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  • 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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  • 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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  • Hi Kim, I want to thank you again for an amazing weekend!  I learned so much & really appreciate your straight forward teaching style. --Gwen K. Post Grad participant 2020-2021

  • 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.

  • After the abrupt closure of the prospective program in homeopathic studies that was to be offered at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, I wanted to spread some light for this school, that has done the same for me each and everyday. Though that program was pulled, and without real reason...
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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 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!"

  • 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...

  • What makes CCHM so special is that, firstly, it has no upper age limit criterion for admission. Secondly, it allows students to pursue the course even while they  are employed full-time in any other organization. Thirdly, CCHM is the topmost homeopathic college in the whole of North America and offers...
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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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