Dr. Rachna Arora is a Psychologist, Author, Blogger, Poetess, and the Founder and Creator of yourcounsellingcorner.com, an online platform that focuses primarily on empowering women to accomplish overall wellbeing and spreading mental health awareness and promoting holistic wellbeing among masses.
Dr. Rachna Arora has more than 10 years of extensive experience in dealing with women’s issues. She is actively involved in assisting women of all ages, seeking solutions to their psychological, emotional, and relational problems, and enabling them to take charge of their lives to accomplish mental and physical well-being.
Dr. Rachna Arora holds M.A, M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology. She started her career as a Psychology counsellor with an NGO and counselled clients for family and relationship issues. She has also worked as a counselor with PGIMER, Chandigarh, and was awarded the Best Counsellor award from the State Aids Control Society, Chandigarh. Currently, she is based in Singapore and provides online counselling services to clients in India. She is the co-author of the book, ‘Indian Women and the Shaadi Conundrum’ which is a self-help book for women to effectively cope up with the pre and post wedding challenges. In 2016, she also co-founded thehappywomen.com, with the purpose of empowering, motivating and inspiring women.
She assists clients to cope with a wide range of issues, these include anxiety, depression, stress, anger, self-acceptance, insecurity, adjustments/ transitions, premarital, marital, and parenting conflict, etc.
She works primarily with women clients and her practice is dedicated to empowering women and girls to live more confident, authentic, and fulfilled lives. She feels highly satisfied in helping women assert themselves and helps them understand their needs and preferences in life so they become truly empowered.
She believes that cultural expectations influence women’s behaviour and relationships to a great extent. Taking the cultural aspect into consideration, she helps women to achieve balance and control over their lives and be truly empowered. She also believes that healthy relationships with others and greater awareness of self, are essential prerequisites of mental and physical well-being. She helps women to explore and develop good relationships with others and with their own selves. She believes that guidance and effective counselling can help women stay happy and satisfied.
Her Approach to counselling is rooted in the belief that clients are their own experts, and her role is to facilitate and support the client’s journey as they manage and overcome difficulties and challenges in their life. She develops a strong, respectful, non-judgmental, and authentic relationship with her clients so that they can openly explore their feelings, circumstances, and relationships. Informed by a variety of modalities, she adapts her counselling services based on the client’s needs and issues.
She views her role in the counselling process as that of an active guide so that clients can derive maximum benefit from her services and come up with the right solutions to their problems. She does her best to help a client feel at ease when talking to her, and offers a safe space to slow down, reflect, and connect with the inner self so that a client can find the answers he/she is searching for. She also believes in empowering clients to build healthy self-awareness and helping them to be more assertive and confident to face challenges and whatever else life might bring.
Her Book, Indian Women and The Shaadi Conundrum, is a self-help book for women to effectively cope up with the pre and post marriage challenges and deal positively with all changes that come post marriage. This book is helpful for all Indian women as it empowers them to live a happy and fulfilling life.
1. Indian Women and The Shaadi Conundrum
2. Laws are not enough to protect rights of women