This is my testimony about the live classes at CCHM.
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 “similar suffering” remedies. As an RN and Bradley Natural Childbirth educator before my homeopathy experience I did not know that health can be incrementally wrecked by our repeated reactions to the things that happen in this world. True healing cannot happen un-intentionally, without our awareness. Having a homeopathic lifestyle can change our physical, mental and emotional reactivity in situations. Samuel Hahnemann’s childhood was filled with being made aware; intentional mental assignments were given from his Dad, which was foundational to the science he aptly named homeopathy which literally means “similar suffering”. My desire to be a homeopath came softly and incrementally. My homeopathic education was truly eclectic as my husband and I discussed the many homeopathic educational options. Having written the CCH exam, by the Board exam that certifies Certified Classical Homeopaths, and taken prior classes at Seattle School of Homeopathy and earned a certificate in homeopathy from Homeopathy School International, I somehow felt incompetent to practice. I eventually realized I needed to talk with like-minded “homeopathy-lovers” to stay in the game. Providentially, I met Dr Joe Kellerstein at a JAHC meeting one year and learned about CCHM. That’s when the dream to be a real live student planted in my heart and CCHM education became a dream for my life. I enrolled at CCHM internship, and drove to Toronto once a month, and began formal case write-ups. Then I became a student extern, and subjected myself to the constructive criticism of homeopathic supervision. When I became a full-fledged student in live classes in 2019, the seeds that had been planted during my isolated studies began to flourish. I have graduated from CCHM and the rigors of it all has grown me up into a lovely homeopath ready for the many challenges of setting up a practice, recruiting patients, and maintaining life long learning of God-given homeopathy. My CCHM teachers are very precious people to me. Joyce and Ray are true heroes to me. I have three polo shirts with the CCHM logo that I proudly wore to all my consultations, and still wear, ready to tell my fellow man, woman and child.
People go into tremendous debt for their education, and compared to most college debt, I did spend a lot of money for my (Hon.) DSHM. What I got in return is a full heart, ready to stand up for classical homeopathy in the homeopathic world. My dream of homeopathic education has been fulfilled coming into CCHM as a live student for third-year classes and clinic and externship. The relief for me was that I finished my education strong and able. It was a huge challenge for me all around. And I would do it all over again! If you have any financial reservations of live class commitment I will tell you to count the cost of NOT giving yourself the classroom relationships you NEED to succeed. I found out practicing homeopathy can’t be done in your head or heart alone. CCHM is a very bright place in the homeopathic world and you owe it to yourself to look into what you could be missing.
Tama Prahlow, CCH, (Hon.) DSHM