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.
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 60 public education webinars.
At the 2018 ADAA Annual Conference, Neal received the “Member of Distinction” award.
In 2001, Neal created “paniccure.com,” which provides inspiration and guidance for those healing from panic disorder and agoraphobia. The website has reached over 700,000 people.
Neal has provided support & guidance to over 4,000 people working for their recovery from panic disorder and agoraphobia.