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  • This was one of the most amazing lectures offered by CCHM (Kanan Patel’s Post Grad lecture, 2018)! I wasn't bored for 1 second; it was interactive, integrative, informative and absolutely mind-blowing...

  • 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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  • 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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  • “The post grad course has been a tremendous experience for me which nourished and enriched what I learnt during my homeopathic training. It is a well-structured and thorough program with great lecturers who were delightful. I also must say that keeping in touch with my former classmates and listening to...
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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.

  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • “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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“Despite controversy, or time, homeopathy continues to nestle its way into people’s everyday lives.”

Tiber W., Edmonton, Alberta

Healthcare is arguably the most important aspect of a functioning society, people cannot create,  govern, or uphold the law if they first are not marginally healthy enough to do so. Homeopathy, being a subset of the greater healthcare profession is a reminder of the truly beautiful symbiosis we can have with nature, and the art of healing. Knowing firsthand, the incredible difference it makes in patient’s lives, It seems that I had already made the decision long ago, I just didn’t know how to get there.

My mother has always been a great inspiration for me to pursue a medical path, as a cardiac nurse of 29 years, I was raised on the many stories shared with patients and staff. However, seeing a woman with all her knowledge down an arsenal of over the counter medicines for health issues made me begin to wonder where conventional medicine falls short in providing people with quality of life, rather than quantity measured in years. How it often treats symptomatically, rather than focusing on the root of the issue. And, despite controversy, or time, that homeopathy continues to nestle its way into people's everyday lives.

As years have passed, books continue to pile in the rooms I’ve inhabited over the years. Books on medicinal uses for herbs, Aromatherapy how-tos, Anatomy and medical journals. These were not collected as trinkets or a hobby type interest, but read with the intent that I would one day put the knowledge to use for others.

Originally, I had begun the application process to a college in Calgary (Western College of Homeopathic Medicine), as I began my search locally for courses. I was met with unreturned phone-calls, and was left to assume the college had closed its doors for good. This was a blow, yes, but did not stop my pursuit.

Happening upon a college that is some distance away from home gave me pause to reflect on how much I wanted to pursue this path. Seeing as you’re currently reading my submission, we can both gather that equated to a very strong intention.

Becoming a homeopath means that I will not only be able to make a difference every day I walk in to work, but also satiate my curious mind with an ever growing wealth of knowledge and experience. In medical fields, there is always something to be learned, whether you’ve been working 40 years, or 4. It's the conviction of individuals that drives them to be better people, and better Homeopaths. You will come to know my conviction to be at the very least, as strong as someone twice my age and with twice as much experience. You will come to know that the compassion I have for others is boundless. As in alternative medicine, having compassion for people can be the difference between a patient walking out of your clinic on their way to a healthier life, or on their way to the pharmacy.

I am more ecstatic to begin my journey than words can describe. I just need your help to get there!

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