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ADAA: Your Professional Home


Research. Education. Practice.

ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional organization engaging the world’s leading experts focused on anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adults.

Our 1,500 member community is made up of a diverse network of clinicians and basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers with backgrounds in medicine, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and other disciplines. ADAA members strive to improve patient care by promoting implementation of evidence-based treatments and best practices across disciplines through training, continuing education, and accelerating dissemination of research into practice.


Member Benefits

Share. Save. Learn. Innovate.

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Enjoy substantial savings

Complimentary webinar registration

Complimentary CE/CME credits for all live and on-demand webinars

Significant discounts on registration fees for ADAA's Annual Conference

Save 25 percent on membership with Postpartum Support International through an exclusive partnership with ADAA.

A Complimentary subscription to ADAA's professional journal Anxiety and Depression Readership consists of healthcare providers concerned with the etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, nosology, symptomatology, and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders (including bipolar disorders, major depression, and dysthymia). Wiley Online Library® has more than 29 million user sessions per year.

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Enhance your professional education

Attend free professional webinars: earn free CE/CME credits

Submit and register for ADAA's must-attend annual conference

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Explore new treatment and research opportunities

Innovate with researchers and clinicians across disciplines

Post in ADAA's members only online community SocialLink

Share your research lab news and clinical trial information

List your support groups on ADAA's public resource page

Join Special Interest Groups (SIGs) or committees elevating your leadership opportunities


Add to ADAA's free public resources by contributing to ADAA's "Ask a Therapist" column

Mentor an ADAA early career professional or student - share your experience and expertise. Contact ADAA to learn more.

As part of our ongoing commitment to enhance member value, ADAA is excited to announce a partnership with Postpartum Support International (PSI), whose mission - to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide - compliments ADAA's continued efforts to provide educational and support resources to our public and professional communities. ADAA members now receive 25% off of PSI Membership - check the QuickLinks in your member community for the discount code or contact ADAA at

ADAA is also excited to be partnering with Heard Mental Health to share resources and expertise. Heard is a trusted digital community for evidence-based therapists offering a robust clinical referral network, peer consultation groups and business training resources.

ADAA is collaborating with the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy to co-present three CE eligible on-demand webinars. ADAA members receive a $5.00 discount applied at registration. Click here to view the available webinars.


Register for #ADAA2021Virtual Today

Clinicians and researchers from across the US and around the world come together to improve treatments and find cures for anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders.

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What Current Members Have to Say About ADAA


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 $25 will be applied. ADAA will not provide refunds beyond this date. Refund requests must be submitted in writing to 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.