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  • "I sooo enjoyed Kim's class. He took a dry insipid subject and made it very very interesting. He is a wonderful teacher. I enjoyed it a lot and I will have to review it a few times to catch all the little pearls he shared. Thank you again for the wonderful class. Sincerely, Cristina."

  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
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  • Having returned in April from a trip to Taiwan and the Phillipines, I would like to tell you how homeopathy ‘saved the day’ as per usual!  Since I never travel anywhere without my kit, I was especially glad to have brought it on this trip.  Personally, I used remedies for...
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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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  • 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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  • "The more you learn in homeopathy, the more you discover there is to learn. I was approaching the end of my final year of homeopathic education, and as much as I had learned, I was eager to maintain my momentum, extend my learning and application of this powerful medicine, and...
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  • 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  am a distance student from Texas. I  really enjoyed  Lisa’s presentation on “Womens Issues.” She always does a stellar job of presentation of material.  I also enjoy her approach on teaching on the tapes within my lessons. She makes it very easy to understand and see the remedies true...
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  • “This year was not only a challenge, but had unexpected obstacles. The faculty really pulled through with providing us with what we needed to keep things going. And here we are!  I think I speak for all the students when I say thank you to the CCHM team for helping us pull through...
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Choosing A Career in Homeopathy: Reflections from Our May 31st Event with Dr. Joseph Kellerstein

How often does a prospective student get the opportunity to learn what skills they require in order to be successful in practice? 

On May 31st, a group of people interested in studying Homeopathy had the privilege of hearing world-renowned Homeopath, Dr. Joseph Kellerstein, speak about his love for Homeopathy. Dr. Kellerstein focussed his talk on why an education in Hahnemannian Homeopathy is important as a basis for a Homeopathic career.  He did this by giving context about the major trends in medicine during Hahnemann’s time.  In the 18thcentury, there were two major schools of thought in medicine.  The first was known as Rationalism.  They presented themselves as being practical but often tried to speculate about the inner workings of the human body by developing unproven theories. 

The second was Empiricism.  Empiricism relies on obtaining knowledge through experience and unbiased observation.  Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of Homeopathy, came from this tradition.  He wanted a system of medicine free of speculation and unchallenged theories that was congruent with nature.

Sounds great doesn’t it?  A system of medicine based on experience.  Yet, even from the earliest days of Homeopathy, there were efforts to simplify it or to mix Homeopathic methods with other methods.  These efforts continue to the present day.  There continue to be many very charismatic teachers that present alluring ideas that they claim are Homeopathy.  Currently, most students of Homeopathy are not able to make the distinction between Hahnemannian or Pure Homeopathy and these modern methods.

The most unfortunate part of these attempts to simplify Homeopathy is that the majority of Homeopaths in the world have not received a thorough education in the Homeopathy of Hahnemann.  In the history of Homeopathy, the practitioners who most closely followed Hahnemann were those who had the greatest rates of success.  Homeopaths such as Adolph Lippe had a 100% cure rate in an era ravaged by serious infectious epidemics such as Cholera, Scarlet Fever.  I could also add Constantine Hering, Boenninghausen, Guernsey and E.B. Nash to this list.

At the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine, we want all of our students to achieve this kind of clinical success.  It is only by attaining a deep and profound understanding of pure Homeopathy, that you can do this.  We are the only school in Canada that teaches Hahnemannian Homeopathy as the focus of our education program.  Find out why CCHM has graduated more practicing Homeopaths than any other school!

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