What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a natural and scientific system of medicine that facilitates the bodies ability to heal itself.
It has been around for over 200 years and is still evolving. It is based on the notion of “like cures like”. This means that a remedy that looks and acts like the symptoms expressed by the individual is the one that will allow the vital force or ‘chi’ to come back into balance. This re-balancing allows the whole individual to heal. A homeopathic consultation treats the entire person, mind , body and soul. All remedies are safe , non-toxic and have no side effects. It is so gentle it is safe for infants and pregnant women alike.
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How Does Homeopathy Compare to Other forms of Treatment?

  • Identifies and addresses root causes vs. symptoms. Homeopathy understands that the symptoms we can see and feel are the result of many layers of experiences over a lifetime. By themselves, none of these may have created an illness, but they each create a slight imbalance that impairs the body’s ability to heal itself. Homeopathy heals by helping the body to restore balance at the root cause rather than just addressing symptoms.
  • Proactive and preventative. Homeopathy is effective in preventing illness even before it can be detected by traditional medicine. Traditional medicine can’t help you unless you are ill. Homeopathy can. Even if you “just” feel physically or emotionally run down, homeopathy can provide remedies that will address underlying issues before they have a chance create disease in the body.
  • Individually tailored. Homeopathy recognizes that each individual is different – even if they have the same external symptoms. No two treatments are alike because no two individuals are alike
  • Gentle. Homeopathic treatment is very safe, gentle and non-invasive and as such is well-tolerated by children, the elderly and others with more sensitive systems.
  • Environmentally friendly. Unlike pharmaceuticals, homeopathy does not harm the patient or the environment. Homeopathic treatments do not accumulate toxins in the human body, nor do they pass out toxins into the environment when eliminated as waste like many traditional medicines such as antibiotics do. In addition, animal experimentation is not needed to produce homeopathic medicines.
  • Complements other forms of treatment. Homeopathy need not be an either/or decision. With 20+ years as a nurse, I am well aware of the benefits of traditional medicine and my clients feel confident knowing that I can help them get the best of both worlds to speed their healing and optimize their health.
  • Cost-Effective. While homeopathy may not be covered by some extended health benefit plans, it is far less expensive overall than other non-medical forms of alternative treatment. On average, clients will spend less than $100/month over the course of a year to restore and maintain optimum health.

What does a typical treatment look like?

A consultation with a homeopath is quite different from seeing any other health care professional. The initial consultation lasts about 1.5 – 2 hours . We will begin by having a conversation so that I can learn and understand how you see and react to the world around you. After our consultation I will spend as much time as necessary analyzing your case and choosing an appropriate remedy for you and your symptoms. This might take from as little as a few hours to several days and a remedy is usually ready for you within 1 week.
A follow up visit is made  2-3 weeks after you have taken the first remedy to evaluate how it is acting. 4- 6 weeks after that another consultation is requested to assess the effects of the remedy. As you begin to feel stronger  the visits will become less frequent. The number of visits required depends on the complexity of your case. Typically you will see me 3-4 times as described above, and subsequent follow ups if necessary will range from 10-20 weeks.
*All consultations and treatments are completely confidential.

For more info on homeopathy follow these links

BC Society of Homeopaths

The mission of the BC Society of Homeopaths is to support homeopathic practitioners in attaining and maintaining high professional standards, and to promote the development of homeopathy as a distinct profession.


Canadian Society of Homeopaths

The Canadian Society of Homeopaths is a national association for Canadian Homeopaths and supporters of Homeopathy. It plays a leading role in representing the interests of its members with government, businesses, and the media.


West Coast Homeopathic Society

The West Coast Homeopathic Society serves the homeopathic community in British Columbia, representing the professional and political interests of qualified homeopaths and promoting homeopathic awareness and education