New England School of Homeopathy

NESH Alumni Spotlight

We are delighted to share this fun project to highlight the work and other passions of our wonderful NESH Alumni. We are thrilled to have been part of their education and training. Our goal is to keep creating and supporting members of our NESH family and to generate ongoing opportunities and exposure for the people we love and respect.

Featured NESH Alumna July 2019:

Kitt Guaraldi – Portland, Oregon
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Kitt is one of our alumni who studied with NESH and then went on to get her ND degree. Starting at our Amherst class in 2005, she finished up that 2 year class in Portland, OR. In 2008 she repeated the class, helping to promote the course at NCNM as our student rep.

• 2017-present: owner of Each Peach Family Wellness in Portland, OR
• 2017-present: Herman and Wallace Pelvic Floor Rehab Provider
• 2015-2017: Naturopath and Structural Integrator at Kwan Yin Healing Arts Center in Portland, OR
• 2011-2015: Naturopath and midwife in South Burlington, Stowe and Salisbury, VT.
• 2011: Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Certificate in Naturopathic Midwifery from NCNM

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Featured NESH Alumna June 2019:

Suzanne Smith CCHHebron, New Hampshire

Suzanne has a long and committed relationship to homeopathy and to its growth across the country. We first met Suzanne in a very early NESH class in 1993 and she’s been part of our family ever since. With an open heart and compassionate presence, she has helped many people on their healing journeys and has guided many others to the study and inspire a passion for homeopathy.

• Homeopathy & nutrition counseling practice in Hebron, NH since 2002
• Board Member & Treasurer at Homeopaths Without Borders, 2011-present
• Representative, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 2008-present
• Assistant Editor/Copy Editor, American Homeopath Journal, 2008-2009
• Secretary/Treasurer, 14 Carrots Natural Food Cooperative, 2002-2006
• CCH Certificate, Council for Homeopathic Certification, 2002
• Broadcaster, WDIY-FM, 1998-2002

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Featured NESH Alumna May 2019:

Tamar Laderman CCH, FNP-BC – Teaneck, New Jersey
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Tamar has been in the NESH family since 1995. She has taken just about everything we have offered and has attended most of our Reunion and Clinical Class Weekends. Would not be NESH without her!

• 2017-Present: City Care Family Practice NYC, family nurse practitioner integrative health
• 2012-2016: FNP/ Homeopath, Center for Health and Healing, Mount Sinai/Beth Israel
• 2011: Family Nurse Practitioner BC, Pace University
• 2008: Registered Nurse, Bergen Community College
• 2001: Certified in Classical Homeopathy
• 1995-2011: Homeopathic consultant

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Featured NESH Alumnus April 2019:

Jeffrey Feinman VMD, CVHWeston, Connecticut
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Jeff studied with us from 2003-2005 and has since joined us occasionally for clinical and reunion class weekends. We are appreciative of the role Jeff plays in the world of advocacy for homeopathic treatment of animals.

Member: American Veterinary Medical Association
• President: The Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH) Foundation
• Past president: AVH & Chairman: AVH Education Committee
• Member: Dr. André Saine’s Int’t Hahnemannian Materia Medica Pura Project
• Holistic medical director: Helen Rich’s On The Wings Of Angels Rescue (OWAR) in Odessa, FL 2014-2017
• CT’s First Certified Veterinary Homeopath: 2000
• Veterinary Honor Society (Phi Zeta): Inducted 1985

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Featured NESH Alumna March 2019:

Rebecca Principe ND – Portland, Oregon
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Rebecca studied with NESH at our 2013-2014 class in Seattle as well our 2017 Seattle Clinical Class, and will return for another Clinical Weekend this fall in Portland. We appreciate that she takes time for both teaching and advocacy work, as we know the essential role of each!

• Naturopathic Primary Care Physician with focus in Homeopathy
• Adjunct Faculty of Homeopathy at the National University of Natural Medicine
• Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians Board Treasurer and Legislative Committee Member
• Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from NUNM 2013
• Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Trinity College 2000

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Featured NESH Alumna February 2019:

Marnie Frisch ND – Olympia, Washington
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Marnie took our 2005-2007 NESH class in Portland, Oregon and repeated the class in 2008-2009, with more experience and perspective under her belt and has been a regular at our West and East Coast Clinical Weekends since 2010.

• 1994 Magna Cum Laude Graduate BA Anthropology, U of MN
• Clinical medical assistant positions in 1993-2000 in Community health clinics, women’s clinics, and urology private practice
• Collective Bakery Co-Owner, Seattle WA 1997-2001
• Graduated Bastyr University 2006, Started Whole Health Naturopathy in 2007
• Founding Board member of The Olympia Free Clinic 2009-2012
• Embracing role as Medical Director of Whole Health Naturopathy 2018-current

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Featured NESH Alumna January 2019:

Greta D’Amico ND – Auburn, California
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We met Greta at a California ND conference some years back where she asked the best questions and shared insight and experience. We were thrilled when she decided to take the San Diego NESH class in 2016-2017 because we knew she would add a depth and breath of understanding and push us to better articulate what we know and how we practice. She has continued to join us on the East Coast for our Clinical Classes since 2017.

• Appointed member of the Naturopathic Medicine Committee of California, the Naturopathic Medical “Board”
• Member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
• Member of the California Association of Naturopathic Doctors
• Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Valedictorian, 2003, SCNM

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Featured NESH Alumna December 2018:

Denise Long  CSN, ND – West Orange, New Jersey

Denise first studied with NESH in 2009 and continued on with Clinical Classes from there. We had the pleasure of her completing the NESH Course again in 2016. She brings decades of healthcare experience and an open heart, a keen mind and a general disposition that makes everyone around her feel better, smarter, and more capable.

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston University 1978
• Certification in School Nursing from Jersey City University 2007
• 40 year nursing practice (now retired) in critical care, psychiatry, home health, school nursing, management, and adjunct professor in nursing
• Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine 2000
• Vice President (past President) of NJANP since 2015

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Featured NESH Alumna October 2018:

Susan DeLaney NDCarrboro, North Carolina

Susan attended the first NESH class given by Dr. Paul Herscu in 1989. She says “It was from his teachings that I began the shift of thinking like a homeopathic doctor, verses using homeopathy as another allopathic tool.”

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing UNC-Chapel Hill 1975
• Doctor of Naturopathy NCNM 1984
• Practitioner of Naturopathic Medicine and Homeopathy for 34 years
• Owner and Manager of The Wellness Alliance in Carrboro, NC
• Co-founder of Triangle Yoga 1995
• AANP Founders Club Member & AANP Presidents Award in 2010
• NCANO Treasurer and Legislative Chair since 1991

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Featured NESH Alumna September 2018:

Anne Van Couvering ND, LMT, CNSBrattleboro, Vermont
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Anne took our NESH 2014-2016 Course in Boston, MA and has attended all our Clinical Class Weekends for NESH Alumni in Amherst, MA since then.  She is loved in class her informed questions, her unrelenting curiosity, and her capacity to make everyone feel at home.

• BA with high honors in Folklore, UC Berkeley 1985
• Massage therapist since 1989
• Herbal studies with Cascade Anderson Geller
• Graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2012
• Residency in Lyme and tick borne illness
• Employed at Sojourns Community Health Clinic and in private practice

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Featured NESH Alumni August 2018:

Anthony Robinson MBRCP Hom
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Monica Robinson MBRCP Hom
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Bingley, West Yorkshire, England

Tony and Monica studied with NESH throughout the 1990’s in London at both the School of Pharmacy and Regent’s Park College, as well as our NESH series in Belgium. Since 2003 they have organized at least a dozen seminars in England for Paul and Amy to speak on a variety of clinically relevant topics. They still frequently travel across the “pond” for our East Coast Clinical Class Weekends for NESH Alum where their cumulative years of practice & teaching experience, along with their British perspective and sense of humor are always a welcomed addition to our classroom.

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Featured NESH Alumnus July 2018:

Chris Chlebowski DC, NDAshland, Oregon
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Chris began his studies with NESH at our 2010-2011 Course in Seattle, WA. Since 2011 he has been a frequent participant at our Clinical Class Weekends for NESH Alumni on both the East and West Coasts.

• 2007 Graduated from Western States Chiropractic College
• August 2007, stared working as a chiropractor and practicing homeopathy
• 2011 Graduated from National College of Natural Medicine
• 2012 moved to Ashland, OR and opened Ashland Natural Medicine
• Currently working in conjunction with Deborah Frances, ND on an ongoing series of articles showing the efficaciousness of homeopathy & herbs in difficult cases
• Teaching neurology at the local massage school for the last five years

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Featured NESH Alumna June 2018:

Sheila M. Frodermann MS, ND, DHANPProvidence, Rhode Island
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Sheila joined us twice for the NESH Two Year Course in Amherst, MA. Once from 2001-2003 and again 2008-10. She been a wonderful and frequent participant the Clinical Classes for NESH alumni in Amherst since 2006.

• Practitioner of Naturopathic Medicine and Bowenwork for 20 years
• Owner of Providence Wholistic Healthcare in Providence, RI
• Certified Associate Bowenwork Instructor at American Bowen Academy
• Treasurer and past-President of Rhode Island Association of Naturopathic Physicians
• Co-designed and piloted the first Integrative Medicine Residency at NUNM

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Featured NESH Alumnus May 2018:

Paul Mittman ND, EdDTempe, Arizona

Paul Mittman studied with NESH in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Before his move to Arizona, he worked with Drs. Rothenberg & Herscu at their Naturopathic Health Care clinic, as an instructor of the NESH Level I course, and as an editor of the New England Journal of Homeopathy.

• President of SCNM for nearly 20 years
• Boards and Task Forces: Dementia Friendly Tempe, Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Homeopathic Pharmacopeia Convention of the United States, Arizona Opioid Medical Education Task Force
• Awards: AANP’s President’s award in ’90, AZNMA’s Physician of the Year award in ’99, Spirit of Rotary Award in ’03 and AANP’s Physician of the Year award in ’07

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Featured NESH Alumna April 2018:

Jeanne Fuqua ND, LAcWethersfield, Connecticut
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing (pending)

Jeanne first studied with NESH at our Two Year Course in Amherst, MA (2009-2010) and then in Boston (2013-2014). In addition to being a frequent participant at our Amherst Clinical Classes for NESH alumni since 2011, we’ve had the pleasure of her joining us again in Amherst for our 2016-2018 Course.

• Private practice in Connecticut since 2006
• Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport 2003
• Masters of Acupuncture from The New England School of Acupuncture 2015
• Consultant, speaking to audiences about nutrition and various health concerns and worked with several health initiatives throughout the State of Connecticut

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Featured NESH Alumnus March 2018:

Steven Sandberg-Lewis ND, DHANPPortland, Oregon
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing (pending)

Steven first studied with NESH almost 25 years ago at our 1993-1994 course in Seattle, WA and we are thrilled to have him join us again at our 2018-2019 Two Year Course in Portland, OR where he is eager to learn more about the Cycles & Segments philosophy that Dr. Paul Herscu has fine tuned over the last 25 years.

• Professor at the NUNM and private practice in Portland, OR
• Achievements: Listed in Portland Top Docs, NUNM Hall of Fame, NUNM Lifetime Achievement Award + 40 years of marriage, 40 years of practice
• Articles: Townsend Letter, NDNR
• Textbook: Functional Gastroenterology – 2nd edition

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Featured NESH Alumna February 2018:

Abby Beale CCH, RSHom(NA) East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Abby completed the NESH 2004-2006 Two Year Course in Amherst, MA. She coordinated the students in that class to petition NESH to add on a “third year”. Those efforts resulted in creating our Clinical Class Weekends for NESH alumni in 2006. Abby has been a frequent participant at those weekends ever since.

• Practicing professional homeopath in East Longmeadow, MA
• Speed reading expert, author and speaker and creator of the Rev It Up Reading Online Course
• Board Member and Current President for the National Center for Homeopathy
• 2015 and 2016 Joint American Homeopathic Conference Chair
• Frequent contributor to Homeopathy Today magazine
• Co-Coordinator of Homeopathy for CT (legislative group)
• Founder of the National Speakers Association of CT

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Featured NESH Alumna January 2018:

Carleen Johnson CCH, RSHom(NA)Thorndike, Maine
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing

Carleen completed the NESH 1997-2000 Professional Course in Amherst, MA – which is the only full 3 year program NESH has offered. She has also been a frequent participant at Reunion & Clinical Classes for NESH alumni in Amherst since 2001.

• Affiliated the 1st study group with NCH in Maine
• Was one of the founding members of the Maine Association of Homeopaths
• Completed CCH in 2004
• Elected to the Board of North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH) in 2005
• Worked with a residency program in Maine to educate future doctors about homeopathy
• Accepted position of NASH Executive Director in 2012

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Featured NESH Alumna December 2017:

Peggy Fleming DVM, DiplAc, APDade City, Florida
NESH Alumni Practitioner Directory Listing (pending)

Peggy took the NESH Two Year Course in Amherst, MA (2004-2006) and at our animal focused course in Dade City, FL (2005-2007). From 2008 to present she has continued to be a frequent participant at Clinical Classes for NESH alumni both in Amherst and at veterinary focused weekends at her clinic.

• Owner and operator of Florida Acupuncture Center, founded in 1990.
• Founder of the Institute of Alternative Veterinary Therapies.
• Instructor for Int’l Veterinary Acupuncture Society in Equine Acupuncture.
• Co-author of Veterinary Acupuncture, Ancient Art to Modern Medicine, and Veterinary Alternative Medicine published by Mosby.
• Author of Atlas of Equine Acupuncture Loci.
• Lecturer on equine acupuncture in both America and abroad.
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Featured NESH Alumna November 2017:

Wendy Leigh White ND Portland, Oregon
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Wendy Leigh studied with NESH at our 2013-2014 Two Year Course in Boston, MA and at our Amherst, MA Clinical Class for NESH alumni in 2015-2016. We are looking forward to having her join us again for our 2018-2019 Two Year Course in Portland, OR.

• current: practicing naturopathic doctor at Portland Natural Medicine
• current: Adjunct Faculty, National University of Natural Medicine
• 2008 – 2016: Owner and practicing naturopathic doctor, Natural Family Health, LLC (Hamden CT)
• 2014 – 2016: Live, call-in radio show, Tune in to Your Body
• 2008: Graduated from the University of Bridgeport (ND)
• 2006: Graduated from the University of Bridgeport (MS, Human Nutrition)

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Featured NESH Alumna October 2017:

Serron Wilkie ND, LAcPortland, Oregon
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Serron studied with NESH at our 2005-2007 Two Year Course in Portland, OR. We were glad to see her again at NUNM in June at a talk given by Amy and Paul as a fundraiser for OANP. 

• Owner of Heart Spring Health in Portland, OR.
• Recognized as one of Portland’s top doctors of Naturopathic Medicine.
• Consultant for the Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Project.
• Graduated from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine in 2008.
• NUNM presented Dr. Wilkie with The Nature Cure Award in 2006.

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Featured NESH Alumnus September 2017:

Kristaps Paddock NDBaltimore, Maryland
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Kristaps first studied with NESH at our 2008-2009 Two Year Course in Portland, OR, and again in 2010-2011 when the course was held in the Seattle, WA area at which he served as NESH’s student rep. Since then he has been a frequent participant at our Advanced Clinical Classes for NESH alumni at our home base in Amherst, MA.

• 2010: Graduated Bastyr University School of Naturopathic Medicine
• 2011 – 2014: Secretary of Maryland Association of Naturopathic Physicians
• 2014 – 2017: President of Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association
• 2015: Founded Charm City Natural Health in Baltimore, Maryland
• 2017: Elected to American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Board of Directors 

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