Posts By: Keira Rakoff

How to Deal With Toxic Relationships

“To some, marriage is a word. To others, it’s a sentence.” I’m not speaking autobiographically here, but we’ve all experienced relationships and friendships that seem more like a stay at Alcatraz. Toxic relationships are genuinely a serious concern, not only to your psyche but your health. And in a world where fewer people are getting… Read more »

What is a Mental Health Counselor?

Many people I meet frequently ask me “what is a mental health counselor?” After I briefly explain to them what I do, they respond with a series of clarifying questions: “Are you a psychologist?” “Can your prescribe medication?” “Are you a social worker?” “What kind of patients do you treat?” All of these are great… Read more »