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  • I loved Sunday with Dr Saunders. He has so much insight and his lectures are so interesting.  I love how he presents his own case, then talks about physiology, pathology, pharmacology, medical terms, peppered with the materia medica and nutrition, and a bit of posology and philosophy. He is such...
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  • "Thank you again for the most remarkable education. I have never felt so satisfied and content with my path of life!" Sarah D., 2018 Grad

  • Thank you for this most exceptional experience (as I wipe my tears..). I can’t begin to tell you how grateful I am for this privilege to study with such exceptional teachers, students and administration. What a gift and a blessing. As Voltaire said “with great privilege comes great responsibility”. I...
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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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  • 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.

  • 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...
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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 wanted to email you to let you know that i am FINALLY a registered homeopath! It took awhile, but I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support, encouragement and kindness. The constant support you gave me through the years I was...
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  • 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 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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Trauma and Bladder – What Gives? By Beverly Isla

In keeping with this month's theme of Trauma and Disaster, my friend Karolina's 4 year old daughter Dominika has been going through a stressful time in her life and is still coping with it. Let's paint the picture here. Karolina and her husband had split up a year and a half ago. Dominika realized that her parents will not be getting back together after having high hopes they would. She would frequently ask her mom when is daddy going to come back and live with us. Karolina tries her best to explain the dynamics in a positive light and really does a good job with it. Dominika is such a mature, little girl, trying hard to understand and be somewhat happy for her mother. But for a few days (this was in March by the way), Karolina would come to me so stressed, because Dominika would need to go to the bathroom every few minutes. Karolina did not understand why, nor was she into homeopathy. Dominika was not sad this entire time, if anything just tired from having to go so often. Karolina took her daughter to the doctor but there was nothing showing in her tests. This frequent urination kept going for almost a couple weeks to the point where the daycare was going to refuse to take her. (I can't rememer the name of the daycare's name:) 

I met with Karolina and she looked so exhausted from lack of sleep and crying. Now Karolina is a strong woman, with such a positive outlook on everything, so seeing her in this state was unusual. I asked "Seeing as I'm your last resort, would you like me to treat her homeopathically?" She replied, "Yes, please, anything." (Do I hear hallelujah in the background?) I did not treat this case as an acute but rather chronic as lovely Dominika has been holding things in emotionally for quite awhile. This situation is not an example of physical trauma by any means but rather a little girl's stress response to not having both parents together. Separating parents can be many children's traumatic experience in childhood. I ended up giving Dominika liquid dosing of Stramonium 30 every few hours for that day and decrease to one dose the next day. The next day, Karolina became a believer of homeopathy. Dominika bathroom visits are completely back to normal. 

Fast forward to present day- Dominika is doing well, being a happy child, singing at the top of her lungs at church, and does have bouts of sadness of course. If Karolina senses it gets to the point of frequent urination again, Stromonium single dose is given and that seems to be her constitutional remedy.

 

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