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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.

  • 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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  • “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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  • 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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  • It's a privilege to be part of CCHM and study the amazing program you offer. I have received a great benefit from my studies, from the comfort of my own home, at my own pace. I have nothing but great things to say about your school and all your staff.

  • "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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  • What makes CCHM so special is that, firstly, it has no upper age limit criterion for admission. Secondly, it allows students to pursue the course even while they  are employed full-time in any other organization. Thirdly, CCHM is the topmost homeopathic college in the whole of North America and offers...
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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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  • 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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From Corporate To Homeopathy

by Holly D., Oakville.

As I stayed at home doing work on a Saturday afternoon while my kids were out with my husband enjoying the weekend, I had the television on in the background and I heard the woman on the TV say ‘I asked myself if I had three months to live would I be doing what I am doing now’ (or something along those lines).  I asked myself the same question, it didn’t take long to come up with an overwhelming unequivocal ‘NO’.  I am at a point in my life where I am looking for a career that I am passionate about, one where I can be proud of helping people feel better.

My Interest in pursuing a career in helping others starts with my own health journey as well as a keen interest in healthy living. I began my personal health odyssey as a way to ease stomach issues that began just after I graduated from University. For many years I sought the natural route looking for an alternative health practitioner who was in line with my thinking. It was not easy to find someone who could help me, as so many were suggesting remedies that made my symptoms worse. My first cleansing diet began in 1996, for 4 months I ate vegetables, fresh fish, chicken, rice pasta, eggs, water supplements, juicing and green drinks and I felt great.

After a few years of working in sales and marketing the stress of the corporate world brought back the stomach issues and I finally turned to the western medical route for relief as I was in daily pain.  Soon after I was ready to start a family but didn’t feel well enough to actually go down that path just yet.  After countless tests I found myself seeing a natural doctor where I was diagnosed as having extremely high heavy metals in my system.  I worked with my naturopath to cleanse with homeopathic remedies and she approved another supplement I had discovered with much research on my own.  Both approaches worked effectively after 18 months of cleansing and today I have two healthy children. I continue to rely on homeopathic and natural remedies for me and my family.

My work life keeps me so busy that I am often working very late nights and weekends to meet deadlines, all for someone else in a toxic political environment. I am looking for balance in my life and I have the initiative and drive to be successful in starting my own business.  I would like to put my marketing experience to use in a field that is more conducive to my passion, so that I can also help keep my family healthy as well follow a career that helps others and that has meaning. Having worked in the corporate world, in retail, (health food and apparel) and the restaurant industry (waitress), I believe I will be able to relate to people from many backgrounds and life stages.

 I look forward to making time and actually being around for the big and small events that happen in my family’s lives. This move marks an overall shift in our family lifestyle as we plan to move to a smaller community outside of the GTA where we can slow down the pace of our schedules and enjoy time together; similar to my experience growing up is a community in Nova Scotia. 

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Inspired by the family

From Vruta P., MD, Edmonton Why have I decided to become a Homeopathic Doctor? Well the answer is simple: it’s in my blood.  I was born with

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