In the last 50 years or so, worker power in every sector has decreased as neoliberal capitalism became the global economic order. Many CEOs in America now make 674 times more than their median-paid workers. If every workplace in America were a worker cooperative, this would be economic justice and a form of healing. Read more here.
Countries such as Spain, Italy, France and Venezuela have a much higher rates of worker cooperatives than the United States. But worker co-ops in the U.S. are growing (see here). As of this writing there are only about five therapist worker cooperatives, but these models are what give us hope in being able to expand and grow this movement into the broader solidarity economy over time. For examples of how mental health workers are forming worker co-ops, check the models section.
If you're interested in forming a worker co-op in the mental health field, visit this page here.