Annie Rousseau, Trainer and Senior Facilitator

Annie Rousseau is senior facilitator and trainer for The Painting Experience. Annie has a background in non-profit organizations in Canada, both as an employee and as a board member. As an expressive arts educator and consultant, her purpose is to empower authentic expression in individuals through creative expression and the power of witnessing. She has over 20 years’ experience as a facilitator and trainer, and is trained in expressive arts, psychology, fine arts, Hakomi counselling, coaching and creative business planning. Her company, Circle Tree Studios, in Courtenay, B.C. offers workshops and retreats, as well as online offerings using the arts to transform your life and your business. Annie is a member of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) and Certified Hakomi Practitioner by the Vancouver Hakomi Education Network (VHEN) and is currently co-teaching Hakomi, a form of compassionate self-study in the Comox Valley, BC.