Welcome to Counselling Riviera

Your friendly English-Speaking Therapy and Counselling Service for the French Riviera

We take your safety and well-being very seriously...

In light of the current Coronavirus outbreak, we are conducting all our counselling sessions online via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime at present - so you are both safe and well supported through this difficult time.
Madeleine has specialised in online therapy since 2016, so you are in good hands. Please follow this link for our 'Psychological wellbeing during Lockdown' Tips.

Most people experience a Life Crisis at some point in their life…

During these times we might feel depressed and isolated. Some people feel ashamed to ‘burden’ their loved ones with these feelings or might have no-one to turn to.

At these times a course of therapy or counselling with an experienced, supportive, warm and non-judgemental therapist can be of great value – a crisis is an opportunity for a real break-through:

Counselling in English for the French Riviera

Many people find it particularly important to have counselling in their mother tongue, especially when working on childhood issues or complex feelings. Thus, Counselling Riviera offers English-language-counselling for British, Irish, American and all other English-speaking expats.

Counselling Riviera offers Individual and Couple's Counselling for Nice, Cannes, Monaco and the Côte d'Azur

Madeleine Böcker MA, Dip. Psych., MBACP
- UKCP accredited Therapist, Counsellor and registered Clinical Supervisor

If you need help and support with any of the following issues, you have come to the right address:

  • • Depression
  • • Problems with your Relationship(s)
  • Couple’s Counselling
  • • Low Self-esteem
  • • Stress and general Anxiety
  • • Mindfulness
  • • Loss and Bereavement
  • • Working with your Dreams
  • • Chronic Illness
  • • Abuse (sexual and/or physical)
  • • Trauma
  • • Loneliness
  • • Life Crises – Loss of Direction, Hope and Purpose
  • • Finding Happiness, Joy and Fulfillment in your Life

Madeleine Bocker is an English-speaking, fully qualified and UKCP accredited integrative therapist, counsellor and supervisor, who trained in London, where she has a thriving practice as well.

Madeleine has over ten years experience of helping people through difficult times, working together towards a happier future.

Counselling Riviera offers face-to-face therapy for individuals and couples in Beausoleil, just outside of Monaco, as well as phone therapy and online counselling via Skype or FaceTime.

Couple's Counselling

Couple's Counselling
If you are experiencing difficulties in your relationship, Couple's Counselling can really help you to find a way through.

Fees and FAQs

Fees and FAQs
Questions answered like, "How do I start my therapy with you?"


Contact Counselling Riviera for Individual and Couple's Counselling near Monaco as well as online therapy.


Madeleine's integrative approach to Therapy and Counselling

Media Coverage

Media Coverage
Samples of Madeleine Böcker's published work in magazines, on BBC radio and online.

Therapie auf Deutsch

Therapie auf Deutsch
Gesprächstherapie auf Deutsch an der Côte d’Azur – und auf Skype weltweit