Peggy Hough, MA, LCPC, CACD, is a licensed clinical professional counselor, trained in Somatic Experiencing and leading expert in the clinical application of Polyvagal Theory. She specializes in the treatment of addictive disorders and trauma. Peggy has worked and studied with Pia Melody and is a certified PIT Therapist (Post-Induction Therapy). She completed the three-year Somatic Experiencing Professional Training Program based on Peter Levine’s groundbreaking research on the treatment of trauma. She is a 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 Porge’s 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 30 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.
Financial: Peggy Hough maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Peggy Hough has no relevant non-financial relationships.