The membership committee builds and promotes ADAA membership and works to increase retention of current members. The committee creates new recruitment materials and outreach plans to promote the value of ADAA membership and works to encourage a diverse membership. Committee members participate in conference activities and cultivate member engagement throughout the year. The committee embraces new members with creative ideas - please join us in building ADAA membership.

Membership Committee Chair

Brian Schmaus, PhD
Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago

Membership Committee Chair – Brian J. Schmaus, PhD

Dr. Brian Schmaus is a clinical psychologist at the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago.  He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.  Dr. Schmaus has received training from leading experts in the fields of anxiety and related disorders.  He uses empirically supported treatments and tailors every treatment plan to the specific clinical needs of the patient. Dr. Schmaus has extensive experience working with anxious patients on the Autism Spectrum, and he has given several presentations at national conferences on the topic.  He has also presented on anxiety and anxiety related disorders and has authored publications in peer-reviewed journals. 

Membership Committee Members

Kristy Allen, PhD
Nicholas Carleton, PhD
Kathleen Delaney, PhD PMH-NP
Heather Greenawalt, LCSW-R
Johanna Kaplan, PhD
Stephanie Woodrow, LCPC NCC

Read the ADAA Committee Guidelines.

Interested in joining the ADAA Membership Committee? Please email Brian or Vickie Spielman, ADAA Associate Director, Membership and Marketing.