CALDA Clinic

CALDA Clinic: A Private Path to Freedom

The premium-class CALDA Clinic specializes in rehabilitating patients with mental disorders and conducting in-depth mental health diagnostics. CALDA Clinic is the only private clinic in Switzerland that treats a wide range of mental illnesses. The clinic is located in the picturesque region of the country, on the so-called 'Golden Coast' on the right bank of Lake Zurich. CALDA offers its patients VIP accommodations and the highest level of service.

The clinic is led by Dr. Claudia Elsig, a doctor of medical sciences, Professor Matthias Heiliger, and the renowned dietitian and therapist Sibyl Binder. The clinic's doctors employ innovative and integrative treatment approaches, using advancements from various fields of modern medicine and traditional methods in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with mental disorders. The psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and other specialists at the clinic gained their experience in private and state clinics in Western Europe and the USA.

The clinic's mission is to restore harmony and freedom to each patient
. The goal of treatment is to help patients regain control over their emotions. Problem-solving is approached on an individual basis, recognizing that each path to recovery is unique. Throughout the treatment process, each patient is assigned a personal coach who undergoes the necessary psychological training and provides support.

Thorough Diagnosis and Unique Treatment Method 

At the core of the individualized approach to treatment is a deep diagnosis at both the mental and physical levels. In CALDA Clinic, the patient's medical history gathering goes beyond traditional medical diagnostic methods. Patients undergo psychiatric diagnostics, orthomolecular medical diagnostics, as well as alternative and complementary diagnostics.
Расширенная психиатрическая диагностика сочетается с рядом анализов:

  • Genetic Analysis.
  • Comprehensive Clinical and Chemical Analysis.
  • Determination of Metabolic Type.
  • And more.

The integrative medicine used at CALDA includes diagnostic and therapeutic procedures from the most common and proven methods of alternative and complementary medicine.
Such as:

  • Ayurveda
  • Massage, acupuncture
  • Chronotherapy
  • Movement therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Art therapy and creative therapy
  • Mindfulness and meditation
  • Hippotherapy
  • Herbal therapy
  • 12-Step Recovery Program
  • Individual assessments


  • Injuries
  • Effects of sexual assault and childhood traumas
  • Addiction
  • Stress
  • Phobias
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Depression
  • Postpartum depression
  • Emotional burnout
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Fear of competition
  • Other mental disorders

"The CALDA concept incorporates new treatment strategies for phenomena such as psychological trauma, addiction, stress, consequences of aging, and more. We do not endorse the common practice in psychiatry of unjustified, and sometimes hasty, prescription of psychotropic medications. Therefore, whenever possible, we initially discontinue medication treatment to identify the underlying cause of the problem."

Claudia M. Elsig

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Chief Executive Officer, and Medical Director of CALDA Clinic


An essential feature of the clinic is complete patient confidentiality. The clinic provides a special VIP transport service for patients. Patients are taken directly from the garage to private apartments by elevator. Third parties are not involved in the treatment process, neither in patient accommodation nor in payment for clinic services. Access to the patient's apartments is restricted to clinic staff only, ensuring absolute patient anonymity.


CALDA Clinic is located on the shores of Lake Zurich. The city center is only a 10-minute drive away. Zurich International Airport is just 30 minutes from the clinic.
A personal psychiatrist is available to the patient 24 hours a day. If a patient speaks only Russian, a Russian-speaking doctor will work with them.
The cleanliness and tranquility of Swiss nature, combined with comfortable luxury residences, create an ideal setting for quick and effective rehabilitation.
The residences provided by CALDA to its patients are situated on a small hill, offering magnificent views of the lake and mountains from the windows. The apartments are spacious and well-lit. If a patient wishes to stay in a hotel, accommodations can be arranged in one of Zurich's splendid hotels. The living conditions during treatment at CALDA Clinic are considered among the best offered by private clinics in Switzerland.