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ADAA is the only multidisciplinary professional membership organization engaging leading experts on the research and treatment of anxiety, depressive disorders, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders.


Our community is made up of international clinicians and basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers with backgrounds in medicine, psychology, social work, counseling, primary care and nursing, neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and other disciplines. 


Join this engaged professional community today!


Questions about your current or future membership? Please email: [email protected].

Categories & Fees

Professional - $289/annually

Licensed to provide clinical services or conduct research in any area related to ADAA's mission.*

*Clinical license number may be required

Trainee/Postdoctoral Fellow/Resident - $135/annually

Actively involved in postgraduate research or clinical training in any discipline related to ADAA's mission.

Submit by email to [email protected], a letter from your institution or supervisor verifying your post-graduate trainee clinical and/or research trainee. Clinical trainees are not licensed or certified to practice.

Student/Full-Time Research Assistant - $75/annually

Enrolled as a full-time research assistant, or graduate student in a related field (medicine, psychology, social work, public health, neuroscience, nursing, counseling, etc.).

Submit by email to [email protected] a letter from your institution verifying your status as a full-time student or clinical or research assistant. Or download a screenshot of your current academic schedule. 

Colleague Membership - $215/annually

ADAA Colleagues work in the medical (e.g., non-psychiatric primary care physicians) or other health and mental health related fields as staff and administrators as well as educators or employees of nonprofit organizations. Mental health licensure not required.

Institutional Membership - up to 30% cost savings

ADAA offers a group membership category with up to a 30% cost savings. Institutional Members must include a minimum of 6 applicants.

Click here for more information - including pricing - and to download an Institutional Membership application.

International Members from Developing Countries- $45/annually

* Developing Countries are defined by the United Nations – please click here to see complete list. Contact [email protected] to join.

Emeritus Membership - $159/annually

Professionals who are fully retired. 

  • Members receive full professional benefits. This does not include being listed on Find-a-Therapist. 
  • Members cannot hold office. To hold office, emeritus members must convert to full professional membership status.

Please download the ADAA Emeritus Form here. Contact ADAA for more information.


Note: ADAA membership follows a calendar-year renewal schedule. All memberships expire the last day of December. All membership renewals are processed in January of the current year.

Questions? Contact ADAA

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Cancellations and Requests for Refunds
Full payment is required with your application. Refunds are provided up to 14 days from the date of payment. An administrative fee of $30 will be applied. ADAA will not provide refunds beyond this date. Refund requests must be submitted via email to [email protected]
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 instances, a full refund will be provided. 
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