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Peggy Hough, MA, LCPC, CACD

Peggy Hough, MA, LCPC, CACD, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor and Certified Alcohol and Other Addiction Counsellor specialising in the treatment of addictive disorders and trauma. Peggy has worked and studied with Pia Mellody and is a certified PIT Therapist (Post-Induction Therapy). She completed the three-year Somatic Experiencing Professional Training Programme based on Peter Levine's ground-breaking research on the treatment of trauma. She is an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master's Level Clinician. Peggy’s most recent passion is her work with Polyvagal Theory. After studying the theory based on Stephen Porges’ work and having the opportunity to assist Deb Dana in teaching the theory, Peggy now teaches the foundations of the theory to students around the world under the supervision of Deb Dana.

Peggy works with adolescents and adults in individual, group, couples, and family therapy. She has been in private practice for over thirty years and has extensive clinical expertise with diverse populations and has worked with multidisciplinary staffs. Peggy’s clinical work history includes working in treatment and hospital settings as well as private practice. She conducts clinical trainings on a variety of subjects and provides clinical supervision.

Drawing from her own recovery, education, spiritual journey, and the wisdom of her many beloved mentors, Peggy works primarily from a family systems orientation and is Polyvagal-guided. Her goal has consistently been to help individuals identify and build on their own strengths to achieve their personal goals.