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. Dr. med. Anna Erat

Medical Doctor

Dr. Anna Erat MD/PhD studied and conducted research at Harvard Medical School for many years before taking up her role as a medical director in the Hirslanden Klinik and as a consultant in Paracelsus Recovery. She is specialized in internal medicine, sports medicine, longevity and prevention. Apart from taking care of top athletes ranging from formula 1 to polo and world class ice hockey players as a sports physician, she teaches medical and executive MBA students in Europe following her PhD in health systems management, training at Harvard Business School, and International Director’s Programme at INSEAD.

One of Paracelsus Recovery's Interview Sessions

Anna Erat tells us about her role at Paracelsus Recovery

She takes care of the clients from a wholistic point of view and offers personalised and precision medicine. Paracelsus Recovery takes every client individually and caters for their individual needs.