US Therapy Statistics
- We have calculated the number of Americans affected anxiety but don't seek therapy to be 25.24 million.
- Also, we have calculated the number of American who seek one-on-one in-person therapy as 259.673 million.
- According to a 2019 study, "19.2% of American adults received mental health treatment, including 9.5% who received counseling or therapy from a mental health professional."
- The research provides the US statistics for people affected by anxiety, depression, or stress but does not seek therapy and the number currently undergoing in-person (1-to-1) therapy.
US Therapy/Anxiety Statistics
- According to a publication by The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental illness in America, affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and above, or 18.1% of the population every year.
- Of this number, only 36.9% (14.76 million) of them receive treatment, in the form of therapy, medication, or alternative treatment.
- This means that 25.24 million [i.e., (100% - 36.9%) × 40 million] Americans who experience anxiety of any sort fail to seek therapy or other forms of treatment.
- According to a 2021 survey, 78% [(259.673 million i.e., (78% of 332,915,073)] of Americans agree that one-on-one in-person therapy is their preferred therapy format.
- Also, 33.1% of the respondents chose in-person group therapy as their preferred therapy type.
- Among Americans currently not receiving any form of therapy, 88.2% revealed that their preferred therapy format is the one-on-one in-person therapy.
- According to a 2019 study, "19.2% of American adults received mental health treatment, including 15.8% who had taken medication for their mental health, and 9.5% who received counseling or therapy from a mental health professional."