Psychologist and Broadcaster

Dr. Linda Papadopoulos stands out as one of the UK’s most esteemed psychologists, renowned for her expertise in academia and broadcasting alike. As a Chartered Counselling and Health Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, she boasts a wealth of experience in both private practice and the NHS. Over her 20-year career, Dr. Linda has counselled individuals, couples and families, while also leading post-graduate and doctoral programs in psychology.

Her influence extends beyond clinical practice, shaping government policy through notable initiatives such as leading an independent review for the Home Office on the impact of sexualization on young people. Dr. Linda’s research on body image and psychodermatology has contributed to clinical guidelines and advisory boards, including collaborations with corporations like Google and her ambassadorship for Internet Matters.

In the realm of media, Dr. Linda’s presence is pervasive. She has hosted shows for prominent channels such as Discovery Channel, National Geographic and TLC, and contributed to programs like ITV’s This Morning, BBC’s The One Show and CNN. Notably, her insight into the minds of serial killers in the True Crime series “Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer” on Netflix has garnered international attention.

In addition to her television work, Dr. Linda has launched her podcast series, “The Psychology Behind,” addressing societal issues with evidence-based advice. She’s also a prolific author, with publications ranging from academic texts to self-help books, including “Mirror Mirror: Dr. Linda’s Body Image Revolution” and “The Man Manual.”

A sought-after speaker, Dr. Linda has delivered TEDx talks, keynotes, and panel discussions for prestigious organisations like Mumsnet, Bloomberg, and Save the Children. She’s recognised for her ability to decode consumer behaviour and has collaborated with global brands such as Dior, Huawei, and Sky Mobile.

Dr. Linda’s contributions to psychology and media have earned her numerous accolades, including the EVCOM Fellowship Award for her exceptional communication skills and academic achievements. Through her work, she continues to advocate for healthy self-esteem and body image, leaving a lasting impact on individuals and society as a whole.


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