About Solace Asia

We are Asia's highly scientific and clinical driven Addiction Treatment

We were founded to aid those in need of recovery.

Dr Prem Kumar Shanmugam

Adjunct Prof. Dr. Prem Kumar Shanmugam

Clinical Director and CEO. 

Having had my own life experiences battling this disease and gaining the ability to arrest it, I have built a professional career by learning about the nuances of this baffling affliction. I want to share the joys of recovery with people from all walks of life. Today, I lead a team of equally driven clinicians, employing a scientific and evidence based approach to enable Solace Asia Sdn. Bhd. (1244592-D) to achieve it's vision of helping people "live for life". 

Prem is one of the founding members and the Regional Director of the Asia Pacific Certification Board (APCB). APCB is actively involved in certifying addiction counsellors/therapists around the Asia Pacific Region. He is also the past President of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Singapore, while being one of the founding members as well.

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Scientific Papers

Early Years Influence of Addiction
Social Factors for Addiction
Theories of Substance Abuse
Disease Model of Addiction