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  • Even thoough the homework seems the equivalent of writing a term paper each week,  I'm still enjoying the program immensely.  I'm very impressed at how well it's planned out, adding (what seems like, ha ha) a "simple step"  gradually,  covering particular remedies which turns out to be a properly timed review,...
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  • Hi Kim, my name is Martina and I was one of the post grad students you had this weekend for CCHM. Thank you!! Your teachings in the webinar were fascinating, invaluable, insightful and humbling. I have so much to learn!  --Martina M.

  • Hello, I wanted to say how much I loved Joan Weirs class. After spending the day with her my perspective was changed for the better. We need more Joan Weir through out our 3 year course, especially when trying to keep yourself together during 2nd and 3rd year. Also, today's...
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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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  • "I am extremely grateful for the experiences I gained in just two years of learning, and also for having a very helpful, bright and kind group of classmates. I couldn’t have done anything without their support and non-judgemental opinions. I appreciated their warm welcomes and cheers every time I entered...
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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.

  • 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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  • I am quite impressed with the program at CCHM. I was able to catch up easily with the online format and join my class before the end of the first term. Homepathy is exactly what I was looking for to fill the gap in my practice, it will allow me...
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  • You are so fortunate to have  Dr. Kellerstein as faculty; CCHM is a place for quality study of homeopathic medicine and I refer my chiropractic students to your college for advanced study in homeopathy. I am always so excited when I can touch a student in the chiropractic program to look...
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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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Choosing A Balanced Approach

R. Kaur, Toronto My journey towards becoming a homeopath… I am a 29 year old female, born and raised in Scarborough and Whitby respectively. I grew up in a Punjabi Sikh family and hold the values of the Sikh faith near and dear to my heart, as the guiding principles for how I live my life. Values of:  loving all, living an honest lifestyle, sharing your earnings with others, and remembering the divine creator who is both within and without. So here is how my story goes… I currently work in an office, in the Communications Department, located in uptown Toronto. I’ve been working here for almost 6 years. It is a really good ‘9 to 5’ type of job, with good work life balance, benefits, great hours and pay etc. However I’ve always referred to it as ‘the golden handcuffs’ as it keeps me stuck in a way at a job that I’m really not passionate about. My interest lies more in spirituality, helping others, eating healthy, and connecting with the divine through singing hymns in congregational settings. I’ve been toying with the idea of quitting my job and moving to Vancouver/Victoria. I like the idea of being closer to nature, the ocean and mountains. There’s a large yoga community out there, and I was thinking I could join a studio and teach yoga and meditation. For whatever reason, this plan has never really felt 100% right and so I continue working my 9 to 5 job, whilst dreaming of a more accurate career path that aligns with my mind and soul! How I reached my decision to become a homeopath? Honestly, it just feels absolutely right. Six years ago I was confronted with a health challenge, but I have largely been symptom-free for the past six years. Just recently, I started having numbness in my fingers which prompted me to see a neurologist once again. He suggested I take an allopathic medicine (for a mere $26,000 per year!) and I chose not to, given the side effects of these drugs and the lack of long-term research done on the side effects. I went for a homeopathic consultation recently for the first time as I felt the desire to do something productive to help with this potential health issue.  At the homeopathic consultation, I was asked quite a few questions of all sorts, in a very holistic manner, concerning my body, habits, desires and my general nature. I was very impressed with the level information intake compared to the Western medical approach of ‘What’s wrong?’ He came to the conclusion that I have a fatty liver and imbalanced thyroid. I was taken aback as I’ve been to 2 neurologists, and several doctors over the years to get opinions, and never once were these two factors even mentioned. Overall I really like the premise of homeopathy as a balanced approach that works WITH the body rather than against the body to help the body heal itself. All of the questions posed before proposing a match is what REALLY intrigues me as everyone’s body is different. I feel truly blessed to have come across this medicinal practice and healing path and I truly hope to help others in a way that works with the body!

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