Freespira Training

Neal Sideman is one of the leading Freespira trainers. He is a patient and experienced teacher. Here is a little about his background…

Neal achieved his own full recovery and cure from panic disorder and agoraphobia in 1998.

Since 1999, Neal has been a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the leading organization in the field of anxiety disorders.

At the 2018 ADAA Annual Conference, Neal received the “Member of Distinction” award.

Starting in 2013, Neal has served as Co-Chair of the ADAA Public Education Committee. He serves as Chair of the Webinar Subcommittee, and has overseen the creation of over 50 public education webinars.

In 2001, Neal created “,” which provides inspiration and guidance for those healing from panic disorder and agoraphobia. The website has reached over 500,000 people.

Neal has provided support & guidance to over 3,000 people working for their recovery from panic disorder and agoraphobia.

In 2001, Neal started following the groundbreaking research that eventually led to Freespira. This research was featured at the annual ADAA conferences. In 2015, after Freespira received FDA clearance, Neal was one of the first coaches to provide Freespira training via the internet.

The “cognitive behavioral” approach (“CBT” for short) is a great complement to Freespira. For a free introduction to this approach, with audios and cartoons, click on the link below:

Free Introduction to CBT