ADAA: the only multidisciplinary professional organization in mental health serving as a creative force to engage the world’s leading experts focusing on anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adults.


As a Member of ADAA...

  • Collaborate and network with experts and colleagues from around the world to form relationships that can advance your career. When you join you have the option to join ADAA's member community "My ADAA"

MyADAACommunityGraphicBold_1.jpgMy ADAA Online Community Platform Launches! ADAA is pleased to announce the launch of its new online member-only community portal. This portal replaces our standard listserv and features a platform for announcements, discussions and more. Within this community there are sub-communities for Special Interest Groups, ADAA Conference news and a Job Opportunity page. To login, go to and use your ADAA Membership email and login password. Guidelines and general instructions are posted in the community. If you do not know your password, please email We look forward to connecting and collaborating!

  • Promote your practice in Find a Therapist, our online searchable database that has more than 2.3 million visitors a year. New! ADAA is now listing members who offer telemental health services. Learn more here.
  • Share your recent research or news placements with ADAA's 1,600+ member community and the 18+million annual consumer website visitors through our social media engagement platforms.
  • Access professional webinars at no cost or receive CE credits at a discounted rate. Details here.
  • Gain free online access to Depression and Anxiety, ADAA's official journal. With an impact factor of 5.004, this journal ranks 19 of 140 in psychiatry journals and 10 of 76 in psychology journals. It reaches 6,000 professionals each month.
  • Receive a significant discount on the registration fee to attend the Anxiety and Depression Conference, where 1,300 experts meet to discuss treatment and research of anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders. Professional members earn CE and CME credits at no extra charge. 
  • List your clinical trials, support groups, and job and fellowship postings.
  • Help support (through your member dues) ADAA’s free public education resources (webinars, blog posts, podcasts and more) for the more than 20 million ADAA annual website visitors.
  • Receive two months FREE Practice Management and EMR Software for Behavioral Health from ADAA Partner TherapyNotes. Use discount code “ADAA17COV”
  • Promote your book by listing it on our publications page for consumers including a link to purchase, if desired. Free to ADAA members.
  • Participate in ADAA committees, educational programs, publications, and governance when you join a committee or a special interest group.
  • Write a blog post. Contact us for more details.
  • Get the latest, most relevant research and practice news from respected journals and media outlets: Sign up for Insights (no fee!).

Our goal is to improve the lives of those with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders. 

  • Does your practice focus on treating some or all of these disorders in adults or children: anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, depression?
  • Are you committed to the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices to clinicians? 
  • Do you agree that translation of basic research in this area is critical?

If your answer is “yes,” then ADAA is the organization for you. We invite you to make ADAA your professional and innovative home.

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Why Join ADAA?

ED blog post (002).pngThere are countless organizations that serve as a professional home for mental health researchers and practitioners. So what makes ADAA unique?  Read more.

Public Education and Advocacy

ADAA represents your interests at NIMH, SAMHSA, PCORI, and on Capitol Hill. We invite you to read and share ADAA's position papers

As a member, you can also order patient brochures at discounted prices. ADAA's website, which receives 13 million page views a year, offers a wide range of educational information and resources.

For questions or to request a membership brochure, email ADAA membership.

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