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  • I am taking the opportunity to thank Andrea for thoroughly reviewing with me the best practice for selecting  “key symptoms” and how to repertorize them accordingly.  Analysis - paralysis can sometimes be a tendency when  a student, particularly a student with a very detail-oriented and analytical mind.  Also, I very much...
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  • My experience working with yourself, Dr Joe and the school has been absolutely wonderful! I was apprehensive and nervous having an appointment over a computer but with in minutes I was comfortable.  Dr Joe is very good, I felt his concern and compassion even on a monitor! Big thank you...
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  • Thank you for a wonderful weekend. The perspective of case taking that we learned this weekend was exactly what we needed at this stage of our homeopathy training. I will always appreciate and be grateful to you for showing me this path.

  • The online Teaching Clinic has enhanced my learning curve, raised the bar, challenged my way of thinking as a distance student in a fun and exciting manner. Must say this is an excellent way to hone your skills in preparation to becoming a successful homeopath. Highly recommend and encourage students...
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  • I loved Sunday with Dr Saunders. He has so much insight and his lectures are so interesting.  I love how he presents his own case, then talks about physiology, pathology, pharmacology, medical terms, peppered with the materia medica and nutrition, and a bit of posology and philosophy. He is such...
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  • After the abrupt closure of the prospective program in homeopathic studies that was to be offered at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, I wanted to spread some light for this school, that has done the same for me each and everyday. Though that program was pulled, and without real reason...
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  • Hi Kim,  Just want to thank you for a very informative, challenging yet interesting weekend. I couldn't communicate in the last half of today's lecture due to some mic issues but didn't miss a word you said.  Thank you very much again for sharing a treasure of knowledge with us. you...
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  • Thank you so much!  I just returned from Hawaii and can’t wait to get started. I asked Kim Elia to lecture for the organization that I am president of, (The International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists).  He knocked it out of the park!  Totally Awesome!  Several of my Canadian pharmacist...
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  • This Acute role play course was such a great learning experience and also a lot of fun! The actors were playing their patient roles so well.  And the learning experience is not over for me because I took a lot of notes for every case and after submitting my own...
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  • Since the first time I took extra credits in homeopathy, I noticed that the learning I had from CCHM was complete.  I had the basics, the knowledge, the know how that other homeopaths in my class were struggling with. I am grateful for the thorough homeopathic training I got at...
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2012 HomeoNet Research Forum Highlights Part 2: Presenter Rachel Levine

Rachel Levine, Homeopath and CCHM alumnus, contributed this blog on her experience at the recent Homeonet Conference:

The Homeonet Research Forum in Toronto November 2, 2012 offered wonderful insight into current homeopathic research. I had the opportunity to give a talk on the Homeopathic Treatment of Depression in Intersex Individuals.

As most of the talks rested heavily on data, my presentation was steeped in Hahnemannian conducted cases; one Klinefelter Sydrome case, as well as a Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome case was presented. Both cases offered remarkable results. Each case was managed with subsequent intercurrent remedies and there was a complete reduction in all secondary symptoms.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) occurs in 1 in 15 women. Klinefelter Syndrome (KS) occurs in 1 in 1000 births and is considered one of the most common chromosomal variations. Intersex individuals are born with possible anatomical and physiological sexual differences, resulting in many different intersex variations. Intersex best describes genital, gonadal and chromosomal variants, which are neither completely ‘male’ nor ‘female.’ Depression often occurs in these individuals; the significant hormone imbalance is the primary dynamic shift and the social affect is the second.

To accompany this talk, I put together a poster presentation which was A Critical Examination of the Use of Homeopathy as a Treatment Option for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. The objective of this review was to investigate the potential use of homeopathy in the treatment of PCOS and explore methodological approaches used in studies assessing the interventions for PCOS that may be applied to future homeopathic clinical trials for this condition. Countless allopathic studies have been conducted with PCOS; two were identified as being relevant to the design of future homeopathic trials.

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A Thank-You Letter

From Kerri Flood, HOM, DCHM, CCHM Internship Clinic Teaching Assistant My first experience with homeopathic medicine was after I had already started my training at

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