Sargasso Family & Relationship Counselling

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Broadbottom, Cheshire
(We offer online therapy sessions)

Member Organisation(s): BACP/NCS

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Life Coaching, Online Talk Therapy

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Life Coaching, Online Talk Therapy

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Etherow House
Moss Lane
SK14 6BD

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Member Organisation(s): BACP/NCS

Therapy Provides:
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Life Coaching, Online Talk Therapy

About Sargasso Family & Relationship Counselling

Even the strongest person can feel weak some days, Counselling is here for you.
- Counselling offers you a safe and warm environment to explore any afflictions, providing you with an impartial and empathic listener who can help you to gain a little perspective and find those coping strategies which work for you.
- Counselling isn’t about judgement or advice giving; it’s about empowering you the client to explore the things causing you emotional unrest and seek ways to move through them in your own time.

Counselling has proven to be a successful therapeutic method working with, but not limited to:
- Depression
- Anxiety
- Personality disorders
- Eating disorders
- Bereavement
- Abuse
​- Trauma
- Work related stress
- Family problems
- Relationship difficulties

About Jason Hanson
- Jason is a professionally accredited relationship counsellor who has been running his private practice for 7 years now, working with over 200 clients with depression, anxiety, grief, eating disorders, relationship problems and work related stress.
- Jason is an integrative therapist whose experience includes freelancing for the local college, private clients and also working for several EAP providers.
- He has a Masters degree in Psychoanalytic Studies, a Diploma in relationship counselling and a Diploma in youth counselling.
- Jason has previously written and delivered mental health training on a national level and currently writes for the local paper as a guest columnist on mental health matters. - In 2015 he co-wrote a book on crises in relationships and is currently penning his second book which is centered round domestic abuse.
- In 2018 Jason was interviewed and subsequently published in a national magazine in relation to an article he had written on eating disorders.
- Jason has a vast amount of experience working with both individuals and couples.

About Ric Hoskins
- Ric is a senior accredited relationship counsellor and family therapist who has over 10 years experience which has included military welfare, private practice and working for Relate.
- Ric is also a qualified and practicing clinical supervisor and is currently a member of The Association of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice and a registered member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
- In addition to this, he is also a Fellow for the Royal Society for Public Health.
- Ric has completed a multitude of qualifications and training programs including victim support, online and telephone counselling and Psychosexual therapy.
- In 2017 Ric achieved his Masters degree in Relationship Counselling, which he did in conjunction with his job as a Project Manager for the MOD as well as his voluntary work with victim support.
- Ric is currently a director and trustee at ATSAC and is highly experienced working with individuals, couples and families.

My training, work experience and any achievement

Ric Hoskins:

MA - Relationship Therapy
Diploma - Working with sexual addictions
Diploma - Leadership and management
Diploma - Relationship counselling
BPS advanced certificate - Clinical supervision

Jason Hanson:

MA Psychoanalytic Studies
B.Sc (hons) Applied social studies
Diploma - Relationship counselling
Diploma - Youth and adolescent counselling

In 2015 Jason had his first book published which he co-wrote. He is currently penning a sequel to this as well as writing his own book on male domestic abuse, due for publication in the summer of 2021. Ric is a contributor to this book.

Further Information

- All sessions last for 50 minutes and are chargeable at the below rates. Rates for those low income households or unemployed are negotiable.
- Individuals: £50
- Couples: £60
- Family: £70

Age I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Other concerns & issues I deal with

Concerns & issues I deal with

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Adolescence
  • Adoption
  • Affairs
  • Aggression
  • Agoraphobia
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD)
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Assertiveness
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Avoidant Personality
  • Disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual Issues
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Boredom
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Bullying
  • Career Counselling
  • Childhood Issues
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME)
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Behaviour
  • Concentration Problems
  • Conduct Disorder (CD)
  • Couple Relationships
  • Criminal Behaviour
  • Cultural Issues
  • Debt
  • Dementia
  • Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD)
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Disaster
  • Disfigurement
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dyslexia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ethics
  • Exhaustion
  • Family Problems
  • Fatigue
  • Fear
  • Gambling
  • Gay Issues
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Gender Identity Disorders
  • Grief
  • Headaches
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Hysteria
  • Impotency
  • Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)
  • Impulsive Behaviour
  • Inertia
  • Infertility
  • Inhibitions
  • Integration of Experience
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED)
  • Internet Addiction
  • Isolation
  • Kleptomania
  • Leadership
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Low Self Confidence
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Managerial Consultancy
  • Manipulative Behaviour
  • Marriage (Marital Relations)
  • Meaningless
  • Mediation
  • Melancholia
  • Memory Problems
  • Mens Issues
  • Menopause
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Miscarriage
  • Morality
  • Mothering
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Negative Thoughts
  • Neurosis
  • Obsessions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Pain Management
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Paraphilias
  • Parenting
  • Pathological Gambling
  • Perfectionism
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Growth
  • Personal Relationships
  • Personality Disorders (PD)
  • Pet Bereavement
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Physical Illness
  • Post Natal Depression (PND)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Premature Ejaculation (PE)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Psychogenic Neurosis
  • Psychosis
  • Race
  • Rape
  • Redundancy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Relationship Problems
  • Religion
  • Repetitive Negative Patterns
  • Restrictions
  • Sadness
  • Same Sex Relationships
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self Determination
  • Self Development
  • Self Harm
  • Separation
  • Sex
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Offences
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
  • Shame
  • Shyness
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Addiction
  • Social Phobia
  • Somatogenic Psychosis
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Terminal Illness
  • Terrorism
  • Tiredness
  • Tourettes Syndrome (TS)
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
  • Trichotillomania
  • Unresolved Issues
  • Weight Loss
  • Work Stress
  • Emotional Abuse

Therapy Provides

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Online Talk Therapy

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