Linda Papadopoulos London, UK
- Highly-respected UK Pyschlogist
- Madame Figaro Women of the Year Award (2008)
- Author of 'Whose Life Is It Anyway' and 'What Men Say What Women Hear'
Dr. Linda Papadopoulos is one the most well-known and respected Psychologists working in the UK today. As well as an accomplished academic career where she set up and headed successful post-graduate programmes. Her work has informed government policy, in 2010 she headed up a highly acclaimed independent review for the Home Office on the effects of sexualisation on young people. She was recently invited to present her research at the European Parliament in Brussels.
Dr. Linda is a Chartered Counselling and Health Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the BPS. She has worked in various treatment settings both privately, with her own practice and in the National Health Service. During her 14 years as a Chartered Psychologist, she has gained extensive experience in the counselling of individuals, couples and families. She was recently included in the Top 20 therapists in London by the Evening Standard newspaper and was awarded the Madame Figaro Women of the Year Award in 2008 in the field of academia.
Dr Linda has a prolific academic publication record and has published widely in peer reviewed academic journals. Linda’s latest book Whose Life Is It Anyway? offers valuable insight and advice on living through your 20s on your own terms. She has a specialist interest in body image and in the field of Psychodermatology where she has written extensively both for lay people and clinicians. She has written several academic and self-help books many of which have been translated into numerous languages, with her book What Men Say What Women Hear being published in 14 countries around the world. Dr. Linda is a contributing editor at Cosmopolitan magazine where she is a resident psychologist.
Over the past decade Dr. Linda has become one of the most well recognized faces on Television. Her comments regarding the psychology behind news and current events are often syndicated by the press and discussed by both TV and radio networks both in the UK and the US.
She was part of the original Channel 4 team on the reality TV phenomenon Big Brother and went on to host the Channel 5 shows Doctor Doctor and Double Cross. The third series of Dr Linda’s My Naked Secret aired on TLC in 2014. The series tells the personal stories of people who are hiding physical abnormalities underneath their clothes and make-up. With the help of Dr Linda, they embark on a transformative and emotional journey in search of acceptance of their body.
“Just an official big thank you – what a great day… a truly memorable talk!” – TEDx Whitehall Women