RAFT Counseling Blog

The blog is a reflection of the value, commitment, and dedication the RAFT Team brings to the mental and behavioral health space. The blog is Not to replace human to human professional help, and should not be used to diagnose. References to people, with the exception of us, are entirely fictional.

What is Group Therapy and How Does It Work?
Mar 21, 2023
If you're struggling, you may be wondering if group therapy is right for you. Group therapy is a form of therapy where a small group of people come together to talk things through with each other, share strategies, connect, and heal together!...
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"It Will Be OK" Why This Phrase Doesn't Work and 4 Things You Can Say Instead
Mar 15, 2023
Maybe things really will work out for the best in the end. But maybe they won't. It's not your place to tell the other person how they should feel about their situation. Here are four things you can say instead of "it will be ok"....
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Why Resentment May Be a Sign That You Are Not Holding Your Boundaries
Mar 08, 2023
It's important to set boundaries in our relationships so that we can maintain our sanity and our relationships! But how do you set boundaries without coming across as rude or unneighborly? Read on for some tips....
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Eating and Depression...Are They Really Related?
Feb 21, 2023
Have you ever found yourself reaching for snacks or a sugary treat, even when you’re not hungry? This happens to all of us! But depression can intensify those habits and impact our best intentions for healthy eating.......
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Clinical Supervision - What You Need to Know
Feb 13, 2023
Are you working towards licensure and seeking clinical supervision? Clinical supervision is an essential and important part of the process of becoming an LPC or LCSW, and finding a great fit is important.......
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Single on Valentine’s Day? Tips to Manage the Biggest Couples Holiday of the Year
Feb 07, 2023
Being single on Valentine’s Day can be tough. Whether you're recently out of a relationship, or have been single for a while, it's easy to feel left out when you see happy couples celebrating around you. ...
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The Social Media Game - How Taking a Break Can Help Your Mental Health
Jan 11, 2023
When we're constantly bombarded with images and messages from social media, it can be overwhelming and even stressful.....how taking a break is important for your mental health and benefits!...
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How to Cope If Recent School Shootings Have You Worried About Your Child’s Safety
Jul 25, 2022
As a parent, you try as hard as you can to keep your kids happy, healthy, and safe. But recently, it feels like every time you turn on the news, there’s another school shooting. How to cope when thinking about back to school....
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Do We Have to Talk About Sex in Couples Therapy?
Jul 29, 2022
Couples therapy is incredibly valuable. It’s an opportunity to grow together and strengthen your bond. However, the topic of sex can seem like a sensitive topic....
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy—What Is It?
Oct 23, 2022
There isn’t just one type of treatment plan or therapy option that works for everyone. Each person has their own unique experiences. Let's dive in to CBT, what it is, and how it might support you in reaching your goals....
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