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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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  • I wanted to email you to let you know that i am FINALLY a registered homeopath! It took awhile, but I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support, encouragement and kindness. The constant support you gave me through the years I was...
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  • This is my testimony about the live classes at CCHM. Date: 8-15-19 My first experience with homeopathy was the immediate eradication of mastitis. Then I took our 5 kids. I felt called to homeopathy to share healing that I had experienced and tell my fellow man, woman and child about...
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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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  • I wanted to pass along some feedback from the weekend courses. Monica is wonderful, her presentation helped everyone in the class and her way of narrowing down the case symptoms was very helpful. Joe on Sunday introduced us to a way of studying the remedies that worked for me very...
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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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  • I am a current 2nd year student and in October I attended Study Week for the college. My week can be described as it being profound, as well as surprising. First of all, I had the pleasure of meeting fellow distant education students like myself and I finally had a...
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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.

  • 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

  • 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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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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