ADAA: the only multidisciplinary professional organization in mental health serving as a creative force to engage the world’s leading experts focusing on anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adults.


As a Member of ADAA...

  • Collaborate and network with experts and colleagues from around the world to form relationships that can advance your career. You'll receive an invitation when you join ADAA to connect with other members on our listserv.
  • Promote your practice in Find a Therapist, our online searchable database that has more than 2.3 million visitors a year. New! ADAA is now listing members who offer telemental health services. Learn more here.
  • Access professional webinars at no cost or receive CE credits at a discounted rate. Details here.
  • Gain free online access to Depression and Anxiety, ADAA's official journal. With an impact factor of 5.004, this journal ranks 19 of 140 in psychiatry journals and 10 of 76 in psychology journals. It reaches 6,000 professionals each month.
  • Receive a significant discount on the registration fee to attend the Anxiety and Depression Conference, where 1,300 experts meet to discuss treatment and research of anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders. Professional members earn CE and CME credits at no extra charge. 
  • List your clinical trials, support groups, and job and fellowship postings.
  • Help support (through your member dues) ADAA’s free public education resources (webinars, blog posts, podcasts and more) for the more than 20 million ADAA annual website visitors.
  • Receive two months FREE Practice Management and EMR Software for Behavioral Health from ADAA Partner TherapyNotes. Use discount code “ADAA17COV”
  • Promote your book by listing it on our publications page for consumers including a link to purchase, if desired. Free to ADAA members.
  • Participate in ADAA committees, educational programs, publications, and governance when you join a committee or a special interest group.
  • Write a blog post. Contact us for more details.
  • Get the latest, most relevant research and practice news from respected journals and media outlets: Sign up for Insights (no fee!).

Our goal is to improve the lives of those with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders. 

  • Does your practice focus on treating some or all of these disorders in adults or children: anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, depression?
  • Are you committed to the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices to clinicians? 
  • Do you agree that translation of basic research in this area is critical?

If your answer is “yes,” then ADAA is the organization for you. We invite you to make ADAA your professional and innovative home.

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Why Join ADAA?

ED blog post (002).pngThere are countless organizations that serve as a professional home for mental health researchers and practitioners. So what makes ADAA unique? In addition to our focus on anxiety disorders and depression, ADAA also provides free resources and education to tens of thousands of people worldwide who struggle with these disorders.
ADAA members vary widely in experience level, from students to MDs and PhDs. For those still honing their skills, whether undergraduate students, graduate students, clinical trainees, or postdoctoral fellows/residents, ADAA provides ample opportunity to network with colleagues and even find a mentor. For the more experienced clinicians and researchers, ADAA offers a variety of resources to help keep abreast of the latest and most cutting edge research in the mental health field. Read more.

Public Education and Advocacy

ADAA represents your interests at NIMH, SAMHSA, PCORI, and on Capitol Hill. We invite you to read and share ADAA's position papers

As a member, you can also order patient brochures at discounted prices. ADAA's website, which receives 13 million page views a year, offers a wide range of educational information and resources.

For questions or to request a membership brochure, email ADAA membership.

Read Membership FAQs.