Who is Teyhou Smyth


Teyhou Smyth is a London and Los Angeles based mental health professional. She has series of podcast, youtube channel and social media pages, focused on:

Positive Living, Work Life Balance, Career Burnout, Marriage and Relationship issues and much more. in addition, she has published articles many mental health topics on

https://thriveglobal.com/authors/teyhou-smyth/ and https://www.livingwithfinesse.com/articles/

This year Teyhou has joined the esteemed faculty team at the prestigious Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Teyhou Smyth is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF #95707) and Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (PCCI #13833) focusing on Emotion Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Originally from the United Kingdom, Teyhou earned her B.A in Psychology from the University of Southern California and completed a M.A. in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Teyhou went on to complete a second Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at the California School of Professional Psychology.

Throughout her career, Teyhou has helped people work through a wide variety of issues. Her work focuses on:

  • Developing emotional intelligence and resilience
  • Strengthening professional and personal identity
  • Avoiding performance anxiety and fatigue
  • Coping with high expectations, personal and professional
  • Stress Management and avoid corporate burnout
  • Addiction issues and impulse control
  • Understanding one’s own gender and cultural identity
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage and Relationship Issues

She is an accomplished equestrian rider and enthusiast, Teyhou has accumulated extensive experience in equine assisted therapy.

Teyhou is also a certified Heart Math Provider, which enables her to provide biofeedback to clients. This can be highly effective in reducing stress, self-regulating emotions, and building the resilience necessary to lead a healthy and happy life.

Ms. Smyth places high value on personal development and wellness allowing for the achievement of one’s full potential, which ultimately leads to living a fulfilled life.

As someone who comes from a multicultural and international background, Teyhou has a unique insight when it comes to people from different cultures and ethnicities.

She uses this insight to help people understand themselves, giving them the tools to lead a more fulfilling and self-aware life.

Teyhou Smyth divides her time between Los Angeles, London, and Dublin.

In her spare time, Teyhou enjoys being physically active. Her interests include horseback riding, skiing, dance, surfing, and traveling to new and exotic places. Teyhou is also fluent in Farsi.

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is enjoying what you have.” ― Teyhou Smyth



Living with Finesse By Dr. Teyhou Smyth

Dr. Teyhou Smyth is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#115137) and an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the Graduate School of Education & Psychology.