Kamila Szumowska



Kamila is a psychologist and a practitioner of cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion-based therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and Mindfulness. She offers support to people undergoing various types of emotional crises that hinder everyday, harmonious functioning.

Currently, Kamila works with clients in London, conducting face-to-face sessions, as well as online, for people from all over the world. She works with adults (individual sessions and for couples) and young people.

Kamila is passionate about engaging in social projects  aimed at supporting mental health awareness.

She obtained Master's degree in psychology in 2012 at the Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw and gained professional practice, among others, at the Institute of psychiatry and neurology and the Garuda Centre in Warsaw.

As a member of the Polish Psychologists' Association, she provides psychological support as part of consultations addressed to her compatriots living in the UK. She also once ran a smoking cessation clinic, which helped clients to deal with addictions using cognitive behavioural techniques.

For several years she have been co-operating with three companies:

AICS Brain Injury Group - develops an action plan and provides support for people with cognitive and physical impairment. She also assesses emotional needs, which helps with anger / anxiety and difficult behaviours.

AnxietyUK - works with clients presenting a number of anxiety disorders, depressive states, PTSD, various types of phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), addictions, etc.

East European Resource Centre - providing emotional support to clients who have experienced hate crime, radicalisation, domestic violence and those who have experienced modern slavery. She helps clients to increase their self-esteem, competence and strength to act.

Kamila is continously developing her qualifications, in order to provide support in a difficult time for the clients in the most effective way. She subjects her work to regular supervision and works in accordance with the Professional and Ethical Code.


  • Understanding and managing loneliness

Counselling Tutor Warrington, UK

  • Emotional focus therapy for couples

PsychoMedic Warsaw, Poland

  • Suicide first aid guidelines for refugees

BPS Leicester, UK

  • Dilemmas in couples and family therapy

Dialog Warsaw, Poland

  • How to diagnose and talk about trauma

Dialog Warsaw, Poland

  • Sensitive narcissism

Dialog Warsaw, Poland

  • Erectile dysfunction

Dialog Warsaw, Poland

  • Schema therapy solutions

PsychoMedic Warsaw, Poland

  • Mindfulness course

Tenterden Mindfulness Group Kent, UK

  • Trauma in the psychosomatic approach

ITPB Wroclaw, Poland

  • Crisis intervention cased on CBT

ITPB Wroclaw, Poland

  • Cancer support

NCFE Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

  • Guided parents led CBT for child anxiety

AnxietyUK Manchester, UK

  • Teen depression. diagnosis and therapy using CBT

PCP Lodz, Poland

  • Medical cannabis

Drug Science London, UK

  • Online and telephone counselling

NCS Worthing, UK

  • Meditation

NSA Hertford, UK

  • Neuropsychology coaching

BPS Leicester, UK

  • 4 foundations for helping trauma-impacted youth

ASWB Virginia, USA

  • Ways of relieving children’s emotional tensions

PPL Cracow, Poland

  • Borderline personality. How to support emotional sensitive people

PTDBT Gdansk, Poland

  • Effective psychological response to COVID-19
  • Medication management and audit

OPUS London, UK

  • Transgender awareness

SABP Leatherhead, UK

  • Suicide prevention

NHS London, UK

  • Anxiety disorders

AnxietyUK Manchester, UK

  • Preparing for child protection case

LSCB London, UK


LSCB London, UK

  • Missing children: new protocol and good practice

LSCB London, UK

  • Counselling skills and ethics

CCTB London, UK

  • NEST the new experience for survivors of trauma

NEST Warsaw, Poland

  • Conflict avoidance and non-restrictive physical intervention

CTC London, UK

  • Introduction to erickson’s therapy

PPA London, UK

  • Mentalization in clinical practise

PPA London, UK

  • The use of transactional analysis in education

PPA London, Poland

  • Sexual disorders

PPA London, UK

  • Stop smoking specialist

Thrive Tribe London, UK

  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy with couples

PPA London, UK

  • Management trainings

ECRKP Warsaw, Poland

  • Problems in Therapy, Resocialization & Protection of Young

IPN Warsaw Poland

Research interests

MA in psychology topic of diploma dissertation: “Gender differences in the determinants of personality to cope with stress”


  • English
  • Polish


  • Acceptance and commitment therapy diploma
  • Compassion focus therapy diploma
  • Diploma in CBT/REBT
  • Emotional freedom technique (EFT) and thought field therapy (TFT)
  • Master’s degree in psychology
  • Neuro-linguistic-programming (NLP)