American's Are Seeking Therapy At Record Rates


2020 was a difficult year and sent more of us to therapists than ever before according to this survey. One out of six Americans sought therapy for the first time in 2020.

That is in addition to the 31% of people who either continued or returned to therapy.

Of those people seeking help, 15% started taking medication for their mental health for the first time in 2020

The survey also noted the months that people struggled the most, with April and May being the worst (15%), followed by

  • March (13%)
  • June (9%)
  • December (8%)
  • The poll also found that only 27% of people have never been to a therapist in their life.
Displeased female patient discussing with therapist during session

Displeased female patient discussing with therapist during session