Message from our Founder

Clinic Les Alpes is situated in a spectacular setting of outstanding natural beauty in the mountains close to the town of Montreux in Switzerland. The Clinic has a 360 degrees view of alpine meadows, forests, snow-capped mountains and lake Geneva. It is a beautiful, serene and peaceful place.

Clinic Les Alpes, as you see it today, is the result of a ten-year journey of restoration and creation. The original building has been completely restored to its original grandeur. Below the main building a further three stories have been excavated from solid rock. This area has floor to ceiling windows creating a space flooded with natural light, and houses on one floor the medical facilities, therapy and counselling rooms, while on the floor below is a full spa with pool, saunas, hamams, gym, pilates and yoga rooms and treatment suites.

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The Story & The Vision

Clinic Les Alpes is the result of one man’s long-held vision of an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence for the recovery of individuals and their families.

Clinic Les Alpes is the result of one man’s personal investment in a long-held vision to develop an internationally acclaimed centre of excellence for the treatment of mental health, substance/behavioural dependency and the nurturing of recovery for individuals and their families.

The Clinic’s founder set out to ensure that the commitment to excellence was reflected in all aspects of the service.

The vision was to create a multilingual international inpatient clinic with the primary language conducted in English.

It took ten years of passionate, yet painstaking endeavour and extraordinary investment to reach the point where Clinic Les Alpes was ready to welcome its first patients and family members.

The Concept

In a secluded and beautifully designed environment, the clinic offers utmost discretion, personalised treatment options and a path to recovery that is fully responsive to individual needs.

A comprehensive service of exceptional quality that, with the utmost discretion, offers personalised treatment and a path to recovery that is fully responsive to individual needs in a secluded and beautifully designed environment but one with all the opportunities, resources and safety of an inpatient medical clinic, fully licensed by the Swiss Department of Health, where staff are multilingual and the primary language is English.

Our Values

Taking the greatest care in all things at all times, our lead therapists and the medical and therapeutic team are focusing on what really matters: the needs of our patients and their families.

  • Keeping our focus on what really matters: the needs of our patients and their families
  • Taking the greatest care in all things at all times
  • Authenticity, sincerity, honesty, realism
  • Professional confidence backed by a readiness to learn
  • The creative integration of Art and Science
  • Ethical to the core

The Team

Our people at Clinic Les Alpes work as one team across all aspects of the service. We recruit people for their recognised expertise combined with the very human qualities of empathy and compassion.

Apart from being required to have the experience and skills essential for their particular roles, we recruit people who are able to embrace and exemplify the values and standards espoused by Clinic Les Alpes.

Our staff are multilingual and are either natural or fluent English speakers.

When planning the Clinic’s operation, we have taken full note of research about what makes for effective organizations in the field of healthcare.

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The Licence

Switzerland is known for excellence. Clinic Les Alpes is licensed by the Swiss Department of Health, therefore meets all regulatory standards and is subject to inspection.

Clinic Les Alpes is licenced by the Swiss Department of Health and therefore meets all regulatory standards and is subject to inspection.

This independent oversight provides fundamental reassurance to those who both use and refer to the service that it is properly organised and resourced as well as meeting essential safety and operational standards.