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.

7 Effective Communication Techniques for Strengthening Your Relationship
May 26, 2023
These techniques, designed to foster understanding, empathy, and growth, offer invaluable tools for couples seeking to strengthen their bond. Here are 7 communication strategies you can try today!...
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Beyond the Physical: Why Emotional Engagement Matters in Relationships
Apr 26, 2023
Discover the Importance of Emotional Engagement in Mental Health: Why Being Present is Not Enough - In this blog post, we explore the concept of emotional engagement and its crucial role in mental health and healthy relationships. ...
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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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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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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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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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Tackling the Holidays with Crazy In-Laws
Dec 14, 2022
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How to Set your New Years Resolutions up for Success
Dec 28, 2022
Every year, millions of people resolve to improve their lives in some way. But for many, these well-intentioned plans fall by the wayside within a few weeks or months. Read on if you're determined to make 2023 the year you achieve your goals!...
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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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3 Realistic Tips to Help Couples Communicate Better
Jul 05, 2022
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