Clinical Fellow LogoThrough the ADAA Clinical Fellows program, clinicians participate in unique professional education activities, demonstrating their commitment to lifelong learning and providing quality patient care.

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  • Special designation in the ADAA Find a Therapist directory
  • Recognition on the ADAA website
  • Notation on your ADAA conference badge
  • Certificate for framing
  • Demonstration of your dedication to excellence in treatment and to lifelong continuing clinical education


  • Licensed in state
  • Proof of current malpractice insurance
  • Signed ethics statement
  • Minimum of five years in practice
  • Minimum of three years of continuous ADAA Professional Membership (Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis)
  • Participate in 24 hours of ADAA professional education activities within two years of registering for the program
  • Participate in 12 hours of ADAA professional education activities every two years to maintain Clinical Fellow status


  • $249 for initial registration
  • $199 for renewal of certificate every two years

Founding Clinical Fellows

These knowledge leaders and trailblazers in the field of anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, and PTSD are founding clinical fellows who serve as model clinicians.

Cindy Aaronson, MSW, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Robert Ackerman, MSW, Anxiety Disorders Treatment in Brooklyn

David H. Barlow, PhD, Boston University

Karen Lynn Cassiday, PhD, ACT, The Anxiety Treatment Center of Chicago

Jonathan Bruce Grayson, PhD, The Grayson LA Treatment Center of Anxiety & OCD

Terence M. Keane, PhD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University

Ruth A. Lippin, LCSW, JD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Daniel S. Pine, MD, National Institute of Mental Health

Mark H. Pollack, MD, Rush University Medical Center

Scott L. Rauch, MD, McLean Hospital

Simon A. Rego, PsyD, ABPP, ACT, Montefiore Medical Center

Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital

Barbara Olasov Rothbaum, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine

Mary E. Salcedo, MD, The Ross Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

Martin N. Seif, PhD, ABPP, Anxiety and Phobia Treatment Center

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, MSW, LCSW-C, DuPont Associates

Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH, University of California, San Diego

Michael Van Ameringen, MD, FRCPC, McMaster University

Reid Wilson, PhD, Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center

Sally Winston, PsyD, Anxiety & Stress Disorders Institute of Maryland

Clinical Fellows

Barry Barmann, PhD, Center for Anxiety & Chronic Worry

Mary Barmann, LMFT, Center for Anxiety & Chronic Worry

Suma Chand, PhD, St. Louis University

Noah Clyman, ACT, LCSW, LCSW-R, MSW, NYC Cognitive Therapy

Joan Davidson, PhD, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Jennifer Goldstein, LCSW

Lynne S. Gots, PhD, Cognitive Behavioral Strategies

Eric Nicholson, MD, PhD 

Ron Rice, PhD, Humanistic Resources

Nina Rifkind, MSW, LCSW

Andrew Rosen, PhD, FAACP, ABPP, Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Christine Scher, PhD, California State University

Brian Schmaus, PhD, Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago

Martin Schnuit, MSW

Harriet Sharlin, PsyD

Gerald Tarlow, PhD, Center for Anxiety Management

Nan Tarlow, PhD, Center for Anxiety Management

Michelle Witkin, PhD

Jenny Yip, PsyD, ABPP, Renewed Freedom Center for Rapid Anxiety Relief