Alum of Expressive Arts Therapy
Jacqueline Gautier, MA, RCC (2006) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in the province of British Columbia. She holds Certificates in Integrated Health & Healing and in Hospice Care from the California Pacific Medical Centre. She also holds a Business Administration Degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
Her life journey has been eclectic. Early in her career she worked for ten years as a senior administrator in the fertilizer industry in Saskatchewan, BC. This work afforded her the opportunity to travel extensively, managing financial operations in thirteen developing countries. In 1990 she was the recipient of CIDA's Professional Development Scholarship and used the award to create a documentary film on Farm Women in Indonesia.
In response to her growing interest in a more integrated approach to life, Jacqueline she created her own consulting company in 1990. She developed a series of workshops, lectures, and art products and published articles relating to health for the body, mind and spirit. These programs were well received by many communities and were delivered across Canada and as far south as Mexico.
More recent professional highlights include the publishing of, Treasure: Creative Adventures in Self-Discovery; being nominated as a YWCA Woman of Distinction in Saskatoon, and being an invited presenter at several international conferences in Canada, the United States and Mexico. She was on faculty at the University of Saskatchewan's Extension Program as well as in the College of Commerce, Management Program. Over the years she has published over 30 articles, chapters in books and has been interviewed on both radio and television.
She is currently working in her own private practice, and serving as a Counsellor with NARSF Programs Ltd. and Eating Disorders programs in Nanaimo, BC. In order to nourish her spirit and offer community, she continues to deliver workshops, plays music, and creates art.