Dr Linda Dear
MB BS (London) , FRNZCGP, BA (Hons) Psychology, DRCOG, NCMP
Originally from the UK, Linda moved to New Zealand in 2014.
In her younger years, she was a British Rhythmic Gymnast competing all over the world including at the 1994 Commonwealth Games where she won a bronze medal. She then went on to work as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher.
In 2002, she completed a Psychology degree from the University of Manchester and then worked as a Research Psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry in Kings College London. She has also completed post-graduate training in the ACT model of psychotherapy.
In 2011 she graduated from University College London Medical School. She then obtained a Post-graduate diploma from the UK Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2013. She is a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
Linda is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). NAMS (North American Menopause Society) is regarded as the leading global authority on Menopause.
She is also a member of the Australasian Menopause Society, the British Menopause Society, the North American Menopause Society and the European Menopause and Andropause Society.