APA: Psychologist Burnout Fuels Workforce Crisis -- Telehealth May Help

By Bridget Early / March 1, 2022 at 12:45 PM
COVID-19-fueled demand for behavioral health care has strained a struggling workforce, driving nearly half of psychologists to report that they’re burned out and unable to meet the demand for treatment -- which pushed nearly 60% to seek support from other psychologists, according to a report from the American Psychological Association that suggests telehealth could help address the work force issue. The pandemic has exacerbated both a national mental health crisis and a national health care workforce crisis , including a...

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