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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The Pandemic-Push: Why are so Many People Suddenly Buying Prescription Drugs Online?

Prescription-med sales skyrocket due to the pandemic, but when does use become abuse? Paracelsus Recovery’s experts weigh in. More and more people are illegally purchasing prescription medication such as anxiety or sleeping pills online as the pandemic takes its toll on our wellbeing. The pandemic has left a mental health crisis in its wake. Rates…

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What is Narcissism?

On Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein’s 23-year prison-sentence marked a historic moment. Because many have called him a narcissistic, Paracelsus Recovery explains what narcissism actually is. Narcissism is a highly complex personality disorder (NPD). A personality disorder is a type of mental illness that leads an individual to have a distorted pattern of thinking and relating to reality. In…

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Meriel Stanton M.A Hons Psych FSP ZüPP

Psychologist & Psychotherapist

Meriel is a licensed psychologist and body informed psychotherapist from Edinburgh Scotland . In addition to her work with Paracelsus Recovery Zürich Meriel works in private praxis on the edge of Zürich. Meriel is an open minded non judgmental therapist who works with integrity, sensitivity, kindness and clarity to help her clients. She is collaborative, flexible and culturally sensitive and creates a safe place in which clients feel comfortable to process and heal As a Sensorimotor Psychotherapist her Work is grounded in and informed by modern neurobiological & interpersonal psychological wisdom of the Polyvagal Theory. A basic premise of which is "there is no such thing as a bad response - there are only adaptive responses " Dr Stephen Porges. She Combines skillful talk therapy with mindfulness, the memory, wisdom of the body, & breath and body awareness. With a particular interest in trauma and developmental trauma Meriel knows well from her own healing journey that starting a therapy is never easy - but it is most definitely worth taking that first, sometimes shaky step . She is inspired by the words of the poet David Whyte "Inside of everyone is a great shout of joy waiting to be born" Prior to working in Private practice Meriel worked worked in various Psychiatric clinics in ZFP Zentrum Für Psychiatrie Reichenau Baden Württemberg Germany & PUK Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Rheinau Switzerland

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Meriel Stanton M.A Hons Psych FSP ZüPP