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  • Lecturer
  • Head of the Faculty of Education' Career Center
  • Psychotherapy
  • Foster care
  • Professional orientation and counseling
  • Staff selection and training
  • Children with specific needs
  • Sign language
  • Psychoanalysis with (premature) babies
  • Prenatal development, maternity and early childhood development
  • Professional orientation and counseling
  • Social work with foster families
  • Recruitment
  • Children with disabilities and their families counseling
  • Psychoanalytic approach
  • Family counseling
  • Professional orientation and counseling of students in grades from 6 to 8 in quarter Vrabnitsa. Prevention of asocial behavior – art-studios.
  • Mentoring model in the high education - structuring and approbation. NIS, 2012.
  • Model for working with children with cerebral palsy. With Specialized hospital for residential treatment of prolonged therapy and rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy. MOMN, competition "Yong scientist", 2011.
  • Psychoanalysis in neonatology and maternity ward.
  • April–December 2014 - "Attitudes to employment opportunities and professional development of adolescents in conflict with the Law". Project Manager.
  • "Different but equal - interdependence and decent life for people with disabilities and elderly above 65 years" - jointly developed project with Vrabnitsa Municipality.


Research students
  • Krustina Todorova "Vocational guidance and counseling of adolescents in conflict with the Law"
Selected publications
  • Borisova, M.T he foster care – in flash-back and perspective. S., 2007.
  • Borisova, M. The deafness – from deficits to potentialities. S., 2008.
  • Bogdanova, M. Child abandonment – prevention and alternatives. S., 2009.
  • Bogdanova, M. Non-wanted motherhood – in the focus of social work. S., 2010.
  • Bogdanova, M., Todorova, K. Learning by experience or “(how) to be pro-active?!”. S., 2011.
  • Merdjanova, Y., M. Bogdanova. Individual work book for academic career planning. S., 2011.
  • Merdjanova, Y., M. Bogdanova. European career education and the national perspective. S., 2012.
  • Bogdanova, M. Professional orientation and counseling of children with specific needs. Or the tale for the ugly duckling and the black swan. S., 2012.
  • Bogdanova, M. To understand the child with specific needs. Handbook. S., 2013.
  • Merdjanova, Y., M. Bogdanova."Guide for guidance". Handbook for teachers and pupils, for coaches and partners". С., 2013.
  • The multi-sensory principle and concepts for working with children with specific needs. Handbook for willing. Ed. by M. Bogdanova. S., 2014.
  • Bogdanova, M., Todorova, K., Petkova, E. TOAz – meta-language of children with specific needs. S., 2014.
  • Bogdanova, M., Bukurova, M. Sign language for babies. S., 2014.
  • Bogdanova, M. Todorova, K. Vocational guidance and counselling towards the symptom as a strategy. A handbook for challenges on the road. S., 2015.
  • Bogdanova, M., Todorova, K. The Psychoanalytical approach applied in the process of vocational guidance and counseling in school. In: Contemporary challenges in pedagogy science. С., 2015.
  • Bogdanova, M. Welcoming the Newborn through the Words and in the World. Perinatality and Psychoanalysis. S., 2016.
  • Bogdanova, M. The baby, the child and their language. S., 2017.
  • Bogdanova, M. Psychosocial aspects of premature care. In: Neonatology, Sofia, 2018.
  • Bogdanova, M. The question of the body in clinical practice. Psychoanalytical seeking of the unfounded. Sofia, 2019.
  • English
  • Russian
  • m.bogdanova@fp.uni-sofia.bg
  • 02 9308 464