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  • "I am loving the classes and the clinical was amazing! I have so much to learn! But I am so in alignment with my soul's path! I am so happy to be here!"

  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This Acute role play course was such a great learning experience and also a lot of fun! The actors were playing their patient roles so well.  And the learning experience is not over for me because I took a lot of notes for every case and after submitting my own...
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  • I've finished the video cases - they were great, I learned so much and Monica was such a positive resource.  I really felt she cared about how I was doing and guided me without making me feel incompetent.

  • 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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  • "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."

  • 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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Homeopathy and Goals for the Future

By Josie S., Lakewood, Colorado

In 2020 I decided to take a very early retirement from being a Finance Executive where I had a wonderful career but the excessive stress and long work hours were causing major burnout and several health issues. I went through a major life transition last year, and had been working with my Naturopath on what was next for me in my life’s journey, what was I passionate about and excited me. Through his help and some self-discovery I realized that I had a real passion for natural medicine, helping others, and have been dipping my toe in this since I was a little girl. I was that kid with the National Audubon Field Guide walking around the woods gathering wild flowers, drying and classifying them in a 3 ring binder. I have always loved reading and researching natural remedies and when I am on Nature walk, I am always asking myself – I wonder what that plant is, can you eat it, and does it have any medicinal properties.  

Natural medicine for me has been a wonderful positive experience and has helped me to heal in more ways than I knew were possible – in body, mind, and spirit.  I have received mental clarity from ensuring I am eating the right foods. I have received the ability to help my body deal with life’s external challenges by utilizing teas, tinctures, homeopathy, and natural supplements. I have received a calmer nervous system through walks in Nature, meditation, breathing exercises, and massage therapy. All of the positive experiences with natural medicine making me whole again are what led me to pursue a certification as a Clinical Herbalist which will be completed in June 2021. My previous career always felt like something I had to do and not something I got up every morning and wanted to do. Finding natural medicine became an extension of my soul. I felt alive again and excited about each day and what I was going to discover in this new found world of natural healing. I suddenly felt a calling and purpose and a desire to learn more about how to help people.

I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to do an internship with my Naturopath who had helped me find this path. He gave me a series of 5 of his former patients and I was to write up a full analysis of their conditions and full protocols. I absolutely loved it and found myself thinking about how best could we help this patient and how could I become a better clinician each week. This is when I knew that I wanted to become a Clinical Herbalist and I felt a deep sense of calling to natural medicine and being able to help others understand there are alternatives to allopathic medicine. I love puzzles and working through the puzzle of conditions to come up with the correct pattern and truly help someone change their life really brought tears of joy to my eyes.

As I have continued on the path to become a Clinical Herbalist, I have found myself writing in the protocol several of my clients in the clinic program – that they may benefit from homeopathy. I feel that homeopathy is what is missing from my toolkit of healing for my clients. Instead of referring these clients to a homeopath, I feel called to be able to offer homeopathy as part of my overall practice.  

When I think about the future chapters of my life, I would like to either open my own private practice with a focus on chronic conditions or to work with a Naturopath as their Homeopath and Herbalist.  I will forever be grateful for being introduced to the spectrum of natural healers that have graced my life and helped make me whole again. I would be most honored to be considered to join these amazing practitioners in helping people as a Homeopath.

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