Previously the College of Practical Homeopathy - Midlands

Homeopathy training course

Meet the Team at THC

This page is a bit boring - at least I think it is. I don't recommend you read all this unless you really want to!


Christopher HammondChristopher Hammond – Principal
Christopher is Principal of the College, as well as Principal of the College of Practical Homeopathy in Iceland.
After studying medicine at St Mary’s Hospital in London and filling various hospital posts, he came to Nottingham for general practice training. At that time he fell in love with Homoeopathy, retrained over a four year period at The College of Homoeopathy in London with Robert Davidson and started in full time practice in 1987.
Christopher started lecturing for the Midland’s College soon after it began and he has since taught extensively in London, the East Midlands, Budapest and Iceland. He is the author of two popular first aid books on Homoeopathy and practices in Nottinghamshire. For over 10 years he worked with David as Vice Principal of the college before becoming Principal in 2007.

Robert Duddell - Vice Principal

Robert has an honours degree in chemistry. He trained at The School of Homoeopathy, Devon in 1970. He built successful practices in Lancaster and Preston and taught extensively over many years at Colleges throughout the country. From 1989 to 1992 he was clinical supervisor at the North West College of Homoeopathy in Manchester. He moved to Wolverhampton in 1993 and became Vice Principal for 3 years and Principal for one at CPH Midlands. He worked in recent years as course developer at the Lakeland College. Since 2008 he has devoted his energies to THC through his role as Vice Principal - again! He is currently living in France.

David HowellDavid Howell - Course Founder

Born in1952, the early part of David’s career was rich and varied including three years in Market Research and five years working with hardship cases for the Midland Electricity Board. He ran a health food shop and since 1981 he has worked in Retail and Senior Business Management. He has experience as a consultant to European and Eastern European companies.

However his primary interest and commitment is to Homoeopathy and THC - Birmingham.

David has been a professional Homoeopath since 1984, co-founding with Robert Davidson the colleges of Practical Homoeopathy Midlands, London, and Iceland. He is an advisor to overseas Colleges of Homoeopathy. David was Principal of the college for 19 years. In 2007 he decided to allow himself more time to do what he really loves - teaching on the course and developing new course material.
In May 2000 he was made a Fellow of the Homoeopathic Medical Association for services to the Homoeopathic profession.


Bob WoolerBob Wooler

From 1965 – 1992 Bob gained rapid promotion until he became Head of Transmission with the grade of Senior Supervisory Engineer - he was responsible for fourteen engineers and transmission controllers and the engineering and presentation output of Television South West.

In 1993 Bob took eight months ‘time out’ to write a course of studies based on The Twelve Labours of Hercules. This course is now incorporated in “The Quest”, an international correspondence course of metaphysical studies.

1993 – 1997 Position of Head of Presentation, a Senior Executive position with responsibility for the ITV Program Transmission Schedule as well as the presentation output for the London region.

Bob was paralleling his career in television by developing his skill and expertise in various Complementary Therapies over twenty-five years.
Bob resigned this position in June 1997 committing himself fully to his final years study at CPH. Following a further post-grad year, Bob obtained his MCPH. He now runs a Homoeopathic Practice in Worcester, and has an HIV/AIDS Clinic in Liverpool. Bob is also a member of The Guild of Complementary Practitioners.

Rachel RobertsRachel Roberts

Graduated with BSc. (Hons) Class I in Biological Sciences (Physiology), University of Birmingham.

Graduated from the full-time course at The College of Homeopathy.

Qualified for the advanced award ‘Member of the College of Homeopathy’ (MCH).

Completed two one-day cadaver-based anatomy courses at the University of Bristol on ‘Thorax and Abdomen’ and ‘Brain and Spine’.

Rachel is the only person on this planet who can make medical sciences interesting. A very experienced lecturer and practitioner now living in Bristol.

Myriam ShivadikarMyriam Shivadikar

1984-1991 Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Colombo, Sri-Lanka. Studied Acupuncture and Homeopathy. Started teaching Homeopathy.

1992- 1995 Studied at the College of Homeopathy, London

1992 - 1994 Studied Bioresonance using Bicom Device in Germany.

1995 - 1998- Taught in Slovenia, and Croatia for Edvin Derviservic and LCCH

2000 to present - Part of the editorial team of Homeopathy International, later Homeopathy in Practice.

2000 - 2002 Co-ordinated and taught Acupuncture course for the Association of Natural Medicines.

1998 - 2002 Taught at CPH London and became Vice Principal.

Currently teaching at Lakeland, CHE, also Post grad acupuncturists and writing first book. Involved in ARH seminars. Practices currently in Finchley, London.

Trevor GunnTrevor Gunn

International lecturer. Trained on the original full time course in London. Author of authoritative books on vaccinations. Graduate in Medical Biochemistry, lectures on homeopathy and immunisation abroad and in the UK, in colleges, on National TV and Radio.

Trevor developed a Brighton Natural Health And Fitness Spa: A centre for the fusion of physical fitness, mental and emotional health with holistic therapies.
Now practicing and writing in Brighton.

Dawn KeyseDawn Keyse

Before coming to Homoeopathy Dawn was in full time teaching. She trained at CPH and has built a busy practice in three centres in Derbyshire where she now lives. Having worked for the College marking cases, she joined our teaching staff bringing her years of teaching experience and enthusiasm for Homoeopathy. She is a master practitioner in NLP and has qualifications in naturopathy.


I rather like the idea of being an 'Irregular'!

We also have Felicity Rock, Ann Lewis and Lisa Percox who have joined the team recently. When I get some info on them and pretty pictures too (not sure that is quite pc!) I will put it up here.

Jerome WhitneyJerome Whitney

Jerome has been enthusiastically involved in homoeopathy since the early 1970’s. He was a student of Dr Thomas Maughan and a member of his South London Group from which emerged the early founders of contemporary homoeopathic education.

Over the years he has researched and created the content for a series of modules and workshops designed to further the depth and understanding of homoeopathy, its origins and the Vital Force.

Jerome was a module leader and member of the team that wrote the first BSc program for homoeopathy at City of Westminster University. He developed modules such as Teacher Training for Homoeopaths and was module leader at Thames Valley University for introduction to complementary therapies. He has been a mentor for final year projects and continues to teach at homoeopathic colleges and universities in the UK and Europe.

Jerome lives near Crystal Palace and enjoys hiking and mountain biking, when the sun shines!

Mike Bridger

Mike Bridger qualified as a homoeopath from the College of Homoeopathy in 1986. He is a Member of the College of Homoeopathy. He has been a co-ordinator for the College teaching clinic and has set up 2 practices in London and has worked with the Terence Higgins Trust, treating patients with AIDS.

In 1989 he moved to Somerset and joined 3 clinics including Warwick House Medical Centre where GPs and complementary practitioners work together. He has been involved in research projects and has printed articles.
He is the co-founder and Principal of the College of Contemporary Homoeopathy, Exeter and the Orion Advanced Homoeopathy course in London. He has spoken at the Irish International Conference and annual Homoeopathic Association Conference.

John JezewskiJohn Jezewski

John has a background in computer sciences. He graduated from the College of Practical Homoeopathy in 1996. He studied with Pritam Singh, who supervised many of his own cases, from 1992 to 1995. He attended regular clinics at Pritam’s surgery in Leicester and many of his teaching days. John organised a successful one week Pritam Singh teaching seminar in 1994.

John has practised at Findhorn in Scotland. He now lives in Nottingham. Over the past few years he has devoted time to developing Remedy Professional Homoeopathic software.

Len Marlow
Len trained at the College of Homeopathy in London and has been practising for 15 years. Len practises in Greenwich, London and the Midlands.
Over the past few years he has worked to make homeopathic treatment available on the internet. Len offered this facility initially while he had an extended visit to New Zealand, as a way to continue supporting clients in the UK. Since returning the service has now been taken up in New Zealand, Chile, Ireland, Malta, as well as for clients moving around the UK.
Len also runs a training clinic in Madeley Shropshire that offers low cost homeopathy to local people.
Len qualified originally as an Electrical Engineer (B.Sc). He worked for Pye Telecomms as an engineer and then GEC as a computer analyst. He left this to embark on a fulltime arts career which took him through many areas of technical management, as a sound engineer, lighting designer and set builder. Len worked in several theatres over 15 years as a production manager/technical director and eventually worked for the Young Vic as their technical director, being responsible for the productions both in house and on tour throughout Europe and also for the physical development of the building.
Len worked in technical training for the Association of British Theatre Technicians, as a director and trainer and later worked though the National Theatre as a training advisor and presenter. He trained technical management for several West End and National Companies and drew on these experiences when advising trainee homeopaths.
Len has developed a substantial understanding of licensing and public safety requirements as well as experience in budgeting, employment law and marketing from his years in the Arts. The students find this an invaluable resource.

Roger Dyson

Roger Dyson, a qualified teacher, studied herbal medicine with the General Council and Register of Consultant Herbalists and then went on to study at the College of Homeopathy, graduating in 1983.

1990 Fellow of the Register of Herbalists. 1988 Member of the College of Homeopathy. 1983 Licentiate of the College of Homeopathy. 1980 Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine.1979 Diploma in Botanic Therapy. 1969 Teaching Certificate of Education.

He practices in South East London and Iceland, lectures at various colleges and holds seminars around the UK and abroad.