The Mental Health specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (77%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 22% reporting as male. People living in California, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Mental Health providers practice. In all, there are 178,601 registered Mental Health providers in the United States with over 24,497 of those located in California alone while around 13,219 chose to practice in Florida.
Mental Health providers have been assigned the 101YM0800X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level III Area of Specialization. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Mental Health specialists practice in 58 different states/territories.