Homeopath

Alternative titles for this job include

Homeopaths use homeopathic remedies to stimulate the body to heal itself.

Average salary (a year)

Variable

Typical hours (a week)

41 to 43 variable

You could work

freelance / self-employed managing your own hours

How to become

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How to become a homeopath

You can get into this job through:

  • a course recognised by a homeopathy professional body

Other Routes

You could take a qualification recognised by one of the professional organisations for homeopathy.

You could start by doing a short introductory course to make sure a career in homeopathy is right for you.

You could then move on to a professional training course. These are usually studied part time. You could do:

  • a foundation level training course which usually takes a year
  • an undergraduate degree level training course which usually takes between 2 and 4 years

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Further information

You can get more details about a career in homeopathy through the following organisations:

What it takes

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What it takes

Skills and knowledge

You'll need:

  • knowledge of medicine and dentistry
  • knowledge of psychology
  • counselling skills including active listening and a non-judgemental approach
  • sensitivity and understanding
  • thinking and reasoning skills
  • the ability to read English
  • knowledge of biology
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

Restrictions and Requirements

You'll need to:

What you’ll do

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What you'll do

Day-to-day tasks

In this role you could:

  • talk to clients about their symptoms and lifestyle
  • explain remedies to clients
  • choose, prepare and give homeopathic remedies
  • keep client notes
  • give advice on healthy living
  • encourage clients to keep in touch with healthcare professionals
  • promote your service if you are self-employed

Working environment

You could work in a therapy clinic, from home or at a client's home.

Career path and progression

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Career path and progression

Most homeopaths are self-employed. Some practise homeopathy alongside another career or healthcare role while building up a client base big enough to open their own practice.

You could:

  • do extra training in other complimentary therapies to add to the range of treatments you can offer
  • move into teaching homeopathic courses
  • use your knowledge and experience to write articles or advice on complementary therapies
  • work in the manufacture of homeopathic remedies and products

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Courses In England

Access to HE: Science

  • Provider: SUFFOLK NEW COLLEGE
  • Start date: 09 September 2024
  • Location: Ipswich

Access to HE: Science

  • Provider: ACTIVATE LEARNING
  • Start date: 11 September 2024
  • Location: Guildford

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