The Number of BIPOC Therapists Available in These Major Cities is Alarming

The vast majority of therapists (73%) are white. Only 11% are Asian, 8% are Hispanic or Latino, 4% are Black or African American, and just 0.4% are American Indian or Alaska Native. When contrasted with overall population demographics in the United States, where Hispanic and Latino Americans make up 18.9% of the population, and Black Americans account for 12.6%, it’s clear that the diversity of the therapist community does not mirror the people it serves.

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By Alissa Roger
Alissa Roger Career Advisor