About Us


Taryn E. Hughes
CEO / Founder

A pioneer in the field of mind-body therapy, Ms. Hughes' professional commitment to trauma support began in 2001. Since then she has had the pleasure of working with many government institutions, including the Dept. of Education, Dept. of Corrections and Job Corps, along with some amazing nonprofits such as YMCA, DREAM!, The Leadership Program, and The White Privilege Conference along with multiple reputable international entities including the British Embassy, Humboldt University and the Berlin Public and International School System.

As CEO and founder of Forest Hughes & Associates she is dedicated to ensuring that those who serve, heal and protect others receive tailored support that betters their lives and their professional abilities. 



We work with area professionals - social workers, psychologists, somatic therapists, trauma specialists and gifted facilitators - to offer our signature services in local communities. Each professional receives supplemental training, resources and on-going professional development training to bring their work into alignment with Forest Hughes & Asscociates' vision, commitment, program and process. 


We are always looking for talented and passionate candidates who have extensive experience in trauma support, mind-body therapy, social work, psychology or complimentary areas of expertise. Contact us.