Raven-Symoné has always been an extremely vocal public figure. From her time serving as a co-host on “The View,” to her most recent decision to publicly walk off the set of her Disney show, “Raven’s Home,” in protest of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

And now Raven is continuing to use her voice and platform to shed light on the importance of therapy. 

Appearing on the Tamron Hall Show, Raven revealed that she and her wife of two years, Miranda Maday, attend therapy on a weekly basis. Every Saturday to be exact.

“I have always kept my life private and just really promoted the job I was doing or the characters I was playing. But when we found each other, we really buckled down and said we were going to do this,” she shared. “She validated and really made such a safe space and we go to couples’ therapy every Saturday. I love therapy. I hold everything in until Saturday! [And] we go every week like clockwork!”

Raven continued by explaining what really motivates the couple to continue attending their sessions every week, consistently. “The reason we like to go to therapy is preventive. We like to make sure that we’re our new foundation because listen, we’re two years in [and] we have a lot to learn about marriage,” she shared.


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“We’re not trying to promote anything like we know what’s up because it’s brand new, but therapy helps to set a foundation that’s really positive, it helps with communication.”

Raven has also spoken candidly about her decision to attend solo-therapy sessions in adulthood. This decision, prompted by her inability to recall memories from her time working on The Cosby Show set.

In an interview with TV One’s Uncensored, she shared, “Honestly, I don’t remember. I don’t remember working with – I don’t remember a scene. I don’t remember anything while it’s a rehearsal or a camera.” Instead, she could only pull memories from her time off-set.

Through her time in therapy, Raven actually learned that she was dealing with dissociation. “It’s disassociation, I just black out,” she told TV One cameras. “I turn into who I’m supposed to be when the cameras come on, and then I come back to when ‘normal’ life resumes. Again, it’s bottled up.”

Raven rose to fame during her time on 90’s sitcom, The Cosby Show, as the character “Olivia,” then jumped into teen-star status through her self-titled role on the Disney Channel’s “That’s So Raven.”