Colleen Thompson has worked in the field of Aromatherapy since 1995 and has been a Registered Aromatherapist since 1998. She owned two aromatherapy stores from 1996 until 2002. She then began TAP (True Aromatherapy Products) which was a combination aromatherapy retail store and spa in Fort Langley, BC. Colleen prided herself on selling only the highest quality essential oils and aromatherapy products and was a product source for other aromatherapists and post-secondary schools who used aromatherapy in their programs. Colleen lovingly hand poured her essential oils and created most of the retail products herself. Colleen sold TAP in late 2007.
Colleen Thompson completed her Provincial Instructor’s Diploma Program in 1997 and since that time has been involved in teaching aromatherapy programs and workshops (non-certified) throughout the lower mainland.
She was an Aromatherapy Instructor at West Coast College of Massage Therapy from 2006 – 2012. She was also the Spa Program Coordinator at West Coast College of Massage Therapy for 3 years.
Colleen Thompson is the President of the Board of Directors of the British Columbia Alliance of Aromatherapists (BCAOA); sits on the Board of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists Board of Directors (AIA) and sits on the Education Committee of the Alliance of International Aromatherapists.
Colleen has written aromatherapy articles for a number of publications and has conducted talks, workshops and seminars for a variety of organizations.
Colleen was named one of the five top aromatherapists in BC in 2015 and 2016.
Colleen Thompson’s Titles:
- Registered Aromatherapist (RA®)
- Essential Oil Therapist (EOT®)
- Certified Aromatherapy Health Professional (CAHP)
- Certified Reflexologist
- Indian Head Massage
- Reiki Practitioner
- Lymphatic Drainage Massage Instructor
- Master Formulator
- Diploma in Adult Education