1to1help provides counselling services to companies as well as individuals. As pioneers in the field we have been able to clearly establish the relevance of counselling in the corporate sector.
In today's world, employees are faced with a tremendous amount of stress. Apart from the stress of performance, career growth and workplace relationships there are also issues like marriage, relationships, loneliness and depression, parenting at first glance these seem to have no connection with the workplace, but in fact research clearly indicates that personal problems Do impact productivity. Concerned employers may not want to get directly involved in their employees' personal lives, yet they recognize that these do affect the company's bottom-line. Besides, by providing assistance for the personal needs of employees, the company gives a clear, practical indication of its concern for employee well-being.
Knowing the need for counselling in today's world, yet recognizing the strong stigma attached to counselling in the Indian context, 1to1help has developed a unique combination of services that overcomes many of the barriers to seeking counselling while catering to a large population. Our uniqueness lies in the processes put in place to ensure maximum utilization and confidentiality, our multi-pronged approach and our experience with issues specific to the Indian industry.
As pioneers and leaders of EAP services in India, covering close to a million lives,1to1help is currently partnered with over 80 Indian and International organizations who are leaders in their respective fields. Our clientele come to us from some of the following industries:
is available by prior appointment in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Kolkota at the 1to1help premises.
provides a certain degree of anonymity and is also suitable for those who are constrained by time or distance.
a concept pioneered in India by 1to1help, utilizes secure web-based messaging. (Employees log on to a secure web page and send a message via a password-protected, secure form.) This option provides convenience, accessibility, security and relative anonymity (extremely important in the Indian scenario).
1to1's EAP now provides you access to both Legal and Financial experts.This service gives you easy access to a network of lawyers and financial experts who can assist you and clarify any query you may have. This service entitles you to a first time free 30 minute telephonic consultation with a lawyer in your area and/or financial expert as per your requirement.
developed by psychologists assist individuals in understanding themselves. This could then be followed up with personal interaction with a counsellor.
A wide range of articles on self-development, relationships, work and parenting are available on the website. These are based on issues frequently encountered in our counselling practice. Reading the articles provides information, insight and assistance and also prompts many to seek counseling.
on Work-life balance, Marriage, Parenting, Counselling skills, Working Women's issues and Shiftwork lifestyle management, supplement the counselling services as well as increase awareness.
1to1help.net Pvt. Ltd. was set up in Bangalore in 2001 by Archana Bisht, Karuna Baskar and Anil Bisht with the intention of providing counselling services and training in areas related to counselling, especially tailored for the Indian corporate setting. The core team of the company includes:
ARCHANA BISHT, DIRECTOR |
BA (Delhi University) has ten years of experience in the field of counselling and human relations. She has training and experience in business entrepreneurship. Her experience in training includes stress management, communication and assertiveness skills, personality development, marriage and parenting. Besides her corporate experience she has also worked with children, NGO's, parents and teachers. Art and theatre workshops have also been an area of interest as well as working with handicapped children. Archana has been instrumental in developing the processes of online counselling including quality control procedures and also coordinates business development activities.
KARUNA BASKAR, DIRECTOR |
MA Psychology, Gold Medallist (Madras University), Diploma in Counselling (C.C.C., Vellore), trained in Counselling at CWR, Farnham, UK and has 23 years of professional experience. She has worked as a Counsellor and Lecturer, Department of Psychology, WCC, Chennai where she set up the counselling centre and developed the curriculum of the counselling course offered by WCC. She has also worked as a school counselor in Bangalore and has been in private practice as well. Besides face-to-face counselling she is experienced in telephone and online counselling. She has helped individuals and couples with a variety of concerns ranging from marriage, pre-marital and parenting problems to developing confidence and handling emotions and work-related issues. She has conducted several training programmes for corporate clients on topics like Marriage, Work-life balance, Counselling skills for managers, Stress management, Parenting, Dual Career Couples, Working Mothers, Handling a shift work lifestyle among others. She has also conducted programmes for NGO's, teenagers, teachers and parents. Karuna oversees counselling, training and awareness activities.
ANIL BISHT, DIRECTOR |
BE (IIT Roorkee), MBA (IIM Ahmedabad), has 25 years of experience in the IT industry, having worked in companies like HAL, Dunlop India Ltd., HCL Ltd. and Computer Garage Ltd. Currently he is the Chief Executive Officer of Netconnect Pvt.Ltd., a leading Network Consulting and Professional Services organization in India. The company provides services to customers like AT&T, IBM, HP, Wipro, Tata Infotech, EDS, Hughes Escorts, Bharti Telenet etc. through it's team of 1100 professionals in India. Anil has experience in Sales, Marketing, Systems, Finance and General Management. Anil oversees business development and strategic planning.
KARTHIK RAO, DIRECTOR & CSO |
BCA (Bangalore University), MBA- IT (La Trobe - Melbourne, Australia), has 13 years of experience in the IT/ITES, BPO, Information Security and IT Healthcare and Wellness industries, having worked in companies like Dell, TCS, BT, Tiscali, Microsoft - Convergys, ICICI and Prudente Solutions until 2008, he transformed his experience into Entrepreneurship to start and run India's Largest Online Wellness Company, Chihealth as Founder & CEO which was acquired in 2012. He also is the Founder & CEO of Anysource Networks, an Internet Company and Growidea, an angel Investment Firm. His companies successfully transact with top list of the Fortune 500 Companies. He has had successful advisory roles with International EAP organizations. Currently he has joined 1to1help as one of the Board of Directors and the Chief Strategy Officer. His Core skills are into Strategy, Operations, Technology, Concept Sales and Execution, while the Hardcore entrepreneur skills fuel the prior. He currently handles Strategy, Technology and Concept Sales in 1to1help.
MRINALINI ELLEN SHINDE, CLINICAL HEAD |
MA Psychology, (Bangalore University), Diploma in Counselling, UTC, Bangalore, has 15 years of experience in professional counselling with twelve years in a supervisory role. Her work experience as Senior Counsellor at the Medico-Pastoral Association, involved counselling and therapy with individuals, families as well as multi-group family sessions. Referral and networking in the area of mental health care is an area of expertise. She has trained and supervised counsellors, conducted public awareness symposia and social skills training and was involved with writing, documentation and research, having co-authored several research papers. She has had intensive training in Suicide prevention and was associated with the running of the suicide prevention telephone helpline, SAHAI. Ellen is responsible for supervision and quality control of all counseling activities, besides counselling.