We very often find the causes of emotional stress in childhood, in marriage, at work. In the process, our own needs and feelings are blocked and suppressed, until at some point we realize that it is not we ourselves who determine our lives, but others. And so, not infrequently, depression, feelings of guilt, feelings of being overwhelmed, despair and hopelessness arise - a severe mental stress that is often not even conscious, but which paralyzes the immune system and opens the door to illness.
Le Shan, Bernie Siegel, Simonton, Lermer and many other authors have impressively pointed out the connection between mental disorders and the development of a tumor. A doctor or a psychotherapist can only give suggestions and show ways; the patient has to walk the ways himself. However, psychotherapy in the broader sense also involves the patient informing himself; here, for example, self-help groups can be a first port of call.
Even if you are convinced that mental problems do not play a role in your life, we would like to invite you to take advantage of our wide range of psychotherapeutic services. Perhaps you will discover uncharted territory that can make your life even more interesting and richer. The aim here is not to "dig up" problems. Rather, our program is designed to help you deal better with your illness and with yourself, using simple tips and techniques. In addition to one-on-one psychological consultations, we use proven psychological therapy approaches such as relaxation techniques, meditation, hypnotherapy and the Bochum Health Training.
We would like to briefly introduce the individual procedures to you at this point: