Clinician Profile

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Balu Pitchiah

Dr. Balu is a Consultant Psychiatrist working in London and at Valens Clinic Dubai. Voted as the “Doctor of the Year 2018”, by the readers of Asian Voice in the United Kingdom, he is well known for his holistic mental, emotional and behavioral health work focused on reducing the impact in common mental health problems on the functioning of individuals, families and teams. He has expertise in working with high achievers and people with Executive Function Deficit and Type A personalities helping them achieve their full potential while minimizing the impact of their emotional problems on their work and family life. His treatment approach is holistic, tailored to individual needs working in collaboration with his clients, whom he believes are the experts in their own condition. His other interests include the use of technology in improving access to healthcare, integrated physical and mental health care and promotion of health and wellness.

Spoken Languages

English, Tamil

DHA License

Consultant Psychiatrist



  • MBBS
  • CCT General Adult Psychiatry
  • MBA (OXON)

Professional associations:

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK
  • Member of the General Medical Council
  • Member of the American Psychiatric Association, USA
  • Member of MDDUS

Professional experience:

  • Founder and Medical Director, Emotional Wellness Clinic, UK, UAE and India
  • Co-Founder and CMO – MyBubbleapp, UK
  • Consultant Psychiatrist – NHS – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, UK
  • Consultant Psychiatrist – Harley Street, London, UK
  • Special Projects Executive – European Care Group
  • Basic Psychiatry Training – Sheffield, UK
  • Higher Psychiatry Training – Hertfordshire, UK

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Personality Disorders
  • Executive Function Disorder
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Psycho-Sexual Disorder
  • Medicine Management and Coaching
  • Memory Assessment

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