The New York School of Homeopathy offers mentorship-based instruction led by Susan Sonz and brings the most distinguished homeopaths from around the world to New York City, introducing students to a wide range of advanced contemporary thinking.
Susan Sonz, C.C.H., I.H.C.
Director and principal instructor
Susan has been the main teacher and director of the New York School of Homeopathy since 1998. She studied with many of the acknowledged masters in the field, was awarded a Homeopathic Master Clinician diploma is nationally certified C.C.H., and internationally certified I.H.C. Susan regularly publishes articles for national journals, including special presentations for HPATHY.com in June 2012 and March 2016. She served on the national board of the Council for Homeopathic Education (CHE) and as the president of the New York State Homeopathic Association (NYSHA). Currently she is serving on the board of the Association for International Homeopathic Certification (AIHC) and is a member of that group’s steering committee. Susan is a well-known member of the international community of classical homeopaths and has conducted several highly respected homeopathic provings. SEE PROVINGS
In her teaching, Susan includes her own clinical case studies, which serve to illuminate remedy pictures while reinforcing homeopathic philosophy. She holds very high standards on homeopathic education while infusing her teachings with humor and sensitivity. SEE TESTIMONIALS
Susan lives and practices in New York City.
Leah Negrin, B.S. Nutrition, CHHC, CPBN, AADP, School Administrator
Leah earned her second degree in Nutrition from Long Island University and has been working in the nutrition field with her own clients and for a startup that focuses on helping people lose weight.Leah currently lives on the Upper East Side and helps people discover the best way to heal their body in the most natural way possible. She will be working as the school administrator so if you reach out to contact us you’ll be sure to hear from her!
Birgit Kleinfeld, C.C.H., I.H.C., Instructor
Birgit is a graduate of the New York School of Homeopathy and runs a homeopathic practice in New York. She teaches Homeopathy for Trauma and Acute Conditions at NYSH. Birgit studied Mathematics and Biology at the University of Goettingen, Germany and later taught these subjects to high school students in Germany and the U.S. Born in Bremen, Germany, she lives now in Rye, Westchester and calls New York home.
Elena Mashalova, I.H.C., A&P Instructor
Elena earned a Ph.D in microbiology and immunology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She teaches Anatomy and Physiology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Medical Terminology, and Immunology at Mercy College in NY. She has vast research and professional experience in these fields. She also studies homeopathy at the New York School of Homeopathy, which makes her the perfect choice as a teacher of A&P, P&D for homeopaths. SEE A&P
Dr. Divya Chhabra, Guest Instructor
Divya graduated from Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Homoeopathic Medical College in Mumbai in 1989 and began her practice in Mumbai in 1992. Dr. Chhabra teaches throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Her innovative case-taking method, which she calls “Leap to the Simillimum,” is rapidly gaining recognition worldwide. She teaches an annual seminar for NYSH students and participants from around the world.
October 27,28, and 29, 2017
Dr. Divya Chhabra returns to NYSH for the 5th time to demonstate how to “Leap to the Simillimum”. Her unique case-taking method helps patients move through experiential areas such as food, fears and dreams to leap over the wall of conscious, rational thought into the absurd space- where nothing exists but the source experience and its confluence with the simillimum. Register here for Divya Chhabra’s Seminar!
Dr. Paresh Vasani, Guest Instructor
Paresh is a member of the Bombay School, which is renowned for its groundbreaking work in homeopathy. Paresh has been instrumental in developing and updating the Vital Quest Software. His years of successful practice and straightforward teaching style have earned him the regard of students internationally. Dr. Vasani demonstrates the Synergy System of case taking in his annual clinical workshop at NYSH. Currently Paresh is the president of the Association for International Homeopathic Certification (AIHC).
May 5-6, 2018
Dr. Paresh Vasani returns for his 11th successful seminar at NYSH! He will demonstrate his case-taking techniques which include the ever-evolving Sensation/Synergy System, through videos and a live case. Paresh always engages participants in discussions of various methods of case-taking while exploring kingdoms, family groupings, and the natural history of the remedy source substances. Registration for Paresh Vasani’s Seminar coming soon!
Dr. Resie Moonen, Guest Instructor
Resie Moonen began her homeopathic career in 1985 as a family practitioner in a homeopathic clinic. A teacher of homeopathy since 1995, she currently teaches at the Homeopathic School for Doctors in Holland and at seminars around Europe, teaching in Dutch, German, English and French, including regular seminars at the New York School of Homeopathy. Resie has worked for many years as a volunteer in the BHC (Bhaktapur Homeopathic Clinic), Nepal.
Robert Stewart, R.S.Hom (NA), C.C.H., NYSH Emeritus
Robert has been involved in homeopathy and holistic medicine since 1980. He helped develop the Atlantic Academy and in 1990 founded the New York School of Homeopathy. He is the former president of the New York State Homeopathic Association (NYSHA) and served as vice-president of the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH). Robert has a private practice and is a trained Waldorf teacher.