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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Jan Gerber, MSc


Jan Gerber acts as the company’s CEO and is responsible for the overall management of the organisation. He holds an MSc in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics, but he has gained vast know-how in the medical services industry through his involvement as a consultant and senior manager in several medical service providers and the build-up and management of other addictions clinics.

One of Paracelsus Recovery's podcast episodes

Jan Gerber on Youtube

Jan Gerber interviewing Beverley Knight about mental health. Beverley Knight is joined by her husband James O'Keefe. Both Beverly and James have gone through difficult and very challenging times in their lives, from childhood to their formative years in school to their adult lives.

Fireside Chat with Paracelsus Recovery's CEO Jan Gerber and Managing Partner, Pawel Mowlik

What is the relationship between wealth and mental health? Pawel Mowlik shares his story of overnight success, addiction, and why it is vital to find a purpose with colleague and friend, Jan Gerber.

One of Paracelsus Recovery's Interview Sessions

Jan Gerber on why paracelsus recovery is a unique place

Jan Gerber tells us that paracelsus recovery is a unique place because of some reasons and principles that make all the difference.