Project Connect

Project Connect

Unforunately, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this study is temporarily on hold. 

Relationships matter.

A defining feature of being human is our need for social connection. Surrounding ourselves with people who understand us, join us, and support us is vital to our happiness and well-being. In fact, doing so protects us against mental and physical illness such as depression and cardiovascular problems.

We are conducting research at our Center to understand processes involved in the formation of healthy, supportive relationships, and we need your help. Specifically, we will examine how feelings of connection with others change naturally over time and in response to either weekly counseling or weekly webinars.

Participants in this research will come to our Center at the University of Washington 3 times over the course of 4 months as well as complete brief surveys on your phone every day.

Click here to take our eligibility survey (5-10 minutes). We will ask you about your relationships, mood, and mental health. Your data are stored safely and with confidentiality.

Please contact us with any questions: 206-616-7450 |



This research has been approved by the University of Washington Human Subjects Division (STUDY00005798)