We are excited to announce our Spring 2019 Empower Homeopathy Webinar Series!  

The theme of this series is, Perspectives in Homeopathy. Join us to hear from advocacy experts and renowned homeopaths. 
During this event, we  welcomed back some of our previous speakers and were honored to introduce some new friends! 

Pre Event With Some of Our Favorites

Aired Monday, February 18, 2019 
Topic: Homeopathy Study Groups- Bringing Moms to the Next Level

Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHom is an international homeopathic consultant, author, educator and sought-after speaker. She is an honorary board member of Weston Price Foundation, authors a 9-year-running column in their international quarterly journal and is a blogger where she treats readers to her homeopathy secrets. She began her formal studies in Homeopathy in 1986. Joette spends her time in Calcutta in an ongoing fellowship with The Dr. Prasanta Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation where she has developed many of her techniques for teaching families how to use homeopathy instead of meds.

Joette turned her back on conventional drugs over 36 years ago, became a homeopath has met and taught 10’s of thousands of people in her practice and teaching career and more importantly raised her now adult children without a single visit to a doctor, using homeopathy and sound nutrition instead. She empowers families with the ability to cure themselves and families using her Practical Homeopathy® methods and of course guts, spunk, and moxie. Find out how you can use what she uses for her family, clients, and students by going to her website PracticalHomeopathy.com

Aired Tuesday, February 19
Classical Homeopathy for Children: An Introduction to Child Constitutions
Sue Meyer ND CCH is a wife and home school mother of eleven. She and her husband, Ron, currently have 33 grandchildren, whom they dearly enjoy spending time with on a regular basis. She spends most of her free time in the study of Natural Medicine with her main focus being on Proper Nutrition, Essential Oils and Classical Homeopathy. She has earned a Diploma in Naturopathy but focuses mainly on the curative powers of Homeopathy.  Sue is a Certified Classical Homeopath through the Council of Homeopathic Certification and is certified in CEASE Therapy. 


Wellness Week with New Faces

Aired Monday, February 25
James S. Turner is the attorney representing Americans for Homeopathy Choice. He represents businesses as well as individuals and consumer groups in a wide variety of regulatory matters concerning food, drug, health, environmental and product-safety matters. He has appeared before every major consumer regulatory agency, including the Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Consumer Product Safety Commission and Federal Trade Commission, as well as the Department of Agriculture and the National Institutes of Health. Mr. Turner has served as special counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Food, Nutrition, and Health and to the Senate Government Operations Subcommittee on Government Research.



Aired Tuesday, February 26
Topic: The Skinny on Skin
Miranda will talk about which minor, acute skin complaints you can safely treat at home and which you need to consult a professional homeopath about.

Miranda Castro FSHom, CCH, RSHom(NA), is a British homeopath who has been living in the US since 1994. She has been practicing classical homeopathy since 1982, and speaking and teaching about homeopathy around the world since 1988.

She is author the best-selling The Complete Homeopathy Handbook, (over 250,000 copies sold) the much-loved Homeopathy for Mother and Baby (Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth and Your Baby’s First Years in the US), and A Homeopathic Guide to Stress. Miranda believes passionately that homeopathy is ‘medicine for the people’ and her writing reflects that: MirandaCastro.com

Aired Wednesday, February 27
Topic: Story Time: Self Advocating in a Conventional Medical World

Anna Cox is passionate about expanding health options and the freedom to access them. Serving on the board of directors for the North American Society of Homeopaths is just one of many ways she pursues these passions. Anna has a robust practice in classical homeopathy in Los Angeles, California. Her journey includes a 15-year clinical research project investigating the combination of classical homeopathy paired with bio-feedback examining predictability and efficacy.  Beyond the success in her own health recovery, she has consistently witnessed unprecedented healing with homeopathy through clients suffering a wide array of chronic disease. She and her husband Brad have two grown children and three grandchildren.  


Thursday, February 28
Dealing with Dubious Dads

Noel Peterson CCH, RSHom (NA), MBA is a board-certified classical homeopath with a full-time practice in the Austin, Texas area. Noel serves as Vice-President for the nationally accredited Council for Homeopathic Certification. He is a published author in peer-reviewed medical journals, alternative health and wellness publications, and is a featured speaker for corporate wellness events. Noel is also a subject matter expert for local radio shows, news programs, and podcasts on topics related to homeopathy. He is a husband and father to three young boys ages 6, 4, and nine months – all raised on the health benefits of homeopathy. 


Aired Friday, February 29
Topic: Top 3 Mistakes Pet Owners Make
Todd Cooney DVM, MS, CVH was born and raised in Indiana, and received a BS in Wildlife Science, MS in Veterinary Parasitology, and DVM from Purdue University.  He worked in private mixed practice, served as a veterinary officer in the US Air Force and Army, and also worked as a USDA veterinarian.  After 22 years of conventional practice, he took Dr. Richard Pitcairn’s Professional Course in Veterinary Homeopathy, which changed the way he viewed health and disease.  Dr. Cooney began to use homeopathy in his practice right away, and now treats nearly all cases this way. He practices in northern Indiana, serves as an instructor for the Pitcairn Institute of Veterinary Homeopathy (pivh.org), and is the President of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (theAVH.org).  He is also a regular contributor to articles in Integrative Veterinary Journal, Dogs Naturally Magazine, and presents seminars and webinars on holistic veterinary topics.



Surprise Encore!

Denise Straiges

President and Clinical Director | CCH, RSHom(NA), PC

Denise Straiges served as Executive Director and Head of Clinical Affairs for the Centre for Homeopathic Education, NYC, bringing together the team and program that is now: The Academy of Homeopathy Education NYC | World. As Executive Director of CHE NYC, Denise expanded the professional programming to include a two-year, full-time course, the only one of its kind in the United States. She is fiercely committed to raising the bar in academic and clinical training for all homeopaths around the world. 

In addition to the bustling, low-cost clinic run by the school, Denise founded a not-for-profit/charity for the homeless, addicted and underserved populations. She successfully forged a partnership with a major medical institution in NYC and currently practices with and teaches doctors and medical residents in Classical Homeopathy and Clinical Applications.

Denise has developed and implemented a fully-integrated clinical training model designed to address the broad landscape of clinical education and prepare students for the rigors of practice. With an emphasis on long-term case management, students are expected to critically think beyond the one-remedy miracle to fully explore the unfolding of chronic disease and the therapeutic relationship. The program is built around peer review, mentorship, practice building and business management.

Denise is a core faculty member of AHE NYC | World’s foundation studies and post-graduate/professional development programs. She lectures internationally in Homeopathy, Integrative Wellness and Spirituality in Medicine. She has taught for numerous schools of holistic wellness in the US and abroad.

Her love of homeopathy and insatiable appetite for learning have led to deep exploration of the art and science of our craft as well as parallel study into the philosophies and practice of alchemy, yoga, meditation and the myriad ways in which our lifestyle choices affect our mind, body and spirit.

In addition to an extensive private practice, Denise mentors homeopathy students, leads retreats and workshops and writes/lectures on sustainable healthcare and spirituality in medicine. With national certification in Classical Homeopathy by the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CCH), Denise is also a registered member of the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH) and served as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Homeopathic Association. Denise’s homeopathy training includes foundation studies at The School of Homeopathy New York and Devon, England, graduation from the Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the Dynamis School of Graduate Studies in Homeopathy. Her insatiable appetite for learning has led to study with some of Homeopathy’s most prominent contemporary teachers and researchers from the US, UK, Europe and India. Whether working one-on-one with clients, supervising professional students, or speaking to groups large and small, Denise’s passionate and multi-dimensional perspectives captivate and motivate people toward positive change.


Alastair Gray

Director of Program Development, Learning Technologies, Compliance and Operations | MSc (UK), BAHons, ADH, DSH, PCH, PCHom

Alastair Gray teaches at and heads up course development and e-learning at AHE. He has lectured under and post-graduate CM, homeopathy and naturopathy for 18 years, including philosophy, case taking and management, ethics, business practices and scope of practice. A regular seminar and conference presenter worldwide he is the author of 22 books and numerous articles on primary research in natural medicine. He is passionate about e-learning and educational technology in his academic and teaching work. Clinical practice (25 years) remains a significant focus. He is enrolled in a PhD at the University of Technology Sydney exploring the intersection of Education, CM and learning technologies.

Alastair Gray holds various consulting roles: Academic (Endeavour College of Natural Health, Australia, Centre of Homeopathic Education (CHE), New York) Educational (Portland Centre of Integrative Medicine, UK) Management (Director Operations College of Health and Homeopathy (College of Natural Health and Homeopath NZ), as well as consulting to organisations on homeopathic provings and e-learning. Prior, he headed up the homeopathy department at Endeavour College of Natural Health, and was the National Academic e-learning Manager.