About

Dr. Gursharan Lotey


Clinical Psychologist & Founder of Glow Therapy



Gursharan is a highly skilled, empathic Clinical Psychologist. She works in a collaborative and person-centred way, offering a safe space for clients to explore their difficulties as well as find hope, feel empowered and discover what is meaningful for them.


Gursharan has over 15 years’ experience of working in our invaluable NHS, across mental health and social care settings. She has a MSc in Research Methods in Psychology and completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Surrey University. Since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist, Gursharan has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Systemic Family Practice at Kings College London. Gursharan is registered and a member of the Health Care and Professions Council (HCPC). 


Her clinical training means that she has worked across the life span spectrum from children, working age adults, to adults in later life, who experience a range of psychological & physical needs.


Since qualifying, Gursharan has specialised in the field of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, also known as CAMHS. She currently holds a senior position in the NHS & Social Care Services to help young people and families who have experienced significant traumas and complex mental health difficulties.


Her approach involves both working individually with adolescents, adults, and where appropriate, offering family based approaches and parenting. She draws on a number of models to ensure that the therapy is tailored to the needs of the client. 



Qualifications & Registration:

  • BSc Psychology
  • MSc Research Methods in Psychology
  • PsychD in Clinical Psychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Systemic Family Practice for Children/Young People
  • Health Care and Professions Council - Registration number PYL32869



Research & Publications:

Onwumere, J., Lotey, G., Schulz, J., James, G., Afsharzadegan, R., Harvey, R., Man, L. C., Kuipers, E., & Raune, D. (2015). Burnout in early course psychosis caregivers: the role of illness beliefs and coping styles. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 11(3), 237-243.


Lotey, G. (2015).The Role of Ethnic Group and Gender on Beliefs About Sexual Problems: An Experimental Study with South Asians in the UK. Doctoral thesis, University of Surrey, available to download online (unpublished).