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The Healing Process – The Homeopathic Consultation (Part 2)

I want to continue talking about the homeopathic consultation. As I wrote in Part 1, it is always finding out about the person, and then giving them the homeopathic remedy that is similar to what they are experiencing. In this post, I want to talk about the healing process, the course of treatment.

The Course Of Treatment

Quite often over the course of treatment, more than one homeopathic remedy will be needed. The treatment starts with one homeopathic remedy, which is similar to what the person is experiencing. Follow up appointments let us see how the person is moving through their treatment. This first homeopathic remedy may be used for awhile. Or, after a period of time, 15 days, a month, several months time, another homeopathic remedy may be needed. As the person is moving and healing other rock-layers-3578_1280symptoms, older symptoms and states emerge. A different homeopathic remedy will be needed at this time. In a way, it is like one layer is exposed, and heals, and other layers emerge, going deeper to the core of the person. It is a process of healing.

A Patient

I want to tell you about a patient I have worked with for the past 18 months. I gave her several homeopathic remedies over this period of time. She initially came to see me because she had been in an accident. She suffered a head and brain injury. She was going for western medical treatment, and was doing well with it. She also wanted homeopathy to be part of her care. Her injury situation was more than a first aid situation. My job was to find out about her – what was bothering her and how she was experiencing it.

The first homeopathic remedy helped her a lot. She was feeling better, and was able to do more of the activities that she had found difficult to do after the accident. She was able to use technological devices better; focus and stay on task longer without feeling discomfort; and was experiencing less discomfort, brain fog and dizziness. And she continued to keep improving.

During this period of time, she was starting to go through menopause. The homeopathic remedy helped her through this as well, although the menstrual and menopausal symptoms were not the reason why she had come in for homeopathic treatment. To me, this shows how homeopathy is truly a holistic medicine, and addressing the whole person.

About 9 months into her treatment, at one of the follow up appointments, what she was saying that bothered her was completely different from what had bothered her before. Now, she was feeling very out of control, and that it was easy to be controlled by external things and other people. She described it as if she was being sucked dry, penetrated, and engulfed. She expressed this in a very emotional way, and said this is something she has experienced before in some of her relationships. This was a new picture of her, a new layer. I gave her a different homeopathic remedy. She did well with it.

About 6 months after that, again she was talking differently. What was bothering her now was her neck and shoulders. This was something she has experienced off and on most of her life, although, after having been in the accident, the neck discomfort was not upper most for her. In fact, she didn’t bring it up until later on, until she was doing better from the accident. I gave her another homeopathic remedy that addressed this new layer.

How Healing Occurs

This patient is a good example of how healing occurs, showing that there are different layers to a person. What was bothering her the most after the accident was the difficulties she was having from the head and brain injury – functioning, discomfort, and pain.  As this was doing better, another layer emerged. This layer sand-spiralhad an emotional feeling of being engulfed. As this was doing better, the discomfort and pain in her neck and shoulder emerged. In a way, we go backwards when we heal. We go from the newest to the oldest. This is a one of the Directions of Cure that Constantin Herring wrote about.

I give this example of this woman to show you that very often more than one homeopathic remedy is needed over the course of treatment. Healing is a process. There might not be one homeopathic remedy that is the end all for someone, but several homeopathic remedies may be needed that help move the person towards health. Each homeopathic remedy being a major part of the person’s healing. That is  why, it is a course of treatment, and happening over a period of time.

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I would be happy to talk with you about a course of treatment for you. I can be reached through this blog and through my website www.homeopathytoheal.com.

 

 

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Homeopathic Healing – Inside to the Outside

In many self improvement, motivational books and classes, there is the thought that if we are not happy with our life situation and want to change it, we need to change ourselves first, change our thinking, change our inner talk and language, change our mindset, and become in touch with what we want. This is changing the inside. With these inside changes, the outside will reflect this. And then changes to our situation will have occurred. It will be easier to make these changes since there has been a shift inside of us.

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This is how we want a healing to be, not just a palliating of our symptoms until we need to take the medication again, but a real healing. This is what a homeopathic healing is like. The healing first is on the inside, then reflected on the outside. So it could be that a person is feeling better in themselves, experiencing a good sense of well being, but their skin eruption may be worse. Then as the healing continues, the skin is better. This is from the inside to the outside.

If you haven’t read my blog post STRESS and Homeopathy, posted in September 2013, please do. I talk about how stress is a part of life, and things will just happen. It is what I call our automatic response mode that can cause ill health; it is not the outside, that is the stress. Our automatic response is the inside. As the inside heals, how we handle our lives changes.

Healing from the inside to the outside is one Dr. Constantine Herring’s Directions of Cure. The other two healing directions are from the top (the head) to the bottom (the feet), and from newer symptoms to older ones.  (I wrote more about the Direction of Cure in a May 2013 blog post titled The Direction of Cure: How Homeopathy Assesses Healing, in Regards to Asthma and Eczema.)

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In this blog post, I wanted to point out the similarity between working on our inner selves and the healing with homeopathy.  Both help one move from a place or state of disturbance, chaos, ill health, being stuck, to a state of health, freedom, potential fulfillment, choice, growth and well being. Actually, I have found that one moves faster and sustains the work they do on the inner selves even more, when they have also invested in homeopathic healing. I believe this is so, because homeopathy works on an energetic plane. We become ill on an energetic plane, and we need to heal on that plane. Again, this is the inside.