Tag Archives: Anxiety

Plants Are My Pets

One year ago when the first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Connecticut, my emotions went from excited (“Corona-cation”) to confused to nervous to petrified to disheartened within a course of just a few days. Thinking back to those days, where we all experienced together this sense of panic and the overwhelming feeling of lacking […]

Our Favorite Things, Sleep Edition

In my job as Practice Assistant here at Project Thrive, CT – I talk to a lot of people about what their families are going through mentally and emotionally right now. So many people are having trouble sleeping, managing anxiety and worrying about their kids, who – not surprisingly – are also suffering emotionally and […]

Ten Tips for a Successful Transition to College: Part 1 of 2

Hello Everyone! My name is Catie Moran and I am a Practice Assistant at Project Thrive CT. I am currently working toward my Master’s degree in School Psychology at the University of Hartford. Prior to this, I graduated Summa Cum Laude, Honors Program Scholar, and as Valedictorian of the Psychology Department at Central Connecticut State […]

Normalizing mental health issues in college students, and knowing your resources

“ I am the only one who is crying in my room while everyone else is walking around like they’re fine”. If I had a dollar for every time one of my college student clients (especially a first semester freshman) have said this to me, I’d be retired on an island by now. I often […]