Helen Bowcock RSHom
“My area of Personal & Professional Development is the glue that binds homoeopathy training. It is of paramount importance to be a healthy, safe and well resourced practitioner.
I love to communicate my passion for the reflective practitioner, able to take positive responsibility and have fun; empowered by self awareness & acceptance, and compassion.
In all this, I also draw on my skills in designing and delivering ethics training and facilitating aware thinking.”
Background: Helen trained as a homoeopath after a career as a teacher in Further & Higher Education and volunteer counsellor.
Emma Cox RSHom
My relatively new status is a natural thing to harness, in order to combine a supportive, nurturing environment where no one gets left behind, with academic depth.
I have worked at growing student clinics and making them a healing place for our patients and a rewarding learning experience for students, where they feel supported during the rigours of the final years of training.”
Paper on potency choices and Homeopathy 4 Everyone article on sea remedies.
Background: Homoeopathy is Emma’s first professional career after graduating in Philosophy.
Cath Donovan RSHom
“My area of expertise is anatomy, physiology & pathology. It is important to me that this knowledge is related to homoeopathic principles and treatment.
My ambition is get across the identification of the symptoms one should analyse and prioritise in order to reflect the centre of the patient’s case.
I have a published case in physostigmine related to Parkinson’s, available on hpathy.com.”
Background: Cath re-trained as a homoeopath after a career in Nursing and Teaching.
Mel Downing RSHom
I am truly delighted to be part of the teaching staff at the North West College of Homeopathy. I look forward to college weekends in the same way as I did when I was first a student. Being part of such a vibrant community is exciting and affirms the strong future of Homeopathy.
The Rumi quote, “We’re all just walking each other home”, feels to me to encompass the power of the homeopathic journey with the healer, teacher and hero’s journey.
Mel trained as a Homeopath after a career as a Theatre Stage Manager where she met some fascinating characters. Her first job was as a trainee computer programmer where she quickly realised she prefers people to machines.
“I want to support investigative and curious minds continuously interested in building scientific knowledge to best serve a homeopathic practice.
My specialism is anatomy, physiology & pathology. I bring to the College a mix of the British and French approaches to homeopathy, with a focus on organ and body system support, and an interest in symptoms related to hormonal, cancer or long term drug toxicity.
My research interests have included reviewing a randomised controlled trial of homoeopathy in rheumatoid arthritis and developing a pilot study on the potential action of a specific remedy in increasing callus formation during fracture healing.
Background: Anne trained as a homoeopath after an International Business career.
George Garlick, Fellow of the Society of Homeopaths
“I get excited by homoeopathic philosophy, the study of our fundamental principles and the understanding which underpins everything we do in the clinic. My particular expertise is in the teachings of Samuel Hahnemann, homoeopathy’s founder, and insights into case analysis.
I want to communicate confidence in our principles and process, and encourage critical enquiry into everything else!”
Publications include articles in the Homeopath and the ezine Homeopathy 4 Everyone.
Background: George trained as a homoeopath after a career in Community Action.
Annie Hirsch RSHom
I published my findings on Homelessness and Homeopathy in the professional journal, The Homeopath.
Background: Annie trained initially in primary health care in developing countries, and re-trained as a homoeopath after a career in Housing and Social Care.
Sue Hladky RSHom
I really enjoy sharing ideas and interests in Homeopathy. We can all learn from each other.
My research project was on the remedy Thea, made from tea. I focus my writing on introductory articles for local health magazines to get the word out to the public about how great homoeopathy is.”
Background: Sue trained as a homoeopath after a career in Teaching.
Zoe Holden, RSHom
“I believe that Homeopathy is the healthy medicine that will help us face many of the healthcare challenges of the future. I love working with young families; supporting mothers through their pregnancies and seeing healthy babies who have this amazing system of healthcare available to them from day one”.
Background: Zoe trained as a homoeopath after a career in Architecture.
Andrene Mills RSHom
Alongside my private practice, I currently work with students in a clinic setting at the Kath Locke Centre and also undertake case supervision. I love reflecting upon and exploring the therapeutic relationship between patient and homeopath. I love the journey that we go on together. I hope to strengthen the Clinical Practice of students by bringing some practical guidance and teaching into a college setting. The common thread running through my life in whatever role I have undertaken has been the desire to nurture and help others realise their potential. My aim is to ‘Keep it Simple’ whilst supporting the academic rigour expected of the college.
Background: Original career was in retail banking where I had a wide variety of roles. I taught in FE for 10 years. “
Ffranses Wharton-Faraut RSHom
I encourage students in their self-directed study, liberating their creativity in the way they learn so as to deepen learning. I like to integrate the physiological, the energetic and the homoeopathic.
I have always been passionate about teaching, since getting my first swimming instructor qualifications as a teenager. I continue to teach outside College, specialising in the medium of British Sign Language, including Yoga.”
Search “Ffranses” on hpathy.com for a profoundly deaf patient’s story.
Background: Ffranses trained as a homoeopath and practices alongside her career in BSL Interpreting.
Angie Zajac RSHom
“My passion is practical philosophy, demonstrating homeopathic principles in action through cases. Teaching using one’s own cases encourages teaching from the heart.
I want students to know: It works! And you can do it! Keep it simple. If you are stuck the answer is in homoeopathy’s founding book, the Organon! For inspiration read paragraph 9 regularly!
I have had several papers published in The Homeopath and the international magazine, Homeopathic Links, reflecting my expertise in LM potencies, provings and the treatment of children.”
Background: Angie trained as a homoeopath after careers in Teaching and Scientific Research.