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

In general terms, yoga is an exercise that benefits the body, mind and spirit through an integration of breathing techniques, strengthening exercises, postures and meditation. There are many types of yoga; all are beneficial. Although yoga is a centuries-old practice, it is a relatively new treatment modality in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. Acceptance…

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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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Anette Rüesch

Pilates Trainer

"Change happens through movement and movement heals. Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit."
(Joseph Pilates)

Annette had practiced yoga for several years when she discovered Pilates in 2010. She was immediately captivated by its holistic approach to physical and mental training. In 2019, Annette pursued a Personal Trainer certification at Basi Pilates, where she gained a deeper understanding of anatomy, movement patterns, and Pilates techniques. Annette places great importance on providing holistic guidance to individuals to promote harmony between their physical, mental, and spiritual aspects. Her training regimen is carefully crafted to optimize the strengthening of the body and mind, while simultaneously alleviating stress. Through her practice, Annette strives to cultivate physical strength, flexibility, and coordination and promote a sense of inner tranquility.