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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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  • 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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  • Lisa is a wonderful presenter and a fabulous teacher! Always a joy to attend anything she teaches about Homeopathy! Thank you, Virginia

  • 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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  • Thank you for this most exceptional experience (as I wipe my tears..). I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am for this privilege to study with such exceptional teachers, students and administration. What a gift and a blessing. As Voltaire said “with great privilege comes great responsibility”. I...
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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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  • 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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  • Hi Kim, I want to thank you again for an amazing weekend!  I learned so much & really appreciate your straight forward teaching style. --Gwen K. Post Grad participant 2020-2021

Chloe’s Story

By Jess Serre, CCHM Distance Education Student Picture this, a perfect golden Labrador puppy, in perfect physical condition. She has waves in her fur all the way down her spine and a swirl of fur at the tip of her tail. Winkles on her face that makes you want to squish her face and gives her hugs and kisses. She hears a noise and jumps from the mattress of our bed. Before she hits the floor with her front paws, she jams her right hind leg between the mattress and foot board. Huge Ouch! My husband said she yelped very loudly and was immobile for only a few minutes. Then with her energy bar back at full, as with all Labrador puppies, she was off again. Little did we know the damage to her precious leg. Two days later she begins to limp. We take her to the vet to find out that she “hurt her cruciate ligament” and she’d have to be on bed rest for 3 months. No jumping, no zig zag walking, no running. Can you imagine telling a dog of 7 months of age that she cannot do anything but walk in a straight line. Complete hogwash. But for the love of Chloe, we moved our bed into the front room, mattress on the floor and gates to block off every stairway so she wouldn’t have the opportunity to injure the joint further. Three months pass, the vet completes a follow-up x-ray, inflammation remains. New order from our vet, 3 more months of bed rest. Chloe was then 10 months old with no improvement to the joint. Something has got to give. How can you stop a puppy from running to burn off all that energy? Upon listening to Module 2 recordings, Lisa was reviewing the emergency kit list of homeopathic remedies to use in case of injury. What an amazing group of remedies to help at such a serious time. Homeopathy is awesome! She reviewed Rhus tox and how it is greatly used for tendon and ligament injuries. I ran out that night after working a 12 hour shift, scavenging every drug store and grocery store in our city for this hopeful remedy to help my poor puppy feel a sense of normalcy. Finally, very close to closing time, I found Rhus tox at Sobey’s. Right under our noses, in stores we shop at all the time, are these amazing little pellets of healing. I began using Rhus tox as prescribed on the tube. It suggests “5 pellets three times a day”. Seeing as I was only on Module 2 or 3 at the time, and we haven’t studied appropriate dosing yet, I wasn’t sure what the proper dose for a 10-11-month-old puppy would be. But I gave it a shot and I could see almost immediate, definitely within 24 hours, see an improvement on mobility and overall wellbeing. Her symptoms prior to Rhus tox administration: Limping with walking; no weight bear to right hind extremity; tenderness with touch to joint, leg and hip; and the main symptom as taught by Lisa, difficulty with rising from lying to standing position. When her voice uttered those words, I knew this was the remedy we needed to try. Now on our second tube of Rhus tox pellets, in combination of a Chinese herbal supplements, vet prescribed omega 3 chewables and daily physical therapy, Chloe is able stand and walk like a normal dog. We still have a very long road ahead but thanks to Rhus tox, we don’t have to watch her struggle to rise, walk or be a puppy. Homeopathy is changing every aspect of my family’s life. I hope it helps yours too.

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