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DrAsaHershoff DC ND

Professional Practice
n Dr. Asa has practiced Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for forty
years as a Naturopathic Physician, Chiropractor and Homeopath.
n Having practiced in Toronto, New York and Los Angeles, Dr Asa currently
sees patients across the US and worldwide through his extensive travels and via
online consultation.
n His full-spectrum approach includes classical homeopathy, herbal medicine,
nutrition, 5-Element Energy Healing, chiropractic, and bioenergy testing.
n Dr. Asa is a medical intuitive with advanced skills in bioenergy healing methods.
n His is recognized as the world's leading expert in the 5-Element theory as the
basis of both biological and psychological healing.

Professional Activity
n 1978: Founder of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
n 1979-81: Secretary of the Canadian Naturopathic Association.
n 1976-81: Secretary of the Ontario Naturopathic Association,
n 1994-98: Director of California State Homeopathic Medical Society.
n 1997: Board of Advisors, Columbia’s Miami Heart Institute, Department
of Alternative Medicine.

Education & Training
n 1974: Doctor of Chiropractic: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
n Scholarship. Standing first in class of 100 in his 2nd year.
n 1980: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine; one of five
fully accredited naturopathic four-year colleges.
n 1998: Diplomate of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (DHANP).
n Seminars and workshops with leading homeopaths, including Roger Morrison, Jonathan Shore,
Jeremy Sherr, Ananda Zaren, Paul Herscu, Lou Klein, Vega Rosenberg, Jan Scholten, etc.
n A pioneer in bioenergy medicine, trained in subtle energy healing for 16 years with Dr. John LaPlante.
n 2005: American Trainer for Nutri-Energetics Systems and North American representative for
Bioenergetic Research Institute in England, for online training in Bioenergy Medicine.

Teaching Activity
n Has taught homeopathy for 35 years to professionals and laymen, presenting as many as 75 lectures
and seminars per year in the U.S., Canada, England and Portugal.
n Former faculty member of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Southwest College
of Naturopathic Medicine, University of Bridgeport, Teleosis School of Homeopathy, American
University of Complementary Medicine and professor of materia media, Curentur University.
n Lecture venues have included: the US Veteran’s Administration in San Francisco; University of
the Pacific; University of Southern California, Irvine; University of Toronto; UCLA-Los Angeles,
Department of Alternative Medicine at Cedars Sinai Hospital; National Center for Homeopathy; Los
Angeles Chiropractic College, University of California, Irvine.
Writing and Media Activity
n Contributions to Let’s Live, Delicious, Nature’s Impakt, Nutritional Insights, Alive magazines
n Articles on homeopathy for a variety of professional publications including Dynamic Chiropractic,
Chiropractic Economics, Homeopathy Today, American Journal of Natural Medicine, Resonance,
Simillimum, the Globe and others. n Numerous TV and radio appearances, include the New Attitude
Show, Medical Breakthroughs, the Susan Powter Show, CNBC’s America’s Talking, Gary Null Show, Here’s
To Your Health, etc.
n Author of Herbal Remedies (Avery/Penguin Random House, 2001); Homeopathic Remedies (Avery/Penguin,
1999) and Homeopathy for Musculoskeletal Healing ( North Atlantic Press, 1997); Currently completing
include 5 Element Energy Healing and The Human Code series of books on Elemental Psychology.

Health Industry
xn Chief medical consultant/lecturer for Boericke & Tafel, America’s oldest homeopathic pharmacy, for 7 years;
n Chief medical consultant and product formulator for Nu-Life Nutritionals (Toronto) for six years.
n Medical consultant and lecturer for Dolisos, BHI/Heel, Seroyal Canada, NaturPharm, Nu-Life (Canada’s

largest supplement manufacturer), Hobon, Natraceuticals, Energetique and others.
n Has formulated over 300 natural medicines for Boericke &Tafel, Acti-Form, Puralin Allergy and Puralin

Weight Loss—one of the most successful over-the-counter homeopathics, Schiff-Weider vitamins and others.
n Advisor on homeopathy for Andrew Wiel Inc., appearances on WebMD, advisor for,
n Medical advisor for Archibel, creators of Radar homeopathic software and Encyclopedia Homeopathica,
consultant and designer for Kent Homeopathic, the two world leaders in homeopathic software programs.
n Medical consultant for Apothecus Pharmaceuticals, makers of the most successful and widely marketed

homeopathic weight loss, allergy and arthritis products.
n Designing six innovative homeopathic products for Schiff pharmaceuticals (Pain-Free) the first ever joint-

specific, targeted pain and arthritis formula.

Other Skills / Interests
n Training in the Linklater voice method with David Smukler, York University, Toronto.
n Bilingual in English and French.
n Designs and illustrates all his own books. Extensive training in fine art and graphic design, computer graphics;

Skilled in the use of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, website design, etc.
n Has produced over 2,000 educational slides and over 250 line drawings of healing plants.

Spiritual Practice
n Dr. Hershoff has investigated and practiced a number of forms of meditation and spiritual disciplines, includ-
ing involvement with the Gurdjieff teachings in the early 70’s.
n Student of Tibetan Yoga, Qi Gong and Tai Chi, under Mantak Chia, Michael Winn and others.

n A major influence was his close, 16-year relationship with his mentor, the late Dr. John Laplante, Homeopath

and Naturopath, a remarkable medical intuitive, bioenergy medicine pioneer and subtle energy healer.
n A student of Buddhism for 30 years, Dr. Asa has studied with numerous Kagyu and Nyingma meditation

masters. He completed the full training of a Tibetan Lama from 1986-1989, having undergone the rigorous
3-year, 3-month meditation retreat held in strict seclusion.
n Teaches extensive courses in 5-Element healing techniques.

n Founded the School of Tibetan Healing Chö teaching mindfulness and Buddhist meditation in 2006,
worldwide students and faculty.


321 N Pass Ave Ste 151. n Burbank, CA, 91505 n 310 403 8791 n
DrAsaHershoff DC ND

Speaker's Profile, 2017
Asa Hershoff is one of the most dynamic, exciting and knowledgeable speakers in the
natural health field today, teaching as many as seventy seminars per year.
He has the ability to transmit complex information in a straightforward, accessible
way, for both professionals and lay people. A high level of professionalism and knowl-
edge is combined with humor and an infectious enthusiasm, coming from his love for
his subject. To augment his long clinical and teaching experience and inherent commu-
nication skills, Dr. Asa has had additional training in speaking and graphic design. His
presentations are graphically-rich audiovisuals and slides. He is highly respected in his
field and consistently draws rave reviews from audiences wherever he lectures.
A partial list of Dr. Hershoff’s past lecture venues includes:

Medical Organizations
• UCLA conference: Exploring Alternative Medicine, 1998.
• University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 1996.
• University of Southern California, holistic medicine conference, 1996.
• Cedars Sinai Hospital, residents program [140 medical doctors], 1997.
• Department of Veteran Affairs, New Drugs Course [1000 Pharmacists and M.D’s].
• University of Toronto, School of Medicine [Student body], 1979.

Alternative Medicine Organizations
• Bridgeport University, Faculty of Naturopathic Medicine, adjunct faculty, 2000
• Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, adjunct faculty, 1999-2000
• On the faculty of Teleosis Homeopathic Educators, New York and California [2000].
• Desert School of Homeopathy, 1999
• Los Angeles College of Chiropractor [regular visiting lecturer].
• Healing Plant Families Seminar Series [New York and San Francisco] 1999
• HANP Case Conference, Seattle, 1998, Portland, 1999.
• Society of Homeopaths, Annual Conference, England, 1999.
• Colitis and Crohn's Foundation of America, annual conference, 1998, 2000.
• Regular professional seminars in 20 Canadian and American cities, 1994-1998.
• National Center for Homeopathy National Conference, 1981, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.
• Curentur College of Homeopathy, Los Angeles [Faculty member, 1995-96].
• Florida Chiropractic Association annual convention, 1993.
• Lecturer for Boericke & Tafel, Dolisos, BHI /Heel, Seroyal Canada, NaturPharm, Nu-Life.
• Former head of Faculty of Homeopathy at Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
• Teleosis School of Homeopathy [1999-2003], American College of Complementary Medicine, 2003.

Lay Organizations
• Wild Oats, Santa Monica, evening educational seminars.
• Co-opportunity Natural Foods, Santa Monica.
• Pacific Greens Natural Foods, Malibu, California.
• Apothecary Homeopathic Pharmacy, Culver City, California.
• Regular in-office patient education seminar series.
• Natural Food Expo, Toronto, Canada.
• Regular lecture tour to health food store retailers in 10 North American cities [1992-1996].