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.

"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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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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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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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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5 Tips for Dealing with Stress and Overwhelm this Holiday Season
Dec 21, 2022
The holiday season is a time of joy, but for many people, it's also a time of stress and overwhelm. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the holidays, here are five tips to help you get through it....
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You're Not Alone: How to Cope With Depression as a Stay-At-Home Mom
Dec 07, 2022
Being a stay-at-home mom is one of the most important and rewarding jobs in the world. But it's also one of the most challenging, and it's not uncommon for moms to feel isolated, overwhelmed, and depressed. Know you're not alone......
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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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4 Effective Ways to Cope with Depression
May 23, 2022
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