About Me

Dr. Juli Mazi is a Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.) and licensed primary care physician based in Napa, California. The sole owner and leader at her own naturopathic medicine practice, Dr. Mazi’s goal (and passion) is to empower patients with the care, support and information to achieve natural healing and discover their own path to well-being.

Dr. Mazi received her training in traditional medical sciences - and ancient and modern modalities that utilize the restorative potential of nature - at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, where she earned her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 2012.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Juli Mazi earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Portland State University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies - with an emphasis in Intercultural Communication. Interpersonal Communication and Nonviolent Communication - with Honors in 2005, and her Master’s degree in Communication and Conflict Resolution with Honors in 2007. As part of her master’s thesis work, she developed a nonviolent communications curriculum still offered at Portland State University to this day.

Dr. Juli Mazi’s clinical expertise includes:

Nutrition and Nutraceutical Medicine

Mood and Behavior Medicine

Classical Homeopathy

Botanical Medicine

Geriatric Care

Acute Care

Women’s Health and Gynecology

Men’s Health


Digestive Health

Adjuvant Cancer Care

IV Therapy


Grief Recovery

Environmental Medicine and Detox

Metabolic Health and Weight Loss

Dr. Juli Mazi built her own private practice within just three months after medical school, a feat unheard of in the medical field. Dr. Mazi maintains an impeccable bedside manner and has the knowledge, training and dedication needed to help people heal quickly, skills that have continually generated patient references and enabled rapid practice growth and success throughout her career.

Success at Thrive Natural Medicine

From 2013 to 2019, Dr. Juli Mazi served as founder, co-owner and naturopathic doctor at Thrive Natural Medicine, a holistic treatment and health practice based in Soquel, California. Owning a large holistic health center with multiple doctors and other holistic healers had always been Dr. Mazi’s dream, and Thrive Natural Medicine was the realization of that goal.

Notable Awards & Achievements

As a long-time Naturopathic physician in the Santa Cruz area, Dr. Mazi took home “Best Naturopathic Doctor” honors nine years in a row. Awarded by local newspaper The Good Times, this prestigious accolade is made even more impressive by the oversaturation of naturopathic doctors across the region, a testament to Dr. Mazi’s patient-centered approach and unwavering commitment to delivering the best care possible.

At the university level, Dr. Juli Mazi not only made the Dean’s List, but was also accepted into the Golden Key International Honour Society and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. During her tenure as graduate student at Portland State University, Dr. Mazi also received a coveted award from the National Communication Association.

In October 2012, Dr. Mazi taught a class on medicinal mushrooms at the Santa Cruz Naturopathic Medical Center, which turned out to be a huge hit and success for her students and the Center itself.


Currently, Dr. Juli Mazi is a member of the California Naturopathic Doctor Association (CDNA) and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).

As a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Mazi completes more than 60 hours of continuing education courses every two years, including a minimum of 20 hours of pharmacy/pharmaceutical medicine requirements. She also attends the Environmental Medicine Symposium on a regular basis.


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