Clinica Holistica Engiadina is the world's first specialist burnout clinic to use heckel whole-body hyperthermia in routine clinical practice for the treatment of depression


The first heckel-HT3000 was delivered last week to burnout specialist clinic, where the device will be in routine use for the treatment of depression. Clinica Holistica Engiadina strives to help patients fight depression according to the first application reports from Kay-Uwe Hanusch in 2011, the resulting depression study at the University of Arizona with the publication of Janssen et al. 2016 in JAMA Psychiatry, and the of clinical full-body hyperthermia studies in progress at Charite Berlin and Kliniken Essen-Mitte


The medical director of Clinica Holistica Engiadina in Susch/Switzerland, Dr. med. Dipl. Theol. Michael Pfaff, psychiatrist and psychotherapist, writes in the Clinica Holistica-Newsletter: "As a psychiatrist in inpatient psychiatry, I see the primary application in an early phase of treatment with severely exhausted and inhibited patients, who can be set up more quickly for intensive process work through the vitalising effect.."



Dr. M. Pfaff, S. Heckel-Reusser, CEO P. Zimmermann