46% of psychologists feel unable to meet increasing demand for treatment: survey

Forty-six percent of psychologists reported being unable to meet the demand for treatment from patients in 2022, according to data from the American Psychological Association. That is up from 41 percent in 2021 and 30 percent in 2020. 

Forty-five percent also reported feeling burned out in 2022, up from 41 percent in 2020. Thirty-eight percent of psychologists also reported working more in 2022 than in previous years. 

This year psychologists also saw a 79 percent increase in patients with anxiety disorders, a 66 percent increase in depressive disorders and a 64 percent increase in trauma disorders. 

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