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.

Listen, Laugh, and Love Your Way Out of a Post-Vacation Fight
Nov 30, 2022
You just got back from the most amazing vacation with your partner. The sunsets were beautiful, the cocktails were strong, and the laughter was plentiful. But now, just a few days later, you find yourselves in a full-blown fight......
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Celebrating Thanksgiving When You Don't Celebrate the Holiday
Nov 23, 2022
For many families, Thanksgiving is a time to come together and share a meal. But what if you don't celebrate Thanksgiving? Here are some tips for how to handle Thanksgiving with family....
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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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Is It True That Women Are Happier After Divorce?
Oct 18, 2022
Divorce is often seen as a negative thing. People are led to believe that it causes women to be sad and hurt. What would you say if you were told that women are actually happier after a divorce? But it's not so black and white.......
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Roe V Wade and the Impact on Mental Health
Oct 06, 2022
The freedom to choose to become a parent is no longer guaranteed everywhere in the US which will undoubtedly impact people's well-being. It feels tempting to shut down and avoid the conversation, but now more than ever we need to start talking....
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Why do Women Initiate Divorce?
Sep 27, 2022
You stood in front of one another with your friends, family, and loved ones watching. Both of you promised to have and to hold from that day moving forward. How did it end up like this?...
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4 Tips to Reduce Nighttime Anxiety
Sep 16, 2022
You’re exhausted, but you can’t seem to fall asleep or stay asleep throughout the night. Tips for Getting that Much Needed Rest Tonight!...
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Can Working from Home Lead to Depression
Sep 11, 2022
You can take breaks when you need them, work in your PJs, and avoid long commutes. But did you know that working from home could also lead to depression?...
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What Are Some Signs of Depression in Women?
Aug 15, 2022
Life is filled with ups and downs. At times, it can feel like you’re on a rollercoaster. Maybe you noticed a family member, a friend, or a coworker acting a little differently lately. Or something feels off, but you can't quite pinpoint it.......
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How to Cope with Anxiety During Pregnancy
Aug 15, 2022
When it first happened, you were excited about it. When those two lines appeared right in front of your eyes, images flashed in your head of what it would look and feel like to hold your baby in your arms. Now, all you can think about is everything ...
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