Practitioner Licentiate (Full-Time)

If you have a desire to help others and transform lives doing work you love, then professional homeopathy training is for you.

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The Practitioner Licentiate Full-Time Course gives you all the knowledge, skills and training you need to receive a Licentiate in Homeopathy and become a professional homeopath with only two years of study.

Course Overview

From September to June, for two days a week, you’ll join a community of people who, just like you, have decided to embark on a new exciting journey to become a qualified homeopath at our London College.

You’ll boost your knowledge and understanding of homeopathy whilst gaining all the skills, training and education you need to become a practising homeopath.

Much of your learning will revolve around the study of the Materia Medica; a collected body of knowledge on the homeopathic uses of hundreds of plants and natural substances.

You’ll study homeopathic philosophy and develop an understanding of the different approach to healing that homeopathy represents. You’ll also study the basics of human anatomy and physiology to enable a full understanding of the conditions that affect the individual, and how homeopathy works to counteract them.

Your fellow students and our CHE staff will offer you continued motivation and encouragement throughout the course, supporting your learning and creating an empowering learning environment.

You’ll also start working with real patients during your first year, allowing you to put your training into practise at our student clinic based at Neal’s Yard, Covent Garden, in central London.

 

Course Structure & Syllabus

Course Dates 2018-19
Month Date
September 2018 25th & 26th
October 2018 2nd & 3rd
9th & 10th
16th & 17th
30th & 31st
November 2018 6th & 7th
13th & 14th
December 2018 4th & 5th
11th & 12th
CHRISTMAS BREAK
January 2019 8th & 9th
15th & 16th
22nd & 23rd
February 2019 5th & 6th
12th & 13th
19th & 20th
March 2019 5th & 6th
12th & 13th
19th & 20th
EASTER BREAK
April 2019 30th
May 2019 1st
7th & 8th
14th & 15th
SUMMER HALF TERM
June 2019 4th & 5th
11th & 12th
18th & 19th
END OF TERM
First Year Syllabus

In your first year you’ll gain a vital foundation in homeopathic principles, philosophies and approaches. Core to the syllabus is the Materia Medica, the collected body of knowledge on homeopathic remedies. You’ll also get to grips with the medical sciences and integrate knowledge of the body and all its systems with your learning from the homeopathic syllabus.

You’ll have the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in a practical way and to gain the skills you need to become a professional homeopath through classroom-based clinical training. Here you’ll learn crucial case-taking, reflection, communication and treatment skills.

In your second semester you’ll observe an experienced homeopathic clinician taking cases, before progressing to active case-taking, prescribing and case management under the supervision of the attending clinician.You’ll also begin supervision with an external supervisor which will continue until the end of your second year.

Module: Homeopathic Philosophy

You’ll explore the history of homeopathy – from Hahnemann to the present day – and study the philosophy behind it. You’ll also be introduced to the repertory (the homeopath’s index to the symptoms of diseases and their remedies) and begin to learn about case-taking skills.

  • History of homeopathy
  • Organon
  • Concept of Health & Disease
  • Law of Similars
  • Vital force
  • Direction of Cure
  • Concept of suppression
  • Potency
  • Introduction to the repertory
  • Classical homeopathy
  • Case taking skills
  • Case analysis
  • Miasmatic theory
  • Study skills
  • Effective communication skills

Module: Anatomy and Physiology I

Learn all about the body, its organs and its systems, from cells and tissues to the immune and digestive systems and begin to integrate your understanding of homeopathy with a thorough understanding of the human body and how it works.

  • Introduction to Anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Organisation of systems
  • Cells and tissues
  • Circulatory system
  • Immune system
  • Digestive system
  • Liver, pancreas and gall bladder
  • Female reproductive system
  • Male reproductive system

Module: Materia Medica I

In this module you’ll delve into the Materia Medica, the body of collected knowledge on the origin and properties of the substances used in homeopathy and key to your future professional practice.

  • Introduction to remedy personalities and signatures
  • Acute and first aid remedies
  • In depth study of 20 major remedies
  • Hierarchy of symptoms: – Mental/ emotional / general/ physical symptoms
  • Cell salts
  • Pharmacy/remedy making
  • Acute and chronic prescribing
  • Keynotes, modalities and aetiology
  • Remedy Relationships
  • Remedy proving
  • Psychological examination of Materia Medica

Module: Clinical Skills and Casework

Through study of methodologies, prescription, case analysis and case taking techniques, along with self-reflection and communication exercises you’ll build the practical skills you need to become a professional homeopath.

  • Psychological examination of Materia Medica
  • Case analysis and case taking techniques
  • Remedy differentiation and comparison
  • Therapeutic remedies for common disease patterns
  • Appropriate use of methodologies
  • Repertory work and analysis
  • Developing rapport and communication skills
  • Self reflection
  • Miasmatic theory
  • Remedy reaction and second prescription

Module: Clinical Training I

Here you’ll build the foundations for your future as a homeopathic practitioner, developing case-taking skills, critically analysing real cases, undergoing supervision and learning all about the clinical environment, its ethics and its protocols.

  • Induction to clinic environment and protocols
  • Code of ethics & Practice
  • Developing case taking and observation skills
  • Clinical casework analysis
  • Self-reflective practice
  • Methodology differentiation
  • Remedy analysis and selection
  • Supervision
  • Working and relating to clients
  • Critical analysis of casework
  • Role play
Second Year Syllabus

Your second year will introduce you to integrated homeopathy, our specialist approach to the subject and a blend of both classical and practical homeopathy. Our method includes includes new approaches, clinical skills and the specialised treatment of specific diseases. You will continue and increase your time in the student clinics.

You’ll learn many therapeutic remedies, herbal support remedies and be introduced to other complementary therapies, such as traditional Chinese medicine, Nutrition and flower essences.

Throughout the year, you’ll consolidate your skills for professional practice, including advanced clinical skills, supervision, complex casework, case management, research skills and evolving reflective practice.

You’ll continue supervision with an external supervisor and be required to start building your homeopathic practice. Business skills and practice management will be an additional highlight of this year.

Module: Materia Medica II

In this fascinating module you’ll expand your knowledge of the Materia Medica, building on everything learnt in year one. You’ll study advanced methodology and therapeutic remedies for particular groups of ailments, such as children’s complaints, psychological illnesses and allergies.

  • Advanced methodology
  • Remedy groups:- snakes, spiders, metals and minerals
  • Miasmatic remedies and Nosodes
  • Children’s complaints: – Hyperactivity, delayed development, eczema
  • Therapeutic remedies for menopause, migraines, allergies, hay fever
  • Bowel Nosodes
  • Remedy differentiation
  • Analysis of major and minor remedies
  • Psychological Materia Medica:- Depression, anxiety, grief, hysteria

Module: Clinical Training II

Through study of methodologies, prescription, case analysis and case taking techniques, along with self-reflection and communication exercises you’ll build the practical skills you need to become a professional homeopath.

  • Complex prescribing
  • Heavy drug pathology
  • Advanced interview and case taking skills
  • Evaluation and refection of prescriptions
  • Use of appropriate methodologies
  • Case analysis with critical review
  • Patient management
  • Business plan and skills
  • Practice building and managing a small business
  • Transference and boundary issues
  • Self-reflection and supervision
  • Continuing professional development

Module: Anatomy and Physiology II&III

Continue your journey of understanding the body through extensive study of the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the urinary and reproductive systems, alongside learning about sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Renal system
  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Pathology of cardiovascular system
  • Infectious diseases and sexually transmitted infections
  • Oncology
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the skin
  • Immune system dysfunction (allergies, auto-immune, immunodeficiency and cancer)

Module: Research Methods

This module will provide you with the tools and skills necessary to understand and apply different research methods and techniques. You’ll also ground the theoretical knowledge you’ve gained throughout the course by exploring the current evidence base for homeopathy.

  • Accessing research literature
  • Critical reading skills
  • Research paradigms and perspectives
  • Understanding statistics in research papers
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Audit and evaluation
  • Ethical issues in research
  • Current evidence base for homeopathy

Module: Advanced Materia Medica and Treatment Management

Through this module your knowledge of the Materia Medica and your ability to analyse symptoms and identify treatments will reach new levels as you study complex cases and advanced methodologies. You’ll be equipped with the skills you need to move from student to practising homeopath.

  • Advanced methodologies: – Sankaran, Scholten
  • Physical Generals
  • Sarcodes and Tautopathic remedies
  • Organ drainage/mother tinctures
  • Research into new remedies and proving’s
  • Advanced therapeutic remedies
  • Critical appraisal of Materia Medica
  • Comparative Materia Medica for complex health disorders
  • Reflective practice and patient management
  • Advanced case analysis
  • Reflection and critical analysis of remedy reaction
  • Drug withdrawal techniques
  • Nutrition
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Designing treatment approaches for complex cases and advanced pathology

Qualification

Once you have successfully completed the full-time Licentiate course you will be awarded the professional homeopathic practitioner qualification – the Licentiate of the Centre for Homeopathic Education (LCHE).

This qualification demonstrates that you have attained the necessary academic and practical skills to be a homeopathic practitioner and enables you to begin your own homeopathy practice.

You’ll also be able to register with one of the professional registering organisations as CHE is fully accredited by the Society of Homeopaths, the Alliance of Registered Homeopaths and the Homeopathic Medical Association – the main organisations which recognise UK homeopathy courses.

Fees and Funding

We believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier for you to gain professional homeopathy training, which is why there are several ways for you to finance the cost of this course. You can find all the information on fees and finance by following the link below.

Entry Requirements

People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to apply for the full time Practitioner course. Our current students have a variety of qualifications, some already have a degree, some are practitioners in other fields and others have started out with no formal qualifications.

What they all have in common is a passion for helping others and the motivation to become a practising homeopath. As long as you share the same passion, motivation and are over 18 we welcome your application.

Students who have previous educational experience will need to have gained the standard entry requirements: 5 GCSE subjects at grade C or above, including English and Maths, and two ‘A’ levels at grade C or above.

Mature students (over the age of 21) or those without a conventional educational background, will need to demonstrate their learning ability from work and life experience. We will help you to do this during your interview, when we discuss your life and work experience; identifying areas of responsibility, communication skills, problem-solving and where you have been involved in decision-making.

No matter what background you come to us with, we’ll provide you with ample support on your journey to become a licensed homeopath.

This is a popular course with only 20 places available, so we encourage you to apply as early as possible to improve your chances of joining.

How To Apply

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