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Residential Trauma Treatment Program

— The impact of emotional pain


View our video on trauma and treatment at The Kusnacht Practice

Symptoms and effects of trauma

When we experience trauma, either in childhood or adult life, it can have a lasting impact on our wellbeing. Symptoms may remain hidden but can surface later through addiction or emotional issues. It often manifests physically as well as emotionally. The physical signs can be as substantial and alarming as those of physical injury or illness, and care should be taken to control stress levels.

The most common symptoms of trauma

  1. shock, denial, or disbelief
  2. confusion, difficulty concentrating
  3. guilt, shame, self-blame
  4. withdrawing from others
  5. sleeping disorders


Treatment for trauma

Trauma treatment

When an individual has experienced trauma it needs to be processed in a safe and healthy manner in order to lay to rest the emotional issues that are associated with past events. We use a range of innovative techniques in order to strive to achieve this goal. These techniques may include trauma reduction sessions, during which we help the client to explore and understand the nature of the trauma.


We provide the very best care and comfort. The investment starts at CHF 93,000 per week, depending on the requirements of the individual client. Fees are settled directly by the client (we do not work with insurance companies) and we can supply written quotations upon request.

The Kusnacht Practice services are not covered by Swiss health insurances. All costs are to be covered directly by the clients. Patients who are domiciled in Switzerland and are therefore mandatorily health insured may be reimbursed by their health insurance for medical services in accordance with the Federal Law on Health Insurance (KVG) and its implementing provisions.

Client testimonials and treatment options

  • Caroline, aged 29

    "I struggled with emotional issues and alcoholism for many years. I initially had no idea that my experiences in childhood were a contributory factor to the problems that I faced."

General enquiries

Phone +41 43 541 11 52
E-mail [email protected]

Treatment enquiries

Phone +41 43 499 60 50
E-mail [email protected]

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The Kusnacht Practice’s use of technology continues to enable the team’s seamless communication and we are supporting our clients via digital platforms in light of the temporary international travel restrictions. Our Medical Director is conducting initial patient assessments accordingly and we have a waiting list in preparation for the moment that travel restrictions are lifted in order to expedite admissions. For treatment enquiries please contact: +41 43 499 6050 / [email protected]