Tannis Hugill


Tannis Hugill has a Master’s degree in Somatic Psychology, is a registered B.C. Clinical Counsellor, registered Dance and Drama therapist and creator of sacred theatre. She brings over twenty years’ experience of healing through the arts to her work with individuals, groups, adolescents and adults, especially those with eating and body image problems, addictions and trauma. She has co-ordinated a hospital eating disorders program, taught on the university level, and directed a theatre company of disabled and non-disabled actors. She as also worked as a staff therapist for the Chopra Addiction and Wellness Center.

In addition to seeing clients, and leading workshops, she was a board member of ANAD and the Movement Matters Association. She also directed the creation of the first Interspiritual Sacred Dance Festival.

Tannis’s psychological theoretical framework is a combination of Jungian, psychodynamic, somatic, and bio-energetic approaches. Her belief in the vitality and creativity of the human spirit makes her a supportive guide who assists others in listening to their bodies, discovering needs underlying life problems, and fi nding pathways to resolution and transformation.

Her passion is helping others experience the creativity and wisdom of their bodies, a sacred healing practice.