Become a Member / Categories & Fees


ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional organization engaging the world’s leading experts focused on anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adults. Our member community is made up of international clinicians and basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers with backgrounds in medicine, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and other disciplines. Learn more about ADAA's mission.

Has your membership lapsed? It's not too late to renew your membership today!

As a member, you unlock these great benefits.

  • Complimentary webinar registration and CE/CME credits for most live and on-demand webinars.
  • Significant discounts on ADAA's Annual Conference registration fee.
  • Complimentary subscription to ADAA's professional journal Depression and Anxiety.
  • Leadership and networking opportunities.
  • And much more!

Categories & Fees

Professional - $249/annually

Licensed to provide clinical services or who conduct research in anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, and depression.
Learn more. 

Trainee/Postdoctoral Fellow/Resident - $115/annually

Actively involved in postgraduate research or clinical training in any discipline relevant to ADAA's mission.
Learn more.  

Student - $65/annually

Currently enrolled as a full-time research assistant, or graduate student in a related field (medicine, psychology, social work, public health, neuroscience, nursing, counseling, etc.).
Learn more.  

International Members from Developing Countries- $45/annually

* Developing Countries are defined by the United Nations – please click here to see complete list. If interested in International membership please contact [email protected].

Colleague Membership - $199/annually

Colleagues work in mental health or other health fields as administrators and support staff, as well as educators, employees of nonprofit organizations, or non-psychiatric primary care physicians. Clinicians and other mental health providers, professors, and researchers are not eligible for this membership category. Colleague membership is not available online. Please email [email protected] to join as a colleague.

Emeritus Membership - $135/annually

Current ADAA members who are fully retired. 

  • Emeritus Members retain full professional member benefits. This does not include being listed on Find-a-Therapist. 
  • Emeritus Members cannot hold office. To hold office, emeritus members must convert to full professional membership status.

Please download the ADAA Emeritus Renewal Form here. Please contact ADAA for more information.

Institutional Membership

To make ADAA resources an affordable investment for organizations and clinical practices focused on the treatment or research of anxiety, PTSD, OCD, Depression, and co-occurring disorders ADAA offers a group membership category.

Click here for more information - including pricing - and to download an Institutional Membership application.



Note: ADAA membership follows a calendar-year renewal schedule. All new memberships will be prorated to cover the time between the date of joining and December 31 of the current year. All membership renewals are processed in January of the current year.

Questions about membership? Please contact ADAA. We also invite you to visit and share ADAA's Membership Flyer.

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Cancellations and Requests for Refunds
ADAA membership requires payment of annual membership dues. New memberships may be cancelled for a refund up to 14 days from the date of dues payment. An administrative fee of $30 will be applied. ADAA will not provide refunds beyond this date. Refund requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected] Refund requests made by telephone will not be accepted. 
ADAA reserves the right to terminate any membership application or dues payment should the applicant be determined to be ineligible for ADAA membership. In these rate instances, a full refund will be provided. Eligibility criteria for professional memberships can be found here. Eligibility criteria for trainees, postdoctoral fellows, and residents can be found here. Eligibility criteria for students can be found here. Student members must download a screenshot of their current academic schedule or submit a letter from their institution verifying their full-time student or clinical or research assistant status. Failure to provide this documentation may result in membership cancellation.