Dr. Shelly Epstein, VMD, CVH,
Wilmington Animal Hospital
Wallingford, United States
Predictive homeopathy and veterinary cases: Hahnemann’s chronic miasms for prescribing success
Shelley R. Epstein, VMD, CVH, past-president of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy in the United States and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, will be lecturing on some veterinary applications to Dr. Prafull Vijayakar’s Predictive Homeopathy. She will be discussing fine-tuning our interpretation of responses to our prescriptions based on an embryologic explanation of the Direction of Cure. This lecture will provide a new perspective on what is commonly referred to as “Hering’s Law of Cure.”
Applying Predictive Homeopathy to Veterinary Cases: Theory of Suppression and Direction of Cure
In the second lecture, Dr. Epstein will offer further veterinary applications of Predictive Homeopathy. This discussion will focus on the utility of Hahnemann’s three miasms in veterinary cases. By recognizing which miasm is represented in each clinical sign and emphasizing selection of the most syphilitic signs, the veterinarian can increase their chance of curing a case.
Dr. Epstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1985, and became a Certified Veterinary Homeopath by the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy in 1996. She studied animal chiropractic with the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association’s Course in Animal Chiropractic in 1997 – 1998. From 1985 to the present she has been working at the Wilmington Animal Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. Dr. Epstein has given presentationsin many countries and participated in numerous national and international conferences, symposia and seminars. She is active in various homeopathy associations (Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, International Association for Veterinary Homeopathy, among others) and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She has published many case reports including“Skin to (Almost) Die For”in the Journal of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, Winter 2001 issue. This case report illustrated cure of severe, deep pyoderma using the homeopathic remedy graphites. Her case report “Clinical resolution of nasal aspergillosis following therapy with a homeopathic remedy in a dog,” was published in the esteemed Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, Nov/Dec 2012. This was the first homeopathy case report to be published in a conventional veterinary journal in the United States. Dr. Epstein is continuing her education in holistic medicine by attending numerous homeopathic seminars and courses.