Dr. Tara Wyne, D. Clin. Psy (UK)

Clinical Psychologist Clinical Director

“I am committed to guiding you through life’s struggles, quietening your distress, and walking with you on the path to healing and happiness.”

Insightful, warm, compassionate and collaborative. I am a clinical psychologist with 20 years’ experience in mental health. My goal is to help individuals, couples and families to find relief from emotional trauma, and give them the building blocks to create the lives they want.

Born and educated in Scotland, I was a psychologist in the NHS specialising in complex cases involving sexual, physical and mental abuse in adults. I also worked extensively with asylum seekers and refugees suffering from psychological trauma and adjustment issues.

Since I co-founded The LightHouse in 2011, I have worked with people from all religions, cultures and lifestyles dealing with the whole spectrum of clinical and non-clinical issues. I believe in building a strong rapport with my clients and using this close relationship to help them through their emotional journey and to work through their problems. I have a particular interest in adult vulnerability and attachment issues following early family dysfunction due to parental unavailability, divorce, and/or emotional neglect.


  • Addiction
  • Adjustment
  • Infertility counselling
  • Mood disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Pre-marital counselling
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Trauma-related disorders


  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Positive psychology approaches
  • Psychoanalytical psychotherapy

Qualifications & memberships

  • BA (Hons) in Psychology
  • D.Clin.Psy in Clinical Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK

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In The Media

  • Friends At First Sight?
    Dr. Tara Wyne

    We've all spent time and energy trying to decipher if we have a romantic connection with someone, but figuring out if a potential new friend is into you can be just as tricky. Dr. Tara Wyne, a clinical psychologist at LightHouse Arabia, says the social cues that indicate someone feels a friendship can be just as nuanced.

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  • Patience is the key to dealing with Acute Stress Disorder
    Farah Dahabi,, LCSW (USA)

    Farah Dahabi discusses with the Khaleej Times how grief counselling can often be helpful for sufferers of acute stress disorder.

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  • Divorce is the new marriage so why is it still frowned upon?
    Dr. Tara Wyne, D. Clin. Psy (UK)

    Dr. Tara Wyne speaks to Al Arabiya about the increasing popularity of divorce and how the end of a marriage can be seen as a healthy and positive decision

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