We approve the school’s Aromatherapy Certification Course curriculum that is submitted at the time of application.
The CFA does not oversee the facilities of approved schools and does not assume any responsibility for the method of instruction used, facilities or quality of instruction.
Artiscent International Holistic Institute
Unit A – 7569 Royal Oak Avenue
Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies
Essence of Thyme was founded by Colleen Thompson in 1996 and initially was a retail aromatherapy business. Over the years the company expanded to include wholesale aromatherapy sales, retail aromatherapy products and a holistic spa.
Colleen has been teaching aromatherapy courses through Continuing Education, West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster and through local community centres and libraries since 1996. Colleen’s expertise in product development and formulation, aromatherapy practice, business and adult education is reflected in the Aromatherapy Certification Course she offers.
The course is offered through Correspondence and completed at a pace that suits the individual student. She offers one-on-one mentoring at no additional cost upon request of the student. The course is approved by the British Columbia Alliance of Aromatherapy and the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists.
West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy
#120 5421 10th Avenue
The West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy specializes in correspondence courses. Learn at home at your own pace.
Aromatherapy 101 (170 hours)
Aromatherapy 201 (375 hours – pre-req Aromatherapy 101)
Three massage options: Aromatherapy 301; 3 day intensive or Aroma massage DVD.
Healing Fragrances School of Aromatherapy
470 North Rivermede Rd, Unit #8
Healing Fragrances School of Aromatic Sciences was founded by Danielle Sade B.Sc & C.A.H.P. The mission of the school is to teach professional, up-to-date courses in Aromatherapy and other certified educational courses in the field of Natural Health and well-being. Knowledge of the most current research materials, combined with practical hands on experience, will assist students in their goal towards becoming a Professional Health Practitioner in Aromatherapy.
Joyessence Aromatherapy Center Inc.
Joy Watson, CAHP
88 Dean Ave
Become a certified aromatherapist with CFA approved aromatherapy correspondence courses and on site aroma-massage training. Joyessence Aromatherapy Centre Inc. is a well established international training center offering home study courses for the professional or lay person and CEU courses for RMT’s.
Ida Mae Woodburn CAHP
R.R. # 5, 9th Line 13950
Living Essentials is a Health Services Company offering in class courses in Aromatherapy and Reflexology as well as a certified Aromatherapy correspondence course. Emphasis is on the most current information as well as hands on learning. Our courses are interactive, interesting and informative. In addition there are special interest workshops offered on a variety of topics. Corporate lunch and learn sessions are also available.
BelArôme Holistic Health Centre
Dr Sheryl Beller-Kenner
6100 Monkland Ave – 200
BelArôme Holistic Health Centre is an international, multi-disciplinary centre where people come to receive services, training, and products in various aspects of natural and complementary health care. Professional Certification Courses are offered in Aromatherapy and Reflexology and are approved by the professional organizations in their field; all courses include an on-line component, using the latest in teaching technology, to permit the student to learn in the most relaxed, effective way possible. All classes are small and hands-on.
Quintessence Aromatics Inc
Carol Kostiuk – R, N, CAHP
QuintessenceAromatics Inc. is focused on helping aromatherapy students succeed in achieving their goal. We teach students when there is interest and a need, giving them the opportunity to stay in their home province, thereby cutting expenses. Carol Kostiuk, Reg. Nurse, the main practitioner in the HTF research project which was evidence based research for Aromatherapy Massage. Our focus is Sensitive Practice.