Dr Linda Papadopoulos
Dr Linda Papadopoulos is a Psychologist and Research Scientist. She received her Graduate Basis for Registration from the British Psychological Society (BPS) in 1994 and went on to become BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist and BPS Chartered as a Health Psychologist. In 2001 she became Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and then went on to become an Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Health Professions Council Certified Practitioner. 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 Papadopoulos has a wealth of experience in the field of psychodermatology, looking at the psychological impact of dermatological disorders in patients. She has a prolific academic publication record and has published widely in peer reviewed academic journals in the fields of psychodermatology, body image, counselling and medical psychology. She has worked in both the NHS and in her own private practice. Her research has also informed government policy - in 2010 she headed up a large-scale independent review on the effects of sexualisation on violence against women for the Home Office.
Over the past decade Dr Papadopoulos has become one of the most well recognized faces on British TV. 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.