Mission Statement

The American Test Anxieties Association seeks to Inform, calling attention to the prevalence and severity of test anxiety and providing accurate information about the most promising anxiety reduction programs.

The association joins test anxiety pioneers and researchers with school counselors and educators, to share concerns and find practical solutions.

We are especially interested in —

Overviews, which compare competing interventions;

CD and DVD protocols, which might produce benefits similar to professional interventions but with fewer staff hours and at a fraction of the cost;  &

School Programs, that identify and treat larger numbers of students.


Richard Driscoll, Ph.D.
Westside Psychology & amtaa Program Director
website TestAnxietyControl.com

Contributing Members

Jerome Morton, Ph.D., Executive Director
Little Tennessee Valley Educational Cooperative
School pilot programs & program assessment with regional schools

Tuncay Ergene, Ph.D., Counseling & Guidance
Hacettepe University, Turkey
Administers a grant from the Turkish government to assess viable test reduction protocols.

Charles D. Spielberger, Ph.D., ABPP, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus
Director, Center for Research in Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology
University of South Florida
Anxiety scales, assessment, intervention research

Bruce Holt, Director of Counseling
Maryville College
College Counseling

Michael Uretsky
Educational Consultant
University Instructor – California State University, Stanislaus

Kevin Handley, Ph.D.,  Professor
Germanna Community College

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