Dr. Tara Donoghue, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Donoghue is an authentic and insightful clinician who emphasizes the importance of creating a safe therapeutic space to reflect and process emotions.  Her therapeutic style combines humanistic, psychodynamic, and attachment-based theories to gain insight while implementing mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral strategies to help with symptom management and behavioral change. She works with children, adolescents, and adults in Southlake, Texas.


Dr. Donoghue has worked in outpatient and inpatient residential psychiatric and dual-diagnosis multidisciplinary settings. She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan with diverse backgrounds.  She has received rigorous training at some of California’s most reputable healthcare institutions.  She completed her internship at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, where she specialized in providing individual therapy and treatment to individuals with anxiety, phobias, depression, relational issues, and health issues.  She provides psychological and psycho-diagnostic assessments for ADHD, learning difficulties, intelligence, and mood issues to children, adolescents, and adults.  Additionally, Dr. Donoghue served our veteran population at the VA Department of Mental Health in Loma Linda for her postdoctoral fellowship by offering psycho-educational groups in health promotion and disease prevention, individual therapy, and integrated behavioral medicine interventions for stress management, weight management, biofeedback, and insomnia. She is a Southern California native and regularly spends time in nature by gardening, camping, and hiking. 


Training Background: Dr. Tara Donoghue is a clinical psychologist who holds a M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, M.A. from Pepperdine University (Graduate School of Education and Psychology), and a B.S. in biopsychology from University of California Santa Barbara.   She specializes in health psychology, anxiety, depression, and the mind-body relationship.  

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