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Active Listening – Be Here now

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The foundation of homeopathy is built upon active listening.   “Active listening is an important way to bring about changes in people.  Despite the popular notion that listening is a passive approach, clinical and research evidence clearly shows that sensitive listening is a most effective agent for individual …change and group development”. (Rogers and Farson)

Humans are complex and keep creating an even more complex world in which to live.  To live with the truth is difficult for many people and this is where homeopathy is superb.  Based on the foundationstone of active listening a homeopath is able to “hear” through all his senses what is real for the patient.   What is real for the patient, is the best description of their “health”.    Homeopathy defines  “the health” as comprising three major areas.  Body, Mind and Spirit.

A good homeopath is able to mirror, as an active listener, a reflection back to the patient enabling the patient to hear/see himself or herself in a way they have not been able to until this moment.  A mirror simply reflects what is before it, it does not add anything to the “image” in any way.

Most people just want to be “heard” in their lives and in fact, it is true to say that the majority of humans do not feel heard at all.  Being completely present to what someone is saying is not a passive skill.  It takes practice.   Human beings communicate in so many ways, besides what they are “saying”.     Holding the space for another human being in such a place is actually, a remedy in itself.   The homeoapthic consultation is a therapeutic event, and a remedy.  Clinical practice has revealed that to me repeatedly over the years and it is still as true today as it ever was.

Author: Dhanvantari College of Homeopathy

Dhanistha Devi Dasi is the Principal of the Dhanvantari College of Homeopathy. She has been passionately engaged with homeopathy around the world for 30 years. The Dhanvantari College is situated in beautiful Byron Bay, Northern New South Wales, Australia. The College offers professional training in homeopathy, both in attendance at the College and via Direct Live Feed, World-Wide. Dhanistha is the the creator of the Aperture Methodology of Homeopathy. Dhanvantari College of Homeopathy is the only place in the world to learn and qualify in Aperture Methodology (TM). Check with DCH for the Register of Qualified Aperture Homeopaths.

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