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|Born||May 10, 1971|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
University of Surrey
Linda Papadopoulos (born May 10, 1971) is a Canadian psychologist based in England. She is the author of books such as Becoming a Therapist, Psychodermatology, Psychological Approaches to Dermatology, the popular psychology books The Man Manual and What Men Say What Women Hear, which make the claim that there are inherent gender differences in relationships, and Mirror Mirror: Dr Linda's Body Image Revolution, a book on using cognitive behavioural therapy to promote a healthy body image.
Papadopoulos was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on May 10, 1971. She earned a BA degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, an MSc in Health psychology from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom and a PhD in Psychology from City University in London.
Apart from regular television and radio appearances, Papadopoulos is currently heading up a large-scale study into the psychological effects of skin disease in collaboration with dermatologists from St. Thomas’ hospital. She has published in the field of counseling and medical psychology.
Papadopoulos has written for magazines such as Healthy Food Guide, Tonic Magazine and Time on Line. She has appeared on British and American reality television series, such as Big Brother, Double Cross, This Morning, GMTV (UK morning talk shows), Celebrity Fit Club, Autopsy: Last Hours Of..., also BBC News, CNN and Sky News.
On 28 December 2009, she appeared on Celebrity Mastermind, answering questions on the band Nirvana. She won the specialist knowledge round and placed 3rd overall with a score of 26 points, losing to Stuart Maconie.
On 3 June 2010, she appeared on BBC One's political programme This Week to discuss the then-recent shooting spree in Cumbria, carried out by Derrick Bird.
In 2015, Papadopoulos contributed psychological analysis on perpetrators in the series Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer.
In 2016, Papadopoulos contributed to the History's Greatest Hoaxes television program.