Sharon Hough

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(SHCounselling) Integrative, Person-Centred (Reg MBACP)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 7DN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

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 a location which is very accessible yet discrete, with private rooms and flexible hours to suit you. Please feel free to contact me by clicking here or call 07814 312388 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)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Individual counselling - £40 per session (1 hour)

Couple counselling - £60 per session (1 hour)

  • No obligation for a set amount of sessions / weeks.
  • Perhaps you may prefer fortnightly counselling.
  • It's very important the sessions feel right for you.

If you have any questions or would like to know more please feel free to contact me by clicking here or by phone 07814 312388.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

(Mon to Sat) - I offer face to face counselling at a location that is very accessible yet discrete, with private rooms and flexible hours to suit you.

I also offer online counselling.

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

Total Healthcare, 61 Glynne Street, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 7DN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Google Meet


Sharon Hough
Sharon Hough