Helen Johnson,

Director

Helen began her career in Holistic Medicine in 1990 qualifying as a Naturopath and Osteopath, and then continuing to train as a Homeopath and a Cranial-Sacral Therapist.

She was then fortunate to study at the Guild of Homeopaths, a post-graduate course with Martin Miles, Janice Micallef and Colin Griffith, learning the importance of the endocrine system, the chakras and principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and gaining knowledge of many indispensable new remedies which deal with these principles as well as modern day challenges such as radiation/chemical toxicity.
Helen then ran seminars and a clinic with Dr Ramakrishnan, an Indian homeopathic doctor, where she experienced first hand the power of treating deep pathology with homeopathic medicines.

Helen has extensive clinical experience: she has run a full time practice for 30 years, and has had teaching experience as a regular lecturer for several schools of Homeopathy. In addition she founded the Alchemical Healing Arts Academy (AHAA), teaching Complementary Therapists an integrated approach to health. It is from this experience that she has developed her vision for the River School of Homeopathy.

For 15 years, Helen has also run retreats on the magical island of Gozo, helping people to release deep trauma and has witnessed phenomenal healing through this. Helen grew up with a spiritual approach to life and has a strong understanding of all aspects of the human condition – psychological, physical, mental and spiritual.

Helen says “Running the River School of Homeopathy is a wonderful opportunity to share the extraordinary teachings I’ve received together with what I’ve learnt from 30 years of intense clinical practice. Like the flowing river I hope to release new life to the homeopathic community.” 

Hilary Fairclough,

Assistant Director

Hilary was inspired to train in homeopathy when, as a trained nurse 30 years ago specialising in community nursing, and palliative cancer care, she knew that there had to be a system of medicine which promoted well-being, and had healing at its heart. She found this medicine in Homeopathy – and nearly 25 years later she is still inspired by its brilliant healing potential.

In 2002 she had a life-changing experience in Botswana. She witnessed the devastation caused to peoples’ lives by the HIV and AIDS epidemic there, so was moved to set up mobile homeopathic clinics which took off in a big way – word spread, people queued daily to be seen and the reported results of treatment were astounding.

She went on to establish and direct the Maun Homeopathy Project, a registered charity, and together she and the volunteer homeopaths treated thousands of people. In Botswana, she developed a system of homeopathic prescribing called ‘The Triad Method’ for people living with complex health conditions – either chronic physical illness or deep emotional trauma. In 2015 she had a book, “The Triad Method: treating complex cases from grassroots to clinic”, published by the Winter Press.

Hilary says “Being involved in running the River School of Homeopathy is an exciting new opportunity for me. I have been a regular teacher of homeopathic students and practitioners, but this school offers something more – an integrated, holistic and person-centred approach which will enable the next generation of homeopaths to be sensitive, confident, grounded and inspired practitioners.”

Sian Moss

Core Teacher

I have been a homeopath since 2009, having qualified with a BSc and Licentiate from the Centre of Homeopathic Education in London. Previously I had gained a first-class degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics and worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry and academia for 15 years, researching the mechanisms involved in chronic pain conditions.

Recently I relocated to South Cambridgeshire where my practice is now based. I am particularly interested in supporting those with conditions which are conventionally difficult to treat, or in which prescribed medication causes unpleasant side effects. Rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue, multiple allergies and stress are some of the conditions people seek help with in my practice, my aim is to improve quality of life.

Between 2014 and 2017 a series of systematic reviews of Individualized homeopathic treatment and single remedy therapy for named conditions were published. I was part of the team who worked on these assessing the quality of selected trials. I am pleased to say that this has led to a greater awareness of the importance of method quality in trials of homeopathy and the remedies involved.

Currently I am Module Leader for two modules at CHE, Research Methods and Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. I started lecturing in 2012 since when I have taught in London and New York. In addition, I deliver online webinars to reach students interested in developing their knowledge to a deeper level.

Voluntary work is important to me, currently I practice for an ‘on-line’ clinic treating Syrian child refugees who have crossed the border to Turkey so they can carry on with their education. Due to their experiences the children suffer with many complex issues, both emotional and physical, the last year has seen successful treatment resulting in happier children and relieved parents. The clinic relies on volunteers and we work with a limited journal published by the Society of Homeopaths.

I am dedicated to developing education in holistic health and excited to be part of a new school with a unique vision.

Sian Moss

Core Teacher

I have been a homeopath since 2009, having qualified with a BSc and Licentiate from the Centre of Homeopathic Education in London. Previously I had gained a first-class degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics and worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry and academia for 15 years, researching the mechanisms involved in chronic pain conditions.

Recently I relocated to South Cambridgeshire where my practice is now based. I am particularly interested in supporting those with conditions which are conventionally difficult to treat, or in which prescribed medication causes unpleasant side effects. Rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue, multiple allergies and stress are some of the conditions people seek help with in my practice, my aim is to improve quality of life.

Between 2014 and 2017 a series of systematic reviews of Individualized homeopathic treatment and single remedy therapy for named conditions were published. I was part of the team who worked on these assessing the quality of selected trials. I am pleased to say that this has led to a greater awareness of the importance of method quality in trials of homeopathy and the remedies involved.

Currently I am Module Leader for two modules at CHE, Research Methods and Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. I started lecturing in 2012 since when I have taught in London and New York. In addition, I deliver online webinars to reach students interested in developing their knowledge to a deeper level.

Voluntary work is important to me, currently I practice for an ‘on-line’ clinic treating Syrian child refugees who have crossed the border to Turkey so they can carry on with their education. Due to their experiences the children suffer with many complex issues, both emotional and physical, the last year has seen successful treatment resulting in happier children and relieved parents. The clinic relies on volunteers and we work with a limited journal published by the Society of Homeopaths.

I am dedicated to developing education in holistic health and excited to be part of a new school with a unique vision.