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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Ivo Violante


Started his career in London at the age of 17 under the wing of Chef Marco Pierre White, worked in some very upscale restaurants in Europe and USA , nominated Best Young Chef in New York in the year 2002 at the restaurant San Domenico . He is a good passionate and tries to bring back memories from childhood into every plate. He has a strong philosophy about “food should comfort our souls from within “. He is a Chef at Paracelsus, he always try to heal from the aspect of nutrition in close contact with the medical and nutritional team. Take a step forward bringing calm and positive vibes and a “I can do “atmosphere. With his food he try to give comfort to ease the struggle some may find in a new surroundings, bringing back to a plate an emotion mixed with a taste of home.