News & Politics

A Lot of People in DC Are Googling “Therapist Near Me”

Nationwide searches for “therapist near me” over time.

More people have been searching Google for mental health counselors since election season began. DC is one of the top regions contributing to the trend, though it’s behind Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. District searches got particularly spiky as Election Day approached.

DC searches for “therapist near me” over time.

Featured photo by Flickr user Dan DeLuca.

Editorial Fellow

Andrea is a fall 2016 editorial fellow at Washingtonian. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in May and has written for Eater, Outside, and Vice. She lives in Bloomingdale.