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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Stefan Rausch


Stefan Rausch is the head physiotherapist at Paracelsus Recovery. He is responsible for the assessments and coordination of the physical interventions of the experts at Paracelsus. Since graduating in 2013 with a Master Degree in Physiotherapy, he has worked in various sports clinics and rehabilitation centres in Switzerland. He is a specialist in muscolosceletal treatments and is on the board of SART (Swiss Group of Rehabilitation and Training). Other qualifications of Mr. Rausch are Medical Athletic Coach and Instructor for BLS/AED (Life Support) courses. Since 2018, he has been a lecturer in sports physiotherapy and teaches in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He currently works as CEO in a physiotherapy facility. Mr. Rausch has a wealth of experience in the field of physiotherapy, is widely networked and his personal highlights include coaching in professional football in the Champions League.

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Stefan Rausch