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What Current Members Have to Say About ADAA

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Johana Kaplan, PhD
Member Since 2010

Joining ADAA is not just about supporting an organization and its mission, it’s also about the relationship that you can form with the members as individuals and how they can help you achieve your goals while giving back.
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Beth Salcedo, MD
Member Since 2004, Past President

Membership in ADAA is the single best investment I have made in my career.
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L. Kevin Chapman, PhD
Member since 2008
I go to the ADAA conference to hear about cutting-edge research and practice pertaining to anxiety and related disorders. It’s also a chance to spend time with like-minded colleagues with similar interests.

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.

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Annual Conference +

ADAA convenes an annual conference usually in March or April that brings together clinicians, social workers, psychiatrists, researchers, and other experts who want to improve treatments and find cures for anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders.

As a member you receive a members-only significantly discounted registration rate and complimentary CE’s (usually 18+ credits per conference).

  • Present your latest research/ clinical expertise in a session at the conference or volunteer to peer-review your colleagues’ submissions.
  • Present a poster
  • For early career professionals and students, take advantage of the career development opportunities in the ADAA Awards programs.


Learn more about ADAA's Annual Conference.

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Complimentary Continuing Education Credits +

ADAA’s peer- to- peer continuing education programs, supports patient care and accelerates the dissemination of research into practice by promoting the implementation of evidence-based treatments and best practices.

ADAA hosts about 15 live and on-demand interdiscplinary continuing education and professional development webinars. As a member you receive complimentary CE/CME credits and free registration to live and on-demand webinars.

Members also receive significant discounts on special events such as ADAA's Annual Conference registration and Fall Forum including complimentary CE/CME credits (usually 18+ credits per conference). 

Explore ADAA's upcoming live and on-demand webinar library.

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Find a Therapist Directory Listing +

Expand your reach and list your practice on ADAA's Find-a-Therapist platform (FAT) - which helps members grow their practice and market their services. ADAA's website receives over 11 million website visitors each year, grow your practice by listing your practice in the directory. Add a listing to ADAA's Telemental Health Provider directory.

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Share your Expertise – Host a Webinar, Write a Blog Post, and More +

ADAA’s education programs include continuing professional education webinars, programs for the public, and sessions/workshops at our annual conference. Share your expertise with our audiences by hosting a webinar or podcast or author a blog post for ADAA's public or professional communities.

ADAA offers a $200 honorarium for the development of public and professional live or recorded webinar content. Review our honoraria guidelines.

ADAA offers high quality educational webinars for mental health professionals. ADAA is accredited by AMEDCO.

ADAA’s public education programs allow members and non-members to share their expertise to help the public manage life with an anxiety depression or related disorder through various learning tools. You can make a difference by sharing your expertise with the public. Help us expand our free evidence-based resources for the public.

Additional opportunities include:

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Special Interest Groups and Committees +

Join a Committee or one of ADAA's Special Interest Groups and participate in monthly peer-consultation calls.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are a vibrant forum for ADAA members with a common interest to participate in education, research, mentoring, and networking. SIGs help support ADAA’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity within the mental health field. 

ADAA Special Interest Groups:

  • Child and Adolescent
  • Early Career Professionals & Students
  • Integrative Behavioral Health
  • OCD & Related Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Social Anxiety
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Genetics & Neuroscience
  • Multicultural Advances
  • Suicide and Self-Injury

ADAA Committees:

  • Professional Education Committee
  • Public Education Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • CDLP Committee
  • Conference Committee
  • Scientific Council
     
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Network in our Member-Online Forum +

Network and collaborate with peers, share strategic advice, solve challenges, and develop new approaches through ADAA’s Member-only Online Forum.

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Job Board - Find and Post Opportunities +

Post job openings for free on ADAA’s website.

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Promote Your Publications, Research Updates, News Features, and Clinical Trials +

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Awards and Mentorship Opportunities +

ADAA Awards Program that recognizes ADAA members, students, and early career professionals.

Learn more about the ADAA awards programs including:

Mentor early career professionals through ADAA's Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program (CDLP).

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Partner Benefits +

ADAA is partnered with Postpartum Support International (PSI). ADAA members receive 25% off of PSI Membership - contact us at [email protected] for the discount code.

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