Archana Bisht

Director, 1to1help


Archana Bisht is the founder of 1to1, a professional counselling and wellness services firm. 1to1 Help, founded in 2001 with a vision to enable individuals make +ve changes in their life, is one of the leading service providers for mental health and wellness in India.  1to1 Help has a team of 125+ counsellors and is present across 55 locations in India. It boasts of a strong credential set, with over 200+ corporate clients, across IT & ITes, BFSI, manufacturing, PSUs, engineering, FMCG and other allied sectors. 1to1 help is committed to provide a world class quality service and is the only professional counselling and wellness service provider that has both ISO 9001 and ISO 27001  certifications.

Archana was instrumental in pioneering the concept of Online Counselling in India which found a wider acceptance, especially in the IT & ITES industry in India. She led the team from the front in setting up the high quality EAP services to provide differential customer service. This involved building a team of highly competent counsellors and creating a technology platform for service delivery. This has resulted in 90% of the customers staying with 1to1 Help for more than 3 years.

In line with the Vision of 1to1 Help, Archana, with her team, has been instrumental in designing & implementing a host of other service offerings around Prevention of Sexual Harassment services (POSH), Diversity & inclusion, Healthy Maternity and Shift Work Lifestyle Management

On the personal front, she is a passionate long distance runner. Despite starting at a not so young age of 46, she has completed 20+ half marathons & 1 full marathon. Her goal is to run to participate in Marathons across the world. She is also involved in multiple initiatives, across Bangalore, focused at ensuring a better environment, particularly in Waste Management solutions.