It’s not too late to learn… or join!

Late enrolment (4)Have you ever wondered if you’ve “missed the boat”? That it’s too late to learn, or that you’re too late to join a course this academic year.  Well, you’re not too late but rather just in time with us at Salisbury Homeopathy College.

We strongly believe in teaching you to fish.  Remember the adage “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”?  Well, sticking with our boat metaphor, the ship has not sailed (another pun, sorry!) on your chance to learn a skill that will not only last you for a lifetime, but will INSPIRE you for a lifetime.  Homeopathy has kept our lecturers engaged, enthused and even young as it has inspired us all through its wonder and continual ability to teach us all to be better people… it’s not just about the working one to one with clients, which is such a privilege, but through opening our hearts and minds to engage with this incredible philosophy we all become wiser and richer participants in the life we live.

We pride ourselves on our flexibility during our teaching programme, to help meet the individual needs of all of our students. Individual, tailored tutor support and supervision throughout helps us to stay on top of and to meet our students’ needs. We can even be flexible with our enrolment. Which means that you can join us even in November.

If you’d like a taste – a chance to join us – then why not come along on 11 November? You need to book your place – so visit our ‘Open Day’ page to register for the first time or renew your connection with us. We’d love to see you here!

We’re Ready!

Yes, we are irrepressible because Friday’s clinic is the start of the new academic year.  Plans made, lectures prepped, and even, most importantly, new stationery bought for lectures on Saturday and Sunday.  For the devoted to stationery, this time of year is a blessing, and we are amongst the devoted.  Added to that excitement we are shortly to have even more technology so that all staff and students can use the overhead projectors.  I know, stunning news.

Wow! New Stationery!

Wow! New Stationery!!! (Contain yourself)

So, if you haven’t already booked yourself onto our Beginning Homeopathy course – 23-24 September or even made the first step to study for a year’s course or more (starting October) please fill in the form on this website and start your next chapter of life learning with us.

What do you love about new beginnings?  For me, it’s that delicious feeling of a blank screen or paper filled with nothing but possibilities.  And possibilities are where ideas come from.  Giving ourselves permission to make creative space is valuable, in itself.  The break away from our normal routine is like a breath of fresh air.

Learn homeopathy - A Breath of Fresh Air

A breath of fresh air

Come and breathe and be, and find your inner homeopath.

 

Annie x

Annie Batchelor RSHom, Principal.

Back to School – Autumn Blog from our Principal, Annie Batchelor

Is it me or does the new term come around earlier each year?  For those of us with little ones starting nursery or Primary School, or older children going ‘up to big school’ this time of year is full of expectation and anticipation.  At SHC we are sharing your feelings as we prepare for our new academic year and all our activities planned for 2017/18.

Back to College

Back to College

As Autumn approaches the smells in the air change; the light begins to fade as sunset creeps in earlier each day.   These seasonal reminders of change are music to a homeopath’s ear.  It is the seasons that beg us to yield to change.  We might still long for lazy beach days, or mornings without the alarm but sure as eggs are laid the time is here to start again.

The emotional flow in Autumn can sometimes catch us out, as we drop off the kids at school with that well known mix of relief and regret.  The gardeners among us are busy gathering in the harvest, tut tutting over a poor crop or a glut of beans.  All the while knowing that as soon as we get used to wearing socks and jumpers we will delight in frosty mornings again.

Study Homeopathy - old books, new technology

Study Homeopathy – old books, new technology

So what has all this to do with homeopathy?  Simply put we practice the gentle art of supporting reactions to change.  Some children relish going back to school, some don’t.  Some undergraduates, accustomed to the easy living at home, haver over their courses and flat and friends.  New terms also herald a raft of new inoculations for some that bring anxiety and dread.  Many a parent will contact me this week and this month with a lump in their throat as the drift to school and university continues.  Some of us deal well with parting and separation and some don’t.  Homeopathy offers a subtle and gentle tool for helping us over the humps in the road.  Having emotions is great and it’s normal, but occasionally we need help as the partings resonate with a painful memory that we simply cannot shift.

Studying homeopathy  at SHC ,whether to become a professional or to enjoy using homeopathy at home with a short course, gives you an understanding of human nature and suffering.  Being able to put experiences into an individual’s context and see how you can help is a key to developing your homeopathic thinking.

Anything is possible!

Anything is possible!

Guided by experienced professionals you will learn how our body and mind works, what’s normal and what’s an important symptom that needs attention.  We offer an integrated view of all things human and a holistic approach to health and illness.  Helping someone through a difficult new term can be to avoid getting sick later. So a little help at the beginning of a new season can help us ‘prime the pump’ as the demands of the week increases and we all adapt to the end of the year, which as we all know is really the beginning!

We would love to meet you! Do browse our website to find out more.

Annie Batchelor BA RSHom

Principal, Salisbury Homeopathy College

This September- New You with Natural Health & Homeopathy Training!

Plan ahead and make time for you with this September’s new academic year! Learn a skill for life – short course or long course, the choice is yours!

Beginning HomeopathyWould you like to learn more about wellbeing, natural health and homeopathy in a relaxed but professional environment? Maybe you would enjoy a practical course, with lots of interactive learning and innovative teaching?  Would you like to be able to use a home remedy kit to use on friends and family?  Then a short course might be for you.  Come along to our ‘Beginning Homeopathy’ Course 23-24 September, meet fellow students and enjoy a beautiful setting in central Salisbury.  Our tutors are enthusiastic, professional, practising homeopaths and lecturers who want you to get the most from your learning. You could even use the weekend as a ‘taster’ if you’re considering a professional training or change of career.  See here for more!

Or why not investigate a new career?  Train part-time over 4 years, with 10 weekends a year in beautiful Salisbury – innovative teaching, one-to-one tutor support, become part of the college community and learn a life-changing, transformative way of viewing health and how to work with individual clients. Become the change you want to see in the world. Our four year licentiate course will prepare you for practice and it starts this autumn too.  See here for more details.Clinic_large

SHC lecturer and researcher Ali Fixsen has successful Conference year in 2015

2015 has been a busy year for me as a researcher and conference presenter!  In June I was invited to present a poster at the HRI conference in Rome on Homeopathy as an alternative to antibiotics for otitis media. The conference was an exciting and dynamic event, and gave a great overview of current research happening in the homeopathic community. In contrast, the November Euroscicon conference, “Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic alternatives: Looking towards the future”, brought together international researchers from a spectrum of medical fields. I am pleased to say that my presentation “Should homoeopathy be considered as part of a treatment strategy for otitis media/OME?” was well received and led to by some interesting questions and discussion around the topic.

The conference highlight for me was a trip to Oslo as a guest speaker at the Norwegian Homeopathy Research Convention. Our hosts treated us royally, the city impressed us with its fabulous architecture and sculpture, while the spectacle of a huge red moon during the lunar eclipse was a sight to behold!

Finally I have been continuing my post- doctoral thesis on the emotional life of organisations, and in August I presented a paper on work to date at the European Sociological Association in Prague.  My paper ‘Interaction Rituals and Jumbled Emotions Among “Relative Strangers: Simulated Patient Work on a Trainee Complementary Therapy Practitioner Program’ can be accessed at http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/5/3/2158244015595090.

 

Ali Fixsen teaches at Salisbury Homeopathy College and supervises a number of students with their cases.