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...
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... Read More
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.
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
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... Read More
I am practicing in the suburban Chicago area, working out of a holistic MD pediatricians office. (A connection I made thru my local health food store where I've been going for years) The doctor trained thru CEDH USA and stocks and sells Boiron low potencies and uses homeopathy for acutes. www.wholehealthmamapediatrics.com . It’s instant... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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
From Jack Gagliardi, HOM, BA, CCHM Alumnus and Lecturer
In 1998, just 4 months before I was to be married, I became severely ill. I woke up one morning to find that my legs felt numb and weak and that I was losing mobility in my hands. I immediately saw my family doctor who performed some neurological tests on me and decided to send me to a specialist. This neurologist again performed even more tests on me and then decided to send me to another specialist working out of the hospital. After seeing that specialist and undergoing many more tests including several MRIs, I was labeled and diagnosed as having myelitis; the inflammation of the myelin sheath surrounding my spinal cord. They were unable to ascertain a cause.
After a month of diagnostic tests I was simply told there was nothing they could do for me but to come back in six months for a follow-up. I was devastated that nothing was being done for me and that I was simply sent home in this state. I struggled along for 5 months with very little improvement in my condition.
A friend asked me if I considered seeing a homeopath? I was unfamiliar with that modality and asked her about her experience. She said she had been seeing one for her chronically recurring cold sores. After seeing her homeopath she was free of the cold sores that plagued her constantly. I was open to the idea and decided to make an appointment.
That decision changed my life and my understanding of health and disease. After seeing my homeopath for only three months, I began to recover. I became stronger and my emotional state became one of confidence and hope as opposed to despair. Not only did my neurological symptoms almost completely subside but my asthma and allergies that I suffered with since I was a child, resolved. I was using an asthma puffer for over 15 years every time I played sports or exercised. I also used an antihistamine almost every day during allergy season. After six months I no longer needed my asthma spray or antihistamines. To this day I have not used a puffer or any allergy medication. And all this without any side-effects.
Because homeopathy treats the patient and not the disease and views a patient’s health in its totality, my homeopathic treatment helped balance out all my health issues naturally. My body became stronger and I was able to resolve my health problems without the use of suppressive pharmaceutical medications.
I knew that I needed to learn more about homeopathic medicine and that I must help educate others about the medical choices available to them. I therefore dedicated three challenging years to my training at the Toronto School of Homeopathic Medicine, which is now CCHM (the only Canadian school offering a graduate program in homeopathy to be accredited by the Council on Homeopathic Education).
There are some doctors out there that are beginning to refer patients to homeopaths but much more education and awareness needs to happen. Unfortunately many doctors are trained in medical school to believe that the only form of valuable health care is the one supported by the multi-national pharmaceutical companies. Through my clinical work I have been able to help many people with conditions in which conventional medicine was only able to provide palliation of symptoms. I am proud to be a part of the homeopathic medical community and look forward to helping others rediscover their health and well-being. Co-operation and open dialogue between your homeopath and your medical doctor will ensure that you are receiving the best medical care possible.
You can read more about Jack and his practice, and see the original version of this story on his website at www.homeopathyheals.com