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Rachana Vettickal, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Grief Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the state of Illinois with over 15 year of counseling experience with a wide range of clientele . I have worked in the fields of mental health. medical social work, palliative care/hospice , cancer , and chronic illness. My experience includes issues relating to grief , loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, legacy building and end of life issues.

My counseling style is empathetic , mindful, compassionate and client centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect dignity.

It takes a great deal of courage to seek professional help and even more courage to implement change. If you are ready I would love to help you live the best life you can .

I look forward to working with you.

Professional experience

19yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Family Problems, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Multicultural Concerns, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

IL LCSW 149.022050


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Rachana Vettickal. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I just finished with my second session and she is nothing but understanding and comforting. I honestly couldn’t be happier that she is my therapist.

Written on Mar 15, 2022 after therapy with Rachana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She is very helpful

Written on Jan 28, 2022 after therapy with Rachana for 5 months on issues concerning grief

Rachana is super kind and supportive and a great listener. She helped me get through some incredibly difficult moments, and I will forever be grateful to her.

Written on Nov 02, 2021 after therapy with Rachana for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

I really feel comfortable talking to Rachana. She’s very observant and intuitive. So far I enjoy my sessions with her, and I feel confident that she will help me break through my issues.

Written on Jul 30, 2021 after therapy with Rachana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and self esteem

Rachana is wonderful. She listens and offers great suggestions and is providing me with tools I need to resolve my issues that I'm discussing with her. She's easy to connect with. I'm grateful that my first experience with Betterhelp has been so positive. Thank you!

Written on Jul 15, 2021 after therapy with Rachana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

Rachana is amazing! She helped me through a very difficult time in my life and gave me the tools and confidence to handle situations and relationships moving forward.

Written on Jun 13, 2021 after therapy with Rachana for 1 month