Survey says: On the AI front, belongly.com’s mental health experts are open-minded but aren’t letting down their guard. Hundreds of vetted clinicians nationwide have weighed in, most boasting some serious tenure in the field. While the rest of the professional world is riding the AI wave, 72% of you openly opt-out regarding AI in your practice. It’s not that you’re missing the allure—oh, we get it, the dream of neatly organized client files and effortless elevated care is tempting, but not nearly enough to overlook the thick ethical fog ahead.
With only roughly 8% of us recognizing our clients even dabbling in digital AI waters, it’s pretty clear we’re not writing ChatGPT prompts into treatment plans yet. The biggest roadblock appears to be ethical concerns, clocking in at 29.51%, followed closely by schedule constraints driving only intentional and strategic time investments. Let’s face it: this isn’t a field for trial and error—especially when time is our most precious currency.
Armed with shared insights, it’s loud and clear that we’re navigating AI mindfully, ensuring we cherish the irreplaceable human connection in our work. While 91% of us harbor ethical concerns in the changing digital landscape, it underscores that we still wear the badge of healer first, never compromising quality for convenience. Through meaningful conversations around AI, we’ve yet again illuminated what makes the Belongly community exceptional—our collective action transforms the concept of belonging into lived experience.