Dr Zoe Gotts MSc PhD DClinPsy.
Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Dr Zoe Gotts obtained her MSc in Sleep Research 2009 and in 2014, completed her PhD in Sleep Psychology on The Role of Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She was the associate director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research from 2014-2015.
She subsequently undertook training in Clinical Psychology, obtaining her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) in 2019 from Newcastle University.
Zoe has been actively involved in Sleep Medicine since 2008, initially in research and then progressing to clinical training and accreditation as a clinical psychologist.
Her clinical specialty is in Sleep Medicine with a focus on Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) and the impact of long-term
physical health conditions (such as Long COVID) on sleep. Her additional interests include specialist weight management, fertility and
medically unexplained persistent physical symptoms.
She actively pursues clinical research and integrates this into evidence-based clinical practice.
She is a member or committee member of the following professional organizations:
- The Health & Care Professional Council (HCPC)
- The European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
- British Association for CFS/ME (BACME)
- The British Psychological Society (BPS)
She is a reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals:
- Sleep Medicine Reviews (SMR)
- British Journal of Health Psychology (BJHP)
- Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior (Fatigue)
- British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open
- Journal of Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology
From 2013-2016, she was on the executive board of the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (UK CMRC)
She has produced original scientific research and published more than 30 articles in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and is author and co-author of chapters in textbooks of Sleep Medicine, Insomnia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.