Find Therapists and Counselors in Bethesda, MD

Find a Therapist in Bethesda, MD

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

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Looking for a mental health professional to work with you on a specific issue? There are a variety of child therapists and psychologists, relationship therapists, and family therapists in Bethesda who can help you achieve your goals.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists who offer counseling services in Bethesda and can treat a variety of concerns, including relationship issues, eating disorders, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, it is easy to find the best therapist for you.

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Mental Health Statistics for Bethesda, MD

Designated as a region rather than a city, Bethesda is located in Montgomery County and home to over 60,000 residents. Within Montgomery County, 19% to 20.8% of residents did not report experiencing at least 28 out of 30 good mental health days, according to a 2010 survey. A 2015 Montgomery County Behavioral Health report shows there are approximately 43 outpatient mental health treatment facilities and around 15 residential treatment facilities in the county. 

In Montgomery County, up to 18.5% of the population was estimated to have experienced mental health issues in 2015. The age group with the highest prevalence of mental illness were ages 26-49, followed by ages 18-25. In 2013, 10.7% of youth in Montgomery County experienced a major depressive episode. 

Substance abuse is another key issue that may impact many Bethesda residents. In 2013, 8.2%  of those surveyed reported experiencing drug or alcohol dependence. Meanwhile, 2.6% reported abusing or relying on illicit drugs, and 6.6% said they’d struggled specifically with alcohol abuse or dependence. Ages 18-25 reported the highest rates of substance abuse.

References:

  1. Carrizosa, N., & Richards, S. (2015, July 28). Behavioral health in Montgomery County. Retrieved from https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/OLO/Resources/Files/2015_Reports/OLO%20Report%202015-13%20Behavioral%20Health%20in%20Montgomery%20County.pdf 
  2. Percent of Maryland citizens who reported at least 28 of the last 30 days as mentally healthy (based on BRFSS) for 2010. (2013). Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Retrieved from http://dhmh.maryland.gov/statestat/Documents/statestat/Mentally%20Healthy%20map%202010.pdf
  3. State & county quickfacts, Bethesda, Maryland. (2016). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/bethesdacdpmaryland,US/PST045216
 
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