Teyhou Smyth, LMFT

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor


Teyhou Smyth is a licensed marriage and family therapist (#115137) and places high value on personal development and wellness, allowing for the achievement of one’s full potential. Her practice, Living with Finesse, focuses on stress management, corporate burnout, and achieving better work-life balance for high-functioning professionals who lead busy lifestyles and want to live a more fulfilling life.

Originally from the United Kingdom, she earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Southern California and completed an MA in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She went on to complete a second master’s, in marriage and family therapy, at the California School of Professional Psychology.

Teyhou’s practice focuses on self-discovery, and she shares weekly articles, podcasts, and YouTube videos on various topics that can help people live their best life. She divides her time between Los Angeles, London, and Dublin and runs workshops regularly focusing on the topics of stress and corporate burnout. She is a contributor to the website Thrive Global (by Arianna Huffington) on issues relating to stress and corporate burnout.

Teyhou believes that everyone is able to access their full potential and should improve their well-being so that they may become the best version of themselves.