By Dana Ullman MPH, CCH
Reading books on “homeopathic methodology” are absolutely essential for understanding how to find the best and most deep-acting homeopathic medicines for people. The ONE book that everyone should get is the book written by the founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann, MD:
It is also helpful to get the book by James Tyler Kent, MD, who summarized Hahnemann’s great work.
Additional important (and more modern) books to get are:
- Achieving and Maintaining the Simillimum: Strategies for Case Management, Luc De Schepper, MD (a very useful textbook for the serious student or practitioner on how to practice classical Hahnemannian homeopathy)
- Hahnemann Revisited, Luc De Schepper, MD (a very useful textbook for the serious student or practitioner on how to practice classical Hahnemannian homeopathy)
Advanced Guide for Professional Homeopaths (get THIS book after reading at least one of his other books!)
- Homeopathic Methodology: Casetaking, Repertory, and Case Analysis, by Todd Rowe, MD, CCH (Written by the former President of the National Center for Homeopathy and a teacher at the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy)
- A Tutorial and Workbook for the Homeopathic Repertory (with Solutions Guide and CD-ROM!) by Karen Allen, RSHom (This is the best guidebook for learning how to use a homeopathic repertory. This book is usually required reading for students in homeopathic training programs.)
- Case Management in Homeopathic Medicine. Alastair Gray. This is an important book for students and practitioners of homeopathy who need to learn how to manage the case after the first prescription.
- Method: Exploring the Breadth, Context and Application of Different Clinical Approaches in the Practice of Homeopathy. Alastair C. Gray. This important book describes the different ways that homeopathy is practiced.
- Case Taking: Best Practice and Creating Meaning in the Consulting Room. Alastair C. Gray. (This is the BEST book on learning to do effective case taking.)