About Viktor Sander B.Sc., B.A.
Viktor is a Counselor specialized in interpersonal communication and relationships. He manages SocialSelf’s scientific review board.
The review board consists of psychologists and doctors who fact-check content on SocialSelf to make sure that it’s up to date and in consensus with the latest research.
Viktor studied psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He’s worked with SocialSelf since 2012.
In 2009, Viktor founded Date Coaching Sweden, which grew to become one of the largest dating advice websites in Sweden.
In his free time, Viktor likes trying out local cafés with his girlfriend Carolina. At home, he tends to his collection of edible plants and fragrant orchids.
- TIME Magazine: COVID-19 Is Making America’s Loneliness Epidemic Even Worse, May 8, 2020
- Healthline: What to Consider Before You Try ‘Quaranteaming’, May 7, 2020
- The Hill: Are you relieved to be in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic? You’re not the only one., April 23, 2020
- Toronto Sun: Will the pandemic change our dating habits?, April 27, 2020
- Cosmopolitan: Being at Home During Coronavirus Has Turned Us All Into Teens Again, April 17, 2020
- Bristol Herald Courier: Stuck at home? Experts give virtual gathering etiquette tips, April 1, 2020
- Mashable: What it’s like to live with someone who still doesn’t take coronavirus seriously, March 30, 2020
- Chicago Tribune: Some Chicago couples see coronavirus leading to baby boom — or more divorces, March 25, 2020
- SUCCESS Magazine: 9 Ways to Stay Connected During Social Distancing, March 19, 2020
Viktor’s degrees and education:
Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology (University of Gothenburg, 2009-2011)
Degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in Biological engineering (Chalmers University of Technology, 2006-2009)
- Interview and conversation methodology, University of Gothenburg
- Conflict resolution, University of Gothenburg
- Drama didactics, University of Gothenburg
- Social Psychology, University of Gothenburg
Engström, N., Gerner, E. och Sander, V. (2009) Odlat kött. Göteborg: Chalmers University of Technology
Fun facts about Viktor
- #2 place overall in the European Grip Championships 2005
- Set a new European record in the Gripper-event at the European Grip Championships 2005 at 18 years old
- Collects fragrant orchids
- Edible wild plant forager