New England School of Homeopathy

Archive of Dates for Conferences and other Professional Seminars

Thank you for your interest in our Seminar/Teaching Schedule. The New England School of Homeopathy has provided reliable, effective and efficient training in homeopathy to thousands of practitioners in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1990 by Drs. Paul Herscu and Amy Rothenberg, NESH teachings help translate homeopathic philosophy into the successful and enjoyable practice of this powerful medicine.

This page is under construction and we will continue to add dates below as time allows.

November 4, 2017: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will speak from 8:30-10:00am at the Annual NHAND Conference “Science, Spirit & Clinical Pearls” in Nashua, NH.

Topic: The Deep Dive into Low Self-Esteem. There are many ways low self esteem manifests in our patients: decreased bonding within families, poor school performance, challenges at home or at work, hypersensitivity, hypervigilence, lack of assertiveness, passive aggressive tendiencies, over and underachieving, OCD, addictive behaviors, difficulties with friendships, failed relationships, inability to act with self-agency and all manner of anxiety and depression. Homeopathic remedies offer a precise effective tool to use with your down-on-themselves patients.  Dr Rothenberg will help delineate and differentiate among the six most common remedies clinically relevant for low self-esteem patients.

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Wednesday June 28, 2017: Drs. Amy Rothenberg & Paul Herscu will present at an OANP Fundraiser Event (Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians) 6:30-8:30 PM; NUNM Room #322, Portland, Oregon.

Topic: Top 10 Homeopathics That Get Left on the Shelf & How to Use in Clinical Practice
Come join us for a very special night with Paul and Amy. This presentation will help you get your homeopathic mojo back on by exploring some of most useful homeopathics that may not be top of mind. For all practitioners who dabble in homeopathy and would like to dive one step deeper, for students new to the practice, and even for seasoned homeopaths to reinvigorate your practice!

Registration: FREE to students| $50 for members | $70 for non-members | 2 General CE pre-registration required

February 17-19, 2017: Drs. Paul Herscu and Amy Rothenberg will speak at the Florida Homeopathic Society’s 2017 Conference in Tampa, FL.

TopicAutism Spectrum & Homeopathy: Symptoms Meet Their Match. The incidence of autism is at an all time high and many families with autistic children and adults make their way to the homeopath’s office. Drs. Rothenberg & Herscu have treated hundreds of autistic patients since the 1980s and will share insights and experience on this often challenging- to-treat population.

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September 9-11, 2016: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will present at the 5th Annual Naturopathic ReVitalization Retreat in Sandy, Oregon.

TopicComposing Your Life. Dr. Rothenberg will offer her insight and encouragement on creating a fulfilling, interesting and fun life, in and out of naturopathic medicine. After thirty years of practice at both naturopathic medicine and marriage, at motherhood and being a creative spirit, she has stories to tell!

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July 28, 2016: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will speak at the AANP’s (American Association of Naturopathic Physicians) 2016 Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.

TopicUsing Homeopathy During Conventional Cancer Care: How to Do it & Why it Matters. Dr. Rothenberg will share from her clinical experience working with cancer patients using homeopathy to optimize conventional care, decrease the occurrence of side effects, address side effects that arise and to help with the more mental /emotional aspects that are often part of a cancer diagnosis.  Dr. Rothenberg will also address using homeopathy alongside our other naturopathic modalities to help our cancer patients maintain quality of life both during and after cancer treatment.

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July 29, 2016: Dr. Paul Herscu will speak at the AANP’s (American Association of Naturopathic Physicians) 2016 Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.

TopicSee the World: A Learning and Reading Tool. This lecture offers a new model for understanding children who have trouble processing information. There may be difficulties in reading or math, in conceptualizing and completing a series of steps, in academics in general, in communication, and in social interactions – challenges that put terrific stress on the child and family alike. These easy-to-learn approaches lead to measurable improvement in the child’s ability to understand and process information, to solve problems and learn more effectively. We have been using and refining the approaches in our practice for over two decades and are thrilled to share the technique

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August 5-8, 2015: Drs. Amy Rothenberg & Paul Herscu will speak at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 30th Anniversary Conference in Oakland, CA.

Topics: Dr Herscu will be on the opening & closing Panels on Naturopathic medicine to welcome and close the 30th annual AANP conference. He will also be presenting on the Treatment of Autism on an expert panel covering that topic.

PITH Talks (personal insightful tales of healing); naturopathic doctors been selected based on their own significant health issues. The purpose of the PITH is for these doctors to tell their story in such a way as to reveal experiences and areas that would be useful to other clinicians in the care of their patients (or themselves), as well as an opportunity for the speaker to have yet another experience that might assist them in their own healing journey.

Dr. Amy Rothenberg’s PITH Topic: Cliff Notes from Cancerland. She will share her experience treating for breast and ovarian cancer last year, highlighting habits of healthy cancer patients. With humor and honesty Dr. Rothenberg will take us on that trip no one wants to go on, but one that has some sights that should not be missed.

Dr. Paul Herscu’s PITH Topic: Musical Chairs. Daily, we find ourselves in the ‘doctor’ seat, interacting with those in the ‘patient and family’ seats. Surprise! Sometimes when the music stops it is us sitting in the patient and family chair. In this talk, Paul Herscu explores his year of being the main support person to his wife as she was treated for cancer, delving into the constantly shifting perspectives, emotions, and thoughts accompanying the roles of caregiver, spouse, friend, parent, driver, and of course, naturopathic physician.

NED Talks (NED are defined as “naturopathy, education and doctoring” talks, presented within the context of the research and practice of naturopathic medicine and philosophy, often through story telling. In 20 minutes the speaker is invited to present his or her ideas in innovative and engaging ways.)

Dr. Paul Herscu’s NED Topic: What Passport Do You Carry? Born in Romania, raised in Israel, came of age in America, Dr Herscu will share a thread from his journey which weaves together his vision for personalized medicine. Whether through homeopathy, work in big pharma or designing & conducting clinical trials, Dr. Herscu focuses on how to develop the right approach for the right person at the right time. Over and over, going deep & wide. What about you? What’s your vision? What passport do you carry?

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May 8, 2015: Dr. Paul Herscu will speak at the 10th annual Joint American Homeopathic Conference (Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Future) in Philadelphia, PA

TopicLight in the Darkness: The Homeopathic Treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Herscu will delineate the main problems we face in treating those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). He will review diagnostic categories essential to understanding this population and which in turn inform homeopathic treatment. By detailing case-taking essentials and remedy differentiation, Dr Herscu will share from his near 30 years experience treating this population. He will also offer information on realistic goal setting, practice management and follow-up.

Registration: Closer to the time, more details about registration will be found here.

April 11-12, 2015: Drs. Amy Rothenberg & Paul Herscu will speak at the Montana Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Meeting in Boulder Hot Springs, Montana.

Topics: Dr. Herscu will describe a systems approach to the practice of homeopathy which informs and guides his practice. He will describe how he conceptualizes and treats patients with traumatic head injury and will lecture on his approach and experience treating patients with ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) over the past 3 decades. Dr. Rothenberg will present on treating acute ailments with homeopathy, why it sometimes falls short and what to do about it. She will also share from her experience treating patients with anxiety.

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November 14-15, 2014: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will be speaking at the NHAND conference in Nashua, NH (Conference theme is Foundations: Science & Spirit)

TopicThe Role of Resilience – What is it? Why it matters. How to cultivate it. The role of Naturopathic Physician provides plenty of challenges and disappointments along the way, from personal to interpersonal, from patient outcomes to financial uncertainty. To prevent burnout it is helpful to frame difficult times or situations in such a way that we learn and grow from our shortcomings and mistakes instead of being overwhelmed and discouraged by them. Having clear values and goals which guide our actions, helps. Adopting times for reflection is also important. And there is a growing body of research related to physician morale and burnout which points to resilience as an essential personal attribute for success in all the many ways success can be defined. Dr. Rothenberg will delineate specific skills, habits and attitudes that promote and sustain resilience, this key ingredient in reaching ones personal and professional goals and in preventing physician burnout.

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November 9, 2014: Drs. Amy Rothenberg & Paul Herscu will be speaking at the AzNMA conference in Scottsdale, AZ (Conference theme: Hot Topics in Naturopathic Medicine)

TopicThe Hot Topic That Never Cools Off. Dr. Herscu will talk about the fact that effective homeopathy has not, and need not, change. Certainly we can get better at defining homeopathy, at explaining it, and streamlining its practice. Dr. Herscu will describe his conceptual model of homeopathy and the practical mechanisms of that approach. He will also place homeopathy within the context of current scientific thought. Dr. Rothenberg will illustrate & elaborate on these points through case examples and by modeling how to reliably differentiate among similar remedies for a common ailment seen in practice. These lectures provide a useful marriage of the philosophical & the practical aspects of homeopathy, which make it the Hot Topic that Never Cools Off.

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October 12, 2014 @ 11am: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will be speaking at the 11th Annual Naturopathic Gathering at the University of Bridgeport in CT. (Conference theme: Sowing Seeds, Remaining Rooted)

TopicThe Art at the Heart of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Rothenberg will share her thoughts on the evolution of the healer within and its relevance to successful and sustainable practice. The presentation will allow participants to identify the aspects of naturopathic philosophy most relevant for them and help to define determinants of their own healthful balance. By lecture’s end, we will delineate ways to predictably find access to those health determinants while being under the pressures of work/school.

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August 6, 2014 @2pm: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will be speaking in Phoenix, AZ  at the AANP Annual Conference, Arizona Biltmore. (Conference topic is Naturopathic Primary Care: The Future is Now.)

TopicWhere the Wild Things Are – The Treatment of Challenging & Difficult Children.  Increasingly parents are met with the challenge of raising difficult children. From lack of cooperation, sensory integration disorder, ADHD, ODD, to anxiety disorders and violence, the pediatric population can offer considerable challenges to the primary care physician. Physical ailments may have a family making an appointment, but it often becomes clear that psychological and behavioral issues complicate the case and may make some of our most effective approaches difficult to implement. Dr. Rothenberg will share from her decades of experience the differential diagnosis and differential homeopathic materia medica related to treating children with challenging behavior. After discussing diagnostic criteria, Dr. Rothenberg will use case examples to clarify case taking strategies, case analysis, and key points in the treatment of this population. She will integrate advice you can share with parents and basic parenting techniques known to be effective for the more difficult children in our practices.

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November 9, 2012:  Dr. Amy Rothenberg speaks in Nashua, NH

Topic: Please Doctor, You Gotta Help Me: The Homeopathic Treatment of Anxiety –
Stress and worry create all manner of illness for our patients and many present with anxiety as either the chief complaint or as a significant part of the health history. This lecture presents a cogent overview and practical applications for the treatment of anxiety disorders using homeopathic remedies.

Registration:  NHAND Annual Conference, Pharmaceutical Perspectives (more details closer to conference date)

April 20-22, 2012: Dr. Amy Rothenberg will speak at the JAHC at the Hyatt Regency Conference Center, Reston, VA

Topic: Grounded – Homeopathy and Attention Related Issues. With the diagnosis of ADHD increasing, we are often asked to treat attention-related issues in both the pediatric and adult patient. In this lecture, Dr. Rothenberg will explore the differences and unique aspects of our most commonly prescribed remedies for this population using patient examples to illustrate.

Registration: 7th Annual Joint American Homeopathic Conference (JAHC).  “Raising the Bar: The Art and Science of Homeopathic Medicine”.

March 2-4, 2012: Dr. Amy Rothenberg to speak at Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians Winter Conference in Bothell, WA

Topic: Homeopathy on the Fly:  Prescribing for Kid’s Acutes with Accuracy & Speed (2 Parts)

Registration: Contact Robert May, ND

November 4, 2011: Dr. Paul Herscu will speak at the Annual Conference of the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND) “Pharmaceutical Perspectives: Integrative Partners in Health” @ 8:30am at the Marriott in Nashua, NH

Topic: One in a Hundred and Dropping. The incidence of Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is increasing at a galloping rate. Delineating his extensive work in autism over the past 25 years, Dr. Herscu will address the treatment of children who suffer with ASD. He will share his approach to case-taking, case analysis & the accurate application of remedies. Dr. Herscu’s skill working with these populations as well as his wide experience as a teacher bring this material alive and will inspire attendees in their own work with such patients.

Time: 8:30 am
Place:Marriott in Nashua, NH
Pharmaceutical Perspectives: Integrative Partners in Health, Annual Conference of the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors (NHAND)

October 16, 2011: Dr. Amy Rothenberg to present at the California Naturopathic Doctors Association (CNDA) Merging Medicine Conference 2011  “New Perspectives in Acute Illness” in Los Angeles, CA.

Topic: I Tried That Remedy, How Come it Didn’t Work?:  Finding Success Using Homeopathy for Acute Care.

RegistrationContact Katherine Kleine.

August 19, 2011: Drs. Amy Rothenberg and Paul Herscu will speak at @ 8:45-10:15am at the Annual Conference of the AANP “Composing Effective Homeopathic Care. The Biltmore – Phoenix, Arizona

Topic: Keynote address – Twenty Five Years of Refining Practice & Teaching What We Know.

August 19, 2011: Drs. Amy Rothenberg and Paul Herscu will speak at @ 3:15-4:45pm at the Annual Conference of the AANP “Composing Effective Homeopathic Care. The Biltmore – Phoenix, Arizona

Topic: Breakout Session –  The Homeopathic Treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Drs. Amy Rothenberg and Paul Herscu will share from their wide experience treating patients with ASD including how to think about the ASD population, case taking recommendations, organizing information gathered, & prescribing with confidence and time for Q & A.

August 1st, 2011: Dr. Amy Rothenberg to speak at the 2011 Retail Clinician Education Congress in Orlando, FL

Topic: Complementary & Alternative Approaches to the Prevention and Treatment of Upper Respiratory Infection

RegistrationThe 2011 Retail Clinician Education Congress offers CE credits for  nurse practitioners and pharmacists. The conference is designed for clinicians, pharmacists and healthcare practitioners currently practicing in convenient care, including executives from leading retails clinics and hospital systems.