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Sharon Hough Registered Member BACP, Integrative Person-Centred Counsellor

Bolton BL4 & Manchester M46
07555 889513 07555 889513

About me

Hi my name is Sharon, thank you for taking the time to view my profile.

At some point in our life we may encounter problems, difficulties or long standing issues that make us feel unhappy, anxious or depressed, this at times can make us feel alone and not knowing which way to turn. Talking to a therapist can really help and is the first step of your journey, helping you to explore the possibilities to empower you to create positive change and begin to feel better.

Therapy offers a safe and comfortable space to allow you to grow and learn in an environment which is confidential and non-judgemental and delivered with care and compassion. I feel the therapeutic relationship is paramount to the success of therapy and having a therapist who listens and understands can make a huge difference.

I am fully qualified, and I work with individuals as well as couples, working with you at your pace as I believe there is no problem that is too large or too small.

I am an open, friendly and a trustworthy person and I am passionate about the service I deliver, I first came into contact with the field of Counselling upon having therapy myself; I feel this has greatly helped me to understand others and want to enhance other people's lives and make a difference like it has helped me.

I understand and have experienced that life can be unkind and unpredictable at certain points in our lives but whatever challenges you may be facing I can empathise and I am here to help. I can help with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, confidence issues, anger, divorce, bereavement and relationship difficulties and many other problems you may wish to overcome.

I work from two locations which are accessible yet discrete, with private rooms and flexible hours to suit you. Please feel free to call or e-mail me for a private consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 4 Diploma in the Theory and Practice of Counselling
  • Short course in Intro-Substance Misuse Counselling
  • Network for Counsellors in the North West Continuing Professional Development in Anger Management
  • Professional Development Training in Attachment and Solutions
  • Advocacy Training
  • Registered Member BACP

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

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Individual Counselling Session Fees are £35.00 per hourly session

Couple Counselling Session Fees are £50.00 per hourly session

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and work within the BACP code of ethics, ethical standards are important in promoting safe and professional counselling and Psychotherapy practices.

You can access my BACP register entry here

Greater Manchester

Total Healthcare
61 Glynne Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Accessing support during Covid-19

During these uncertain and difficult times I am happy to guide and support you by offering counselling sessions via skype and telephone counselling.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Sharon Hough Registered Member BACP, Integrative Person-Centred Counsellor

Sharon Hough Registered Member BACP, Integrative Person-Centred Counsellor