Over the past five years, the Behavioral Therapists industry fared well. Many individuals with behavioral health ailments also have coexisting physical health conditions, which strains the US healthcare system. This is because behavioral issues can complicate patients' treatment for other medical conditions, increasing patients' risk for hospitalization due to behavioral health issues hindering treatment. Although industry operators contended with limited state funding toward mental health services, some states are taking the initiative to increase their funding. Over the five years to 2022, demand for behavioral therapists is anticipated to increase, as a result of more individuals receiving preventive services, such as behavioral health screenings.
This industry includes health practitioners primarily engaged in the independent practice of psychotherapy designed to eliminate undesired behaviors.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.