Doctor Balu

Dr Balu | Cannaray Scientific Advisor for Mental Health & Anxiety

Dr P Balu, Consultant Psychiatrist


Professional Profile

Dr Balu is a medical Doctor and a Consultant Psychiatrist in Central London working both in the National Health Service, United Kingdom and Private Practice. 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 behavioural health work focused on reducing the impact in common mental health problems on the functioning of individuals and groups.


Dr Balu had the privilege of studying and working with some of the most accomplished entrepreneurial minds in information technology, media, real estate, sports, and business. He developed an interest in Organisational behaviour and the impact of emotions on decision making in the financial services industry. He retains a keen interest in the field of neuro-economics and behavioural finance. During his work within the Investment Management sector, he was able to help several professionals successfully overcome anxiety, anger, fear, procrastination, obsessional tendencies, and addictions. He observed a clear positive change and emotional wellbeing in teams he was working with. He has expertise in working with high achievers and people with Type A personalities helping them achieve their full potential while minimising 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.

Dr Balu is committed to helping his clients achieve their full potential and enjoy a state of physical, emotional, sexual and spiritual wellness. His other interests include the use of technology in improving access to health care, integrated physical and mental health care and promotion of health and wellness. Dr Balu is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK, American Psychiatric Association, USA. He completed his MBA from the University of Oxford, UK.

Professional Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Eating Problems
  • Mood Swings
  • OCD
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Problems
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress


Dr. Balu in the Press

How to Spot a Loved One is Lonely in 3 Simple Steps - and How to Help
View Dr Balu's Feature in The Sun

Finding Joy in the Simple Things and How to Keep it Up
View Dr Balu's Feature in Talk Talk
View Dr Balu's Feature in Female First

Re-Entry Anxiety is Real - We Asked 2 Experts Why You May Experience it as Lockdown Measures Ease
View Dr Balu's Feature in Pop Sugar
View Dr Balu's Feature in MSN

7 Expert Ways to Boost Mental Resilience After Lockdown
View Dr Balu's Feature in Women's Health Magzine

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