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Gülüm  Özer

Dr Gülüm Özer

Teaching Fellow, Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology

Research interests

  • Mental Health

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Dr. Gülüm Özer assumed the role of Teaching Fellow within the Department of Psychological Medicine in August 2023, where she presently imparts her expertise within the MSc in Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology program. Dr. Özer's academic journey commenced with a pursuit of an Economics degree followed by a Master of Business Administration. Over a span of 28 years, she garnered substantial experience within the financial realm. Her professional trajectory took a pivotal turn when she cultivated a profound interest in enhancing the mental well-being of employees. This newfound passion motivated her to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Psychology at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Subsequently, she embraced an academic position at King's College, London, aligning her dedication to the advancement of mental health within organizational settings.

Research Interests

• Psychosocial risks at workplaces, physical and mental health of employees • Theories and empirical studies of self-control and personality traits • Longitudinal and diary study methodologies, objective data collection through actigraphy & other medical devices • Workplace bullying focusing on potential and active perpetrators and Interventions to stop bullying


Dr Özer co-leads and teaches the following modules of the MSc in Organisational Psychiatry and Psychology: • Organisational Research Methods • Managing Mental Capital and Wellbeing in Organisations In addition, she organizes and facilitates workshops for soft skills (e.g., time management, conflict handling, cross-cultural communication, critical thinking)