Founder and director of the successful Programme in Counselling Psychology at the London Metropolitan UniversityBiography:
Dr. Linda Papadopoulos is one of the most well-known and respected psychologists working in the UK today.
Her 17 year career as a research scientist and practicing psychologist has led to her work being published in some of the most well-regarded academic journals and given rise to a high profile media-career. Her observations regarding the psychology behind news and current events are syndicated by the press and discussed by television and radio networks both in Britain and in the USA.
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. Her books and research articles in the field of Psychodermatology exploring the link between the skin and the psyche are considered seminal in the field.
She has written several academic and self-help books many of which have been translated into numerous languages and her edited text in Psychodermatology, published by Cambridge University Press, has been commended by dermatologists and therapists alike. Dr. Linda still actively supervises research and is often invited to give specialist lectures at Universities and Medical Schools both in the UK and throughout the world.
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.The speaker talks about:
Dr. Linda’s experience as a behavioral scientist has also been used to help brands understand consumer behaviour issues behind their ideas and to help develop and execute research plans for PR and marketing campaigns. Her research background combined with her role as a well-known social commentator and psychologist are integral to Dr. Linda’s ability to communicate complex scientific ideas and concepts in an interesting and engaging way.Keynote Speaker Programs:
- Body acceptance and psychodermatology
- Sexualisation of young people
- Confidence and self-belief
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