Affluent Neglect

Society expresses great concern for poor, underserved children and the increased likelihood they may lack access to health care and education, or that they may turn to drugs or crime in adulthood. Less attention is paid to children of affluent parents who have their own set of problems. Emotional neglect often goes unnoticed or unreported, which may…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph. in the 1980s, is a type of talk therapy originally designed for high-risk, suicidal people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Today, DBT is used to treat people struggling with a range of complex and intense emotions, including substance abuse and addiction, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders,…

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Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Treatment

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Why Some People Think Sex Addiction Doesn’t Exist

Does sex addiction really exist? Is sexual addiction a true disorder? Or is hypersexuality just an excuse for irresponsible behavior or infidelity? Those are complicated questions, and even experts in the world of behavioral health and addiction will probably never agree on the answers.  Many people think hypersexuality should be classified as an addiction. They…

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Types of therapy

Psychoeducation treatment

Psychoeducation is an essential component of our comprehensive treatment model at Paracelsus Recovery. Psychoeducation gives you the tools and information you need to understand your mental health condition. As the name implies, the technique combines psychology and education.

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Psychoeducation and recovery

One of the primary goals of any treatment programme is to equip people with the tools they need to live healthier and happier lives. To accomplish this goal, you must first gain a thorough understanding of why you are having difficulties.

At Paracelsus Recovery, we will provide practical, evidence-based techniques for understanding and dealing with a mental health condition or addiction. For example, if a person has a panic disorder, our team of experts would inform them about their brain's neuropathways and what happens in the nervous system during a panic attack.

We are better able to recognize negative thought patterns and behaviours when we understand these aspects of ourselves. We have more control over how we respond to our thoughts when we can recognize them. Knowledge, as the old adage goes, is power.

We incorporate psychoeducation into both one-on-one sessions and sessions with the live-in therapist. Our expert team will provide you with the practical tools and educational resources you need to change maladaptive coping mechanisms and ensure a strong, long-term recovery.

Psychoeducation is essential in all of our treatment programmes in Zurich and London.

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Medical Check-ups
& Treatments
Eye Movement Desensitisation
and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Interval Hypoxic
Hyperoxic Treatment
Probiotic Therapies
& Psychonutrition
Lifestyle &
Nutritional Counselling
& Bioresonance
& Acupuncture
Personal Training


Psychoeducation is a therapeutic intervention that teaches a person suffering from mental health problems about their condition. The goal of psychoeducation is to help you understand your condition so that when you return home, you can tell your family about your mental health. Psychoeducation can help you improve your relationships and ensure a long-term recovery in this way.

Numerous studies and experts agree that psychoeducation is extremely beneficial when used in conjunction with other therapeutic methods. Several clinical trials have found that psychoeducation programmes improve psychosocial outcomes and aid in relapse prevention.

According to research, psychoeducation as a therapeutic intervention can be extremely effective for people suffering from mild depression.

Psychoeducation has been shown to aid in relapse prevention, reduce self-stigma, improve relationships, and boost self-esteem, among other things.

Psychoeducation benefits you as well as your partners and/or immediate family members. We can provide joint psychoeducation sessions where appropriate and in agreement with each client. The goal of these sessions is to explain the treatment process and talk about how you and your family can get ready for your return home, addressing any potential issues or challenges that may arise.

Meet the team responsible for psychoeducation therapy