CCHM Journal Archives
CCHM Video Library

Testimonials

Read More Testimonials

  • Since the first time I took extra credits in homeopathy, I noticed that the learning I had from CCHM was complete.  I had the basics, the knowledge, the know how that other homeopaths in my class were struggling with. I am grateful for the thorough homeopathic training I got at...
    Read More

  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
    Read More

  • 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.

  • 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...
    Read More

  • 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...
    Read More

  • 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...
    Read More

  • “I absolutely loved my time there studying, some of the most enjoyable time of my life. The kindness and generosity extended to everyone has always stuck with me”?

  • 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...
    Read More

  • 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.

  • “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...
    Read More

…one of our assignments was to see a homeopath and write an assignment on our experience. This changed my life.”

From Carissa B., Whistler, BC

The decision to become a homeopath is not a light one as there is a lot of information to learn and a lot of people to defend your decision to. There is the financial side of paying for a course, finding the time to complete it. Then putting it all together to finally enter the world to grow a business learn more and defend more. There is also the rewarding side of being a homeopath, seeing the profound shifts take place on many levels of the person as they heal, having a valuable tool to reach for to help anyone who is open to it from pets and family to clients. The reward of having homeopathy as a tool to help my passion for healing people is the winner in this case and I definitely want to become a homeopath.

As a young girl I was always interested in herbal medicine, rifling through my mothers herbal books she had bought through readers digest with the intention but no time to read. She is a nurse and has the healing instinct to. It was not so much about growing the herbs but the cool side that they had mystical healing powers.

This passion stayed with me for a long time and as I reach my senior year in high school I had the very daunting task of picking what I would study at university. I narrowed it down to 3 things.... Homeopathy, Naturopathy and Ecology and conservation biology. The university that offered the ecology course was a train and 2 buses ride away, so it was immediately ruled out. The other 2 healing arts were offered at a college 1 train ride away and I like trains way better then busses. You registered your choice by phoning into a data base. You could change your mind but it was $15 every time a change was made. The last 2 weeks before the final cut off date I rang in every day and changed my preference. On the final date Naturopathy was the course that I had chosen and my mother nearly killed me over the change of preference bill.

I studied Naturopathy for the next 6 years, full time and every summer and winter school. I loved learning every inch of it. I loved learning about natural medicine so much that I got distracted and started nearly every other course the campus offered as well including aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and homeopathy. I realized in my 5th year that I would be a student till I was 35 if I was to finish all my courses and the final tuition bill would be more than I would probably ever make after I graduated so I had to streamline, prioritize and work towards actually finishing off some courses in full and graduating. It saddened me though as I really wanted to be the most holistic practitioner in the world. Naturopthy didn`t feel that way for me. Back when I started was still quite heavily based on traditional methods and employed modalities like flower essences to make it holistic... But it still wasn`t enough for me. It was expensive for the average person to be treated as supplements, eating well are not cheap. It didn`t give people the “shift” I wanted to see in someone who is wanting to heal. It is also sometimes very slow to see results and in this day and age everyone wants the quick magic pill, naturopathy, I don`t feel can provide that.

For my homeopathy 1 class, one of our assignments was to see a homeopath and write an assignment on our experience. This changed my life. I was a chronic insomniac, getting on average 2 hours of sleep a night and I had been that way for a long time. I had my consultation with Susan Blackshaw, a very well know homeopath in Australia, who had studied originally in England. She enthralled me with her case taking and nailed the remedy on the head. It was phosphorus. She had me take it in all its potency's and I was stunned by the results. The first night I took one of the 6x remedies and I slept 12 hours. It was amazing. As I worked through the potencies I saw so many things change in my self even my dreams shifted from the crazy recurring nightmares I have been having. Even 15 years later I have not had one of those dreams or stepped back in to that symptom picture. This was proof enough for me that homoeopathy is a powerful modality that can really change peoples lives.

17 years later from the 50/50 chance of studying homeopathy. I am here ready to defend it from the non-believers, to give it my time and energy, to learn and to have it be my main tool I use to heal the population that wishes to embrace it. I am also a much more mature Carissa compared to the 17 year old that chose to study naturopathy and more ready to take this healing form to the community.

More Reading