Welcome to ADAA's Professional Community

ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional organization in mental health that engages the world’s leading experts who focus on anxiety, depression and co-occurring disorders. Engaging a membership of more than 1,800 professionals, ADAA strives to improve patient care by promoting implementation of evidence-based treatments and best practices across disciplines through trainings, continuing education and accelerating dissemination of research into practice.

  ADAA promotes scientific innovation and engages a diverse network of clinicians and basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers with diverse backgrounds in medicine, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing, neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and other disciplines to advance science and new treatments. 

⇒  ADAA member dues help support the free information and resources that are provided to the more than 38 million annual website visitors to Membership dues also help fund the research that will one day prevent and cure anxiety, depression and related disorders. 

Member News and Program Updates

ADAA members Martin Seif, PhD, ABPP and Sally Winston, PsyD share what it means to have a "sticky mind" in this Psychology Today blog post.
ADAA members Eli Lebowitz, PhD and Lynne Siqueland, PhD share their insights on OCD in children in this article.
ADAA members Alicia Clark, PsyD and Ellen Hendriksen, PhD share strategies on how to cope with social anxiety in this article.
“If they start to happen with any frequency, the person might start to avoid certain activities that they associate with the attacks,” says ADAA member Craig Sawchuk, PhD in this article on anxiety attacks vs. panic attacks.