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. Valerie Enderlin


Dr. Enderlin specialises in dermatological surgery, general dermatology and aesthetic dermatology. She serves as dermatological consultant at Paracelsus Recovery. Since 2014, Dr. Enderlin is at the head of Decamed Skin and Laser Centre, her large dermatological practice in Zurich Seefeld which includes Decaspa Medical Beauty. After graduation at the University of Zurich in 2001, Dr. Enderlin has worked inter alia at the University Hospital Erlangen (Germany), the University Hospital Zurich (USZ), in various private practices and in a managerial role in the pharmaceutical industry. Besides running her practice and working and operating in various Zurich hospitals as an attending physician, she owns and manages Laboratoires Decacel SA, the research and production company for DECALYS Medical scar care and DECALYS Dr Enderlin general skincare products.