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Dr P Balu
Dr P Balu
MBBS MRCPsych CCST MBA (OXON)
Psychiatry
35 reviews+ Add review

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General Medical Council: 5207178

LANGUAGES

english, tamil

RECOMMENDED FOR

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Psychiatry

CONSULTATION FEES

New appointment: £Pay What You Want ( PWYW)
Follow-up appointment: £You decide - Fee for value

About

Dr Balu is a Consultant Psychiatrist based in London, UK. He works in the Primary Care Mental Health Service - NHS at the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and offers an Emotional Wellness service for the UK and International clients from his clinics in London and Abroad. He is often invited to provide advice online and at client bases.

Following his medical graduation from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India he relocated to the UK to complete his basic psychiatric training in Sheffield. He later went on to complete an MBA at the University of Oxford, UK before deciding to pursue further higher medical training in mental health. During this time he gained experience working at the National OCD Treatment Service and the National Problem Gambling Service specialising in alcohol, drug addictions and eating disorders. He has a particular interest in Co-morbid Neuro-developmental disorders like ADHD, Autism, Aspergers in Adults. He regularly consults people suffering from complex trauma and personality difficulties.

He is highly experienced in the treatment and management of common mental disorders including anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD and Bipolar affective disorder. He is committed to working with high achievers and people with Type A personalities in helping them discover their full potential whilst minimising the impact their emotional problems could have on their work and family life.

His approach to treatment is holistic and aimed to help clients achieve their full potential and enjoy a state of physical, emotional, sexual and spiritual well-being. In addition to prescribing appropriate medicines and recommending psychological treatment to his patients, he works with an array of professionals to offer services including; life coaching, ultrawellness treatment, Neurotherapy and magnetic treatment.

You can know more about his work at www.emotionalwellnessclinic.co.uk .

He operates the world's first PWYW Service for Emotional Wellness in London (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pwyw-health-wellness-dr-balu-md-mba/ ) 

Please send a message and the initial consultation will be a telephone call from Dr Balu. You will be able to ask questions and have a confidential discussion before agreeing to the terms of further engagement. We recognise that you are unique and it is important to match your requirements with our offerings.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Special Interests

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Depression

Education

  • MBBS Stanley Medical College, Chennai
  • MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • CCST
  • MBA (OXON) University of Oxford 

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Very helpful and supportive. I felt much better afterwards
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26-03-2019
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Dr. Balu really listens to me. I’ve encountered other doctors or health professionals who do not take mental health very seriously, and Dr. Balu is a breath of fresh air. He helps me plan around the issues I am experiencing which makes me feel like I can actually handle them rather than hide from them. He’s offered to help me talk to my family and my partner about what I am experiencing. He’s available basically any time I need to talk. He’s helped me both with medication and with therapy. Overall, I am so much happier and feel much more supported than ever before
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23-04-2018
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My experience with Dr. Balu has been phenomenal, for I could recover from depression and high levels of anxiety attacks because the way he counselled me. Very friendly and approachable... His rationale for things, feelings and experiences cleared clutter in my mind.
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08-03-2018
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Upon my first visit with DR P Balu he assessed my condition exactly and noticed immediately that I didn't have a goal in place as I normally do. We worked together to identify the new goal and I helped me stay on track. I am on progress to reach my new goal for this year.
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01-03-2018
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I would like to thank Dr Balu for helping my daughter during a very difficult time in university. Dr Balu was very approachable , open and accessible. His innovative thinking and individualized model of care made a big difference.Excellent service !
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26-02-2018
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It is always an honor to meet people like you. You present to the world the real meaning of a psychiatrist. I have learned a lot from you today
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25-02-2018
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I would like to thank you for your generous and humble words Dr, you are truly a person who can make a change in this world. I would love to be in touch with you in the near future to seek your advise
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25-02-2018
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Excellent consultation and advice . Spot on !
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21-02-2018
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Dr Balu is friendly, charming and highly prioritise the comfortness of clients by providing appointments during weekends and after peak hours on weekdays. In few sessions he was able to understand and advise to overcome some very personal hurdles. He has gone beyond his duties to meet outside the clinic in order to ensure the wider wellbeing which has made the biggest difference. He is very knowledgeable and able to converse beyond and above core mental health.
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17-02-2018
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We've found Dr Balu very inciteful and approachable. He has greatly helped our son with mild ADH. Would highly recommend him.
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16-02-2018
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Very good experience so far.
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15-02-2018
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This is a great approach to modern way of practicing medicine. I am glad someone is actually able to not only have a vision but actually put it into effect
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14-02-2018
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Very helpful doctor with effective techniques. He truly cares about his patients, and he is always available when you need him in clinic or over the phone.
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14-02-2018
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I saw Dr. Balu a few times, and he was kind enough to allow me 2 hour sessions, as I needed to get A LOT out. He is very down to earth, and speaks to you like a friend, rather than too technical. He helped me to understand what I was thinking about but could not completely understanding about myself. I recommend him and his therapy as he is generous and allows you to Pay What You Like.
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25-01-2018
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"I got a great confidence after talking to Dr.Balu, his words encouraged me a lot and gave me a confidence that my disease will get cured . He gave a consultation for more than a hour although appointment was for only an hour. He is so kind and helpful" I definitely recommend his service.
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19-01-2018
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"I'm so glad to have found Dr. Balu!!! I recently moved to London and finding a new doctor was proving to be a challenge. From the exorbitant fees, to scheduling...I was bracing for a gruelling experience. But alas, I found the right person! Dr. Balu was the most empathetic of all practitioners I've been to, was incredibly professional and is a clear master in his field. I knew straight away that he is the right professional for me. Now I have the proper medication for an otherwise debilitating condition and he made sure I got it straight away. The run around with pharmacies would have been yet another challenge, but his network of pharmacies made sure I got my medicine in time. Thank you once again Dr. Balu! You allowed for a seamless medical transition and I look forward to many years of success under your guidance and care!"
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19-01-2018
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Dr Balu is wonderful, his customer service is unparalleled. He makes himself super accessible which is vital to me. I would recommend him to anyone on any given day.
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08-01-2018
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I used to work with Dr Balu and was impressed by his knowledge, kindness and innovative way of thinking, which gave a new dimension and freshness to the current psychiatry. His ability to add more than was expected to his work and patients is admirable.
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08-01-2018
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Brilliant communication and advice, even was able to see me on New Year’s Day to discuss my needs and settle my mind. Great Dr and have recommeneded his services to my friends and colleagues
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01-01-2018
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Dr.Balu is really helping me my anxiety has been so high that no other health professional could help accept put me on drugs that I refused to take . Dr B method uses natural methods looking at triggers. First time in a year I am getting reduced panic. Thank you I can’t speak more highly of this doctor enough.
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29-12-2017
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Dr Balu is patient and listens very carefully, it feels he is interested in me and my wellbeing and takes seriously my views. I would have no hesitation recommending him.
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29-12-2017
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Very impressed with his services. Excellent approach and tailors management as per our needs.
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23-12-2017
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Dr Balu quickly identified a primary issue that required working on before other traits and symptoms could be effectively managed. Is very friendly, open-minded and non-judgemental.
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22-12-2017
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Awesome Dr, listens to you, talks to you like a human and treats you like a human. None of this hush hush antipsychotics to shut you up business! Thanks DR BALU you made my family holiday possibly
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20-12-2017
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Dr P Balu is an outstanding physician and has helped me through one of the most stressful periods of my entire life. I could never have got through it without him.
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20-12-2017
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The very best psychiatrist who really understands our needs and tailor our therapy. Very grateful to his services.
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20-12-2017
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Fantastic support. Ensured consultation and correct medication delivered professionally, timely with constant monitoring and support. Exceptional.
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20-12-2017
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I could not manage without DRBalu help he is helping me through the trauma of a divorce as helping me restructure my life and treat psychogenic blackouts. I can’t praise or thank DRBalu enough where all other doctors failed to help DR Balu is help heal me
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20-12-2017
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Excellent in providing the care one needs
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20-12-2017
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Dr BLU is amazing in care giving. He is fast to understand the problem and quick to respond with lots of responsibility. And a person of uncompromising integrity.
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20-12-2017
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An amazing service was provided by Dr Balu. I will always recommend him to friends and family.
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20-12-2017
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An amazing service was provided by Dr Balu. I will always recommend him to friends and family.
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20-12-2017
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I have been consulting with Dr Pitchiah over the last 12 months and never been disappointed with the level of service he provided me with. Even he made himself available to attend to my requests while I am outside the country on a few trips. Thanks Dr Pitchiah for your continued support.
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20-12-2017
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Doctor Balu has helped me immensely during testing times. He is always willing to help and his professional approach coupled with his skills has benefited me in quick recovery. Can’t imagine what we would have done with out him!
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20-12-2017
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Dr Balu is very professional he makes you feel good about yourself. Helps in telling how to use one's emotions for his/her own betterment . One can walk with a frown to him but Iam sure you wil come out with a smile on your face gratitude and content in your heart and a lot of positive vibes all around you. He goes out of the way to help. Truly a conventional Psychiatrist.
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20-12-2017
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Peer Recommendations

BY dr Francesca Ducci

27-05-2018
I had the pleasure to work with Dr Balu for a private clinic in Harley street. He is an extremely motivated and professional colleague. I had the pleasure of looking after some of his patients who value his empathy and ability to support them. I would have no hesitation in recommending his services to any of my clients.
For specialty: Psychiatry
Connection: Is a colleague

BY ms Krina Panchal

16-01-2018
Dr. Balu is a great Psychiatrist who is always ahead of the curve especially with the new PAYG scheme. All patients have amazing things to say about him and are amazed on how he has changed their lives. He has been a great addition to the team at Mayfair Doctors
For specialty: Psychiatry
Connection: Is a colleague

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