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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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Dr. med. Thilo Beck

Lead Psychiatrist

Dr. Beck serves as the chief consultant psychiatrist at Paracelsus Recovery. He initially studied law before he decided to switch to medicine. Since graduating in 1992, he has worked in different academic psychiatric clinics in Switzerland in both in- and outpatient settings. Besides ongoing continuing education in systemic Psychotherapy, he also specialised in addiction medicine. He is a Swiss licensed Psychiatrist, a member of the board of SSAM (Swiss Society of Addiction Medicine) and a member of the Swiss Association for ADHD. Dr. Beck has been the investigator in a wide range of studies, and he is the author or co-author of numerous publications.

One Paracelsus Recovery's Interview Sessions

Thilo beck tells us what he appreciates about being a part of Paracelsus Recovery

He talks about how the possibility to work together and share knowledge with people in different fields of medicine, develop treatment according to the needs of our clients, and creating the right environment of healing for every client are what he appreciates about being at Paracelsus Recovery