildcrafting (finding and utilizing herbs and food in nature), mushroom hunting, rock hounding, live music, camping, gardening, and harvesting seafood like fish, crab, clams and oysters.

Formal Education 

- Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine
       - National University of Natural Medicine. Portland, Oregon
               - Honors in Research with Helfgott Research Institute: focus on Detoxification Methods and Efficacy

- Bachelor of Science in Dietetics
       - University of Wisconsin- Madison
 
Special Training & Extended Rotations:
Biotherapeutic drainage therapy- Dr. Dickson Thom, ND, DDS
Anthroposophical medicine - Dr. Paul Kalnins, ND, LAc 
Functional gastroenterology - Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis
Integrative Fertility Methods - Jaclyn Chasse, ND


Licensure
- Oregon Licensed Naturopathic Physician

- Washington Licensed Naturopathic Physician 


Professional Associations
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Publications
- For work in Research: "Detoxification Diets: Three Pilot Studies." Townsend Journal. Feb-Mar, 2013. 

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