Articles published by Madeleine Bocker

Madeleine Böcker has published articles – as well as been interviewed – on a range of issues over the years, ranging from Psychotherapy Groups, over the Perception of Women in Psychotherapy, the Loneliness Epidemic, Beating the Winter Blues to How to Apologise well.

These appeared in renowned publications like The Guardian, Therapy Today, the Freud Museum Newsletter and The Psychotherapist.


The Guardian

‘It begins with S and rhymes with lorry…’

Madeleine was an psychological advisor on the important theme of apologising.

The Guardian, 6th February, 2015.


Radio Sputnik for the BBC World Service:


BBC Radio Sputnik – Brave New World, 03.04.2015.


Therapy Today, May12, Loneliness, author Madeleine BöckerTherapy Today – a professional UK Journal for Psychotherapists and Counsellors, published by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP):

‘Holding and being Held’
Madeleine was the author of the feature article of this issue on the psychological link between Loneliness and Depression. It looks at Depression and Loneliness from a variety of angles, including family dynamics – and maps out ways of coming towards a place of healing.
Therapy Today, Volume 23, Issue 4, May 2012

An interview by Colin Feltham

Colin interviews Madeleine on different psychological approaches.

In Support of Co-Facilitated Group Therapy
Madeleine is the author of this brief piece on Group Therapy.
Therapy Today, Volume 19, Issue 4, May 2008


The Psychotherapist – a professional Journal published by the the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP):

On, ‘A Dangerous Method’, the film about C.G Jung, S. Freud and S. Spielrein.

Letter in response to Prof. Andrew Samuels’ interview with screenwriter Christopher Hampton
Madeleine is the author of this short piece on women’s status in psychotherapy, back in Spielrein’s time and in the present day.
Psychotherapist, Issue 52, Autumn 2012, p. 34.


BACP Website

Preparing Yourself for a Stressful Situation
– Expert Advisor.

Being lonely in Leicester in the festive season 2014
– Co-Author with Matthew Watson.


Psychotherapy Publications – an online publication:

High Benefit Supervision

An article by Madeleine on the importance of in-depth Psychotherapy Supervision with an experienced Clinical Supervisor.

Madeleine has also been asked for expert advice on a number of topics by various magazines, including Woman Magazine and Candis on topics like the Psychology of Writing Lists and What makes us Happy and has in the past contributed to an American Marriage Counselling Blog run by Psychotherapists. She has also contributed as an advisor to academic projects on ‘Couples and Intimate Spaces’ (London, 2016) and ‘Integrative Supervision’ (Canada, 2016).

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