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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Joya Carnes MSc

Client Relations Manager

Joya is a people talent. She both organises logistics and leisure activities for our clients and/or their family, friends, or entourage, and accompanies them as a host or guide outside of therapy. She speaks several languages and has vast experience working with clients from various cultural backgrounds.

One of Paracelsus Recovery's Interview Sessions

Joya Carnes on what differentiates Paracelsus Recovery from any other recovery clinic

She lets us know that what drives her is that she knows it works. People can be anxious, nervous and scared intially and then they are better when they leave, with a spark in their eyes.
What differentiates Paracelsus recovery is the team; Unique, genuine, caring people, and the client knows they are in the best hands that they could possibly be.