Rachana Awatramani

State President, Maharashtra Mental Health Council


A professional Psychologist of 10+ years practicing, mentoring and guiding successfully to cope with various emotional challenges through her expertise, knowledge standards and learning from her post-graduation in Counseling Psychology. Her additional credentials in the field include certification in "Psychology First Aid", Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and "Happiness Life Coach" Transformation Services, INC (Online).

Her aggressive contributions, since 2017 for Times of India "Ask the Expert Column", of which we take pride in saying that her responses have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Telugu, Indonesian and Croatian-to name a few. The other common platforms that you can read her thoughts are Midday, Mumbai Mirror, New Age Women, Teenager Today etc. She was honored by the "Women of Excellence" award by Women Economic Forum in 2018.

Rachana, as her name means, ‘to create’, She has been discovering indigenous ways of evolving herself and her clients for a better life- a life to live to the fullest. Her selfless commitment and striking an everlasting relationship, again and again has given her opportunities to work & serve different institutions - Fidai Institutions, Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Umang Foundation Trust and few corporate affiliations such as InnerSight, Expert Chemicals Pvt Ltd.

Her regular clients visit her for consulting services at "Insight Counseling Services LLP (ICS)", under her leadership as a Founder Partner. Under this umbrella, she conducts training programs and workshops on various Psychology/Mental Health-related topics across India. She is also a LGBTQ+ counselor.

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