Viktor Sander BSc

About Viktor Sander B.Sc., B.A.

Viktor is a Counselor specialized in interpersonal communication and relationships. He manages Socialpro’s scientific review board.

The review board consists of psychologists and doctors who fact-check content on SocialPro 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 joined SocialPro in 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.

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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)

Noteworthy courses:

Interview and conversation methodology, University of Gothenburg
Conflict resolution, University of Gothenburg
Drama didactics, University of Gothenburg
Social Psychology, University of Gothenburg

Published studies:

Engström, N., Gerner, E. och Sander, V. (2009) Odlat kött. Göteborg: Chalmers University of Technology

Media appearances

COVID-19 Is Making America’s Loneliness Epidemic Even Worse, TIME, May 8, 2020

What to Consider Before You Try ‘Quaranteaming’, Healthline, May 7, 2020

Are you relieved to be in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic? You’re not the only one., The Hill, April 23, 2020

Will the pandemic change our dating habits?, Toronto Sun, April 27, 2020

Being at Home During Coronavirus Has Turned Us All Into Teens Again, Cosmopolitan, April 17, 2020

Stuck at home? Experts give virtual gathering etiquette tips, Bristol Herald Courier, April 1, 2020

What it’s like to live with someone who still doesn’t take coronavirus seriously, Mashable, March 30, 2020

How the rise of virtual drinking will change the way we socialize, Matador, March 26, 2020

Some Chicago couples see coronavirus leading to baby boom — or more divorces, Chicago Tribune, March 25, 2020

9 Ways to Stay Connected During Social Distancing, SUCCESS, March 19, 2020

Love in the time of apps and angst, PacificSun, February 5, 2020

Jobs for Empathetic People: 5 Fields Where Compassion Helps, Rasmussen College, September 2, 2019

The best way to make your old and new friends hate each other, Considerable, July 10, 2019

Kungälvsposten, February 14, 2019

Kärlekens språk, UR, Sveriges Utbildningsradio AB

Expressen, Jun 7, 2013

Fun facts about Viktor

  1. #2 place overall in the European Grip Championships 2005
  2. Set a new European record in the Gripper-event at the European Grip Championships 2005 at 18 years old
  3. Collects fragrant orchids
  4. Edible wild plant forager

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