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Residential Trauma Treatment Programme

— 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 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 treatment investment starts at CHF 97,000 per week. This covers all programme costs excluding: transportation to/from the client’s home to Zurich; medical issues unrelated to the treatment programme; Continuing Care. 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
(non-treatment related)

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


Treatment enquiries

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


Our unique approach is discreet, non-judgemental and confidential. We look beyond the surface issues in order to identify and treat the true underlying causes. Feel free to contact us to learn more. Our Comprehensive treatment starts at CHF 97'000 per week.

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