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Dr Kumar Shanmugam

Dr Kumar Shanmugam

Clinical Hypnotherapist

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Experience and skills

I have over 12 years’ experience of working in the NHS as a Psychiatrist. This has given me a wide knowledge and understanding of issues related to stress and mental health. I am one of the very few Psychiatrists practicing hypnotherapy in UK.


I hold medical degrees (MBBS, MRCPsych) and earned my Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy & NLP that is accredited by General Hypnotherapy Standard Council (GHSC) and National Hypnotherapy Society.

why i practice hypnotherapy

  • Because IT WORKS!!!

  • Hypnotherapy does not come with side effects

  • It worked for me and so why not for YOU?

  • Heard from lot of people saying, “I wish I had hypnotherapy years ago”

what i can help with

  • Smoking Cessation

  • Self-Image & Weight Management/Loss

  • Habits & Addictions -  Drinking, Drug Abuse, Nail Biting, Hair Pulling, etc.

  • Anxiety - Public Speaking, Poor Self-Esteem & Confidence, Blushing etc.

  • Phobias - Dentists, Vomiting, Needles, Dogs, Flying, Spiders, Driving, etc.

  • Sleep Problems

  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

  • Anger Management

  • Chronic Pain – Post-Surgical Pain, Arthritis, Pain through Terminal Illness etc.


  • Number of sessions vary from person to person. However, the average number of sessions last between 3 and 5

  • Initial telephone consultation service is FREE

  • The cost for one session is £60

  • STOP smoking session is ONE 0FF, lasting between 90-120 minutes and the cost is £200

Telephone consultation and therapy sessions are all treated with utmost confidence.

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