Bogumila Malinowska (MBACP)

Bogumila Malinowska (MBACP)

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Crouch Hill

07742979050 / 07742 979050

About me

Do you want to have a joyful,relaxing and meaningful life?Want to know how to take back control of your own life,decissions and actions? Do you want to change your thinking and behavioural patterns.Someone said "we are what we think".If you want to see your patterns it's good to start now.

Do you want to be free from anxiety,depression?Are you struggling in your relationship or cannot find a right partner?Do you want to improve your career and work situation.Are you struggling with being appreciated in different life's areas ?Do you suffer from PTSD and cannot deal anymore with symptoms of your past traumas? Are you survivor of physical, emotional or sexual abuses?

Do you struggle with insomnia,stress,cannot find way of finding time down ?Are you high achiever but cannot feel satisfaction and joy in your life?Do you feel that you are relating again and again with similar partners,do you recognise patterns limiting your life and happiness?

I am a Zen,Integrative therapist based in North London,BACP registered with a degree in counselling.

I have an authorisation to teach zen in UK and abroad.It can be very beneficial to some clients however I don't teach zen during therapy session.

If you wonder  what is zen or koans pls go to the and you can see my profile too but you have heard probabaly on mindfulness, yoga etc so it's not the same but somehow connected.

If you want to see more about my counselling, way I work and perhaps my "personality"please visits: or and yes I am Polish as you can guess from seeing my name , so also talking in Polish is possible.
I can help with existential questions and during  different life stages eg. crisis ,anxiety, depression,relationship,PTSD, psychosis, dissociations and night-mares related to different types of abuses.

I can help you to change your mind's patterns that are deeply set in the past habits and find a balance and fluffiness in your life.

Different areas I deal with:

  • anxiety
  • relationships
  • work issues
  • depression
  • panics attacks
  • eating disorders
  • self-harm
  • PTSD
  • guilt
  • insomnia
  • bereavement
  • trauma
  • low self-esteem
  • mental and physical abuse
  • loss
  • illness
  • shame
  • fear of change
  • addictions - substances, emotional, behavioural, workaholism, sex, gambling, shopping, internet addictions
  • hoarding
  • concentration
  • feelings of emptiness and unclear life directions
  • parental issues

During therapy session we focus on the moment and see the roots of patterns and problems.

My clients have told me that they always feel much better and very uplifted, energised and confident after each session and they feel stronger and more grounded and equipped with hope, energy and some skills.

You can live life without drama and being under control old patterns issues.

I am a complementary, holistic zen, person centred, psychodynamic and integrative counsellor. I empower my clients from the very first meeting.

Where do I work from?

I work in N4 near Finsbury Park Station in London.

I believe that a person has the internal power to overcome, even most difficult problems, insecurities and situations, patterns, obsessions, compulsions, a violent physical and mental abuse and sexual abuse including rape as well as ritual abuse, addictions, the way of thinking and the negative talks, help you to live a drama free life .I help my clients to take back their power taken by traumas, history of abuse and severe depression and anhedonia  etc

I see my client as a whole human being not only through the "issues"-problems. I don't diagnose my clients, I help my clients to feel good and powerful in daily life. I offer my clients different a very effective techniques to work through their individual needs and problems.

The power of self-healing:

I think everyone has the power of self-healing, to develop and to grow infinitively with the help of skilful counsellor/therapist and internal work. I think therapeutic relationship has tremendously healing power and as I see I can help with that process of "recovering internal power"

I believe there is more about a human then a medical diagnose, what other people think about you and even what you think about yourself. I see the person as a whole with powerful true self, not only via the perspective of their 'problems.'

I have worked with clients who were dealing with deep guilt, shame and frequently experiencing jealousy, self-doubt and regrets.

How will counselling help you?

Counselling will help you with feelings of insecurity in a relationship. It can assist with changing patterns, obsessions and help to overcome. I can support single parents in all stages, as well as children of single parents.

My service can also help you to go through empty nest syndrome as we know-symptoms of empty nest can include depression, a sense of loss of purpose, feelings of rejection, or worry, stress, and anxiety over the child's welfare.

Parents who experience empty nest syndrome often question whether or not they have prepared adequately for their child to live independently.

My service supports parents and leaving children as well as single parents and young and adult children of single parents. I work with groups of single parents .

I also help people with dementia in all stages and family members of the person with Alzheimer's, cancer and other devastating illnesses. I help families and individuals to communicate effectively with ill relatives as well as with overcoming stress related to different illness and suicidal experiences within the families and transgenerational pain.

*I speak additionally Polish language fluently and understand Slovak and Russian languages.

*Reduce fees are available for unemployed, clients with very low income and students.

Training, qualifications & experience


2017 BACP conference understanding identity and diversity in the therapy room
2017 Understanding Dementia, therapeutic way of communicating with people with dementia, Alzheimer
2017 Mosac -Mothers of Children sexually abused organisation. working style with families of children and young people sexually abused
2014 - 2016 BACP accredited Counselling Foundation Degree, Middlesex University2013 -
2012 - 2013 Introduction to Counselling Skills, London City Lit College

2009 Degree in teaching zen-mindfulness and koans
2008 - 2009 Kwan Um School of Zen teaching authorisation, Berlin/Warsaw

2000 - 2003 Further Teaching Diploma Degree, Poland
1979 - 1988 Master Degree in Teaching and Pedagogical Studies, Poland


2017 Working with identity issues

2017 Mosaic - working with non-abusive parents and people who are related to the sexually abused children  and young people
2015 Workshop about working with LGBTQ people at Westminster Drug Project
2015 The City and East London Bereavement Service - training
2014  Introductory Workshop -Counselling Place2Be, London
2013 Child Protection Certificate Course, London
2012 Challenging behaviour therapy for young people, London

2009 Certificate in Personal Coaching, London Coaching Academy

Member organisations


Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Empty nest syndrome, Stockholm syndrome,dealing with passive aggressive behaviour and coercive controlling relationships.Cultural differences understanding, identity struggles.

Difficulty with adopting to the new job and place.Competitive environment and identity.

Money and spirituality ,dealing with  power abuses in the work place

Spiritualty, family life and work in the big city.

  Struggling to accept being single .

Single parent support.


Photos & videos

  • Psychotherapy and zen
  • New Counselling room in N4
  • Waiting room  in the therapy site.
  • kitchen in counselling area
  • Time for meditation in South Korea
  • Working with experiences and difficlties from the past in zen and therapy
  • Intuition and working with not knowing


Individual - £40-60 per 50 min session. *Depending on location and income

Couples -  £70/£100 per 50 min session. *Depending on location and income

Payment will be at the end of each session.

In the case of changed circumstances, the fee can be discussed and reviewed.

Skype counselling is available for clients outside London and the country.

*Concessions may be available, please discuss your circumstances with me.

Clients with disabilities can use other room in N4 4BY community centre

Further information

All of us want meaningful and joyful life and we all can experience all benefits of life but sometimes we need help and support.I am a complementary therapist/counsellor, authorised zen teacher working in N4 London with great trust that I can help people to improve they lives.I believe with person power to overcome all , even the most difficult problems and situations.I see the person as a whole not only through the "issues"-problems.Please see my profile on or it's good to talk

The objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and discover a way forward that is appropriate for you. It will you help to change old patterns and to focus on your goals in order to experience success and satisfaction in all different areas of your life.

It will let your life be joyful and meaningful!

Maps & Directions

London, N4

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Polish, Slovak / Russian (understood)


Mon-Fr 8am-8.30pm,Saturdays 8pm,Sunday from 2pm-8.30pm. North London-N4 about 5 minutes walk from Finsbury Park. Alternatively other place in N4 for clients with disability or group therapy

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme