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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 www.adaa.org. Membership dues also help fund the research that will one day prevent and cure anxiety, depression and related disorders. 

Member News and Program Updates

“It can elevate people’s general levels of anxiety and make them wonder about typical things they do throughout the day and how safe they are engaging in these activities,” says ADAA member Ellen Teng, PhD on coping with PTSD and anxiety after a mass shooting. 
ADAA member David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP shares his expertise on how to talk yourself out of anxiety in this Romper article. 
“When you hear someone saying, ‘I just can’t stop worrying,’ or ‘I spent all night worrying about my finances or health’—those are signs of generalized anxiety,” says ADAA member Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA in this Complete Guide to Mental Health magazine article about anxiety. 
ADAA members Alicia Clark, PsyD and Simon Rego, PsyD are featured in this article on the new iPhone 11 disturbing those with trypophobia.